Biology Environmental Science

Biological Effects of Fall Outs (1)

In this article we will discuss Biological Effects of Fall Outs (1)

Biological Effects of Fall outs

The fallout of radionuclides combines with various metals and dust and from colloidal suspension combines with organic compounds to form complexes. The smaller particles of radionuclides adhere tightly to the leaves of plants and produce radiation damage to leaf tissue besides entering the tissues also. Through grazing animals these enter the food chain directly at the primary consumers level. Radionuclides, which combine with organic substances, enter the food chain through producer tropic level. Therefore, the radionuclides fall out manages to enter the body of all living organisms. Radioactive Strontium-90 poses
a health hazard in human beings and other higher vertebrates.


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