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Table 2 Methodology and instrument used for air quality analysis

From: Screening potential plant species for arresting particulates in Jharia coalfield, India

ParameterMethodInstrument
PM2.5Gravimetric and Beta
attenuation Method
APM550 as per USEPA guidelines
PM10Gravimetric and
Beta attenuation Method
APM550 as per USEPA guidelines
pHConductivitypH meter
Total chlorophyll and ascorbic acidMachlachlan and Zalik, 1963 and
Keller and Schwager, 1977 respectively
Centrifuge, Spectrophotometer
Relative water contentWeatherly, 1965Oven