Transfer of Toxic Elements from the Atmosphere to Cattle and Game Animals

  • C. Ronneau
  • J. Patigny-Evers
  • J. Cara


Neutron activation analysis was used for determining trace element content in hair of herbivorous animals. Pollutant deposition from the air onto foliage must be considered as the main cause of contamination of the animals.

Index Entries

Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA) air pollutant deposition herbivorous animals, domestic and wild roe deer red deer boar 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ronneau
    • 1
  • J. Patigny-Evers
    • 1
  • J. Cara
    • 1
  1. 1.Université Catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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