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sulfur dioxide damage

Air Pollution Effects on Vegetables

May 2007  The burning of coal and other fossil fuels gives rise to various chemical pollutants such as SO 2 (sulfur dioxide), NOx (nitrogen oxides such as nitrite, nitrate, etc.), O3 (ozone) as well as a variety of other hydrocarbons. Ozone and peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) produced in these reactions...
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