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Table 1 Concentrations (μg/kg, wet weight) of As and Cd in legumes and cereals

From: Arsenic and cadmium concentrations in legumes and cereals grown in the North Central Province, Sri Lanka and assessment of their health risk

Species Cd (μg/kg) As (μg/kg)
Mean Median Range Mean Median Range
Mustard 13.67 7.220 <LOQ-42.52 <LOQ <LOQ <LOQ-61.84
Maize 10.37 4.882 <LOQ-122.2 90.94 <LOQ <LOQ-475.7
Finger millet 22.38 11.11 <LOQ-120.5 52.67 <LOQ <LOQ-602.5
Sesame 37.52 27.68 <LOQ-121.5 105.2 <LOQ <LOQ-519.7
Cowpea 7.930 3.036 <LOQ-34.61 60.25 <LOQ <LOQ-502.5
Urad dal 21.21 14.16 <LOQ-39.34 47.95 <LOQ <LOQ-198.5
Foxtail millet 22.34 22.57 <LOQ-49.99 29.40 <LOQ <LOQ-127.1
Long bean 11.53 3.316 <LOQ-44.17 <LOQ <LOQ <LOQ
Green gram 27.53 16.85 <LOQ-117.4 46.69 <LOQ <LOQ-348.0