African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1087

Full Length Research Paper

Lead uptake of water plants in water stream at Kiteezi landfill site, Kampala (Uganda)

Dana Jill Mugisa
  • Dana Jill Mugisa
  • Department of Agricultural Bio-Systems Engineering, Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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Noble Banadda
  • Noble Banadda
  • Department of Agricultural Bio-Systems Engineering, Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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Nicholas Kiggundu
  • Nicholas Kiggundu
  • Department of Agricultural Bio-Systems Engineering, Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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R. Asuman
  • R. Asuman
  • Chemistry Laboratory, Uganda Industrial Research Institute, P. O. Box 7086, Kampala, Uganda
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  •  Received: 29 September 2014
  •  Accepted: 08 April 2015
  •  Published: 20 May 2015

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