Radionuclide concentration in tea, cabbage, orange, kiwi and soil and lifetime cancer risk due to gamma radioactivity in Rize, Turkey


Keser R. , GORUR F. K. , AKÇAY N. , OKUMUSOGLU N. T.

JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, vol.91, no.6, pp.987-991, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jsfa.4259
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
  • Page Numbers: pp.987-991

Abstract

BACKGROUND: In this study, the activity concentrations of Th-232, U-238, K-40 and Cs-137 were measured in tea, cabbage, orange, kiwi and soil samples collected from different stations using gamma spectrometry with a high-purity germanium detector.