The detection and monitoring of odorants and/or chemical pollutants in the environment have become a major challenge to scientific community of modern developed and developing countries of the world. Billions of tons of organic and inorganic chemical pollutants are released into the air, water, and soil, annually resulting in widespread potential health hazards to plants, animals, and humans worldwide. Monitoring of environmental pollution is necessary and considered a crucial element in the assessment of air quality in cities and rural areas.
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