Impact of Automobile Exhaust on Certain Biochemical Changes of some Road Side Cereal Plants of Meerut |
Automobile – "The need of modern world for speed andcomfort", is of a great concern to us due to air/soil pollution. Thus,most Vehicles disturb our environment. Meerut lies in the western part ofUttar-Pradesh and is important source of cereal crops. Pollution is a majorculprit in environmental degradation. With rapid progress of urbanization andindustrialization of the country accompanied with indiscriminate fall out ofwaste substances resulted in the suffering of the life sustaining systems. Theload of pollutants in the aerial atmosphere has increased many fold due to automotiveexhaust and industrial emission, organic vapours, carbon monoxide, sulphurdioxide, unburnt hydrocarbons, oxides of nitrogen, lead oxides and heavy metalslike nickel, arsenic, cadmium and titanium etc. released into the air arehazardous to human health, vegetation, flora and fauna. Likewise, the dischargeof industrial waste to land and water resources cause a serious soil and waterpollution in certain parts of the country.