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Copper availability assessment of Cu-contaminated vineyard soils using black oat cultivation and chemical extractants
Grapevines grown on acid soils with low fertility in southern Brazil are treated with intense foliar applications of copper (Cu) fungicides, resulting in an increased level of Cu in the soil andExpand
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Effect of cadmium on growth, micronutrient concentration, and δ-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase and acid phosphatase activities in plants of Pfaffia glomerata
Plântulas de Pfaffia glomerata (Spreng.) Pedersen foram cultivadas em cinco niveis (0, 20, 40, 60 e 80 μM) de cadmio (Cd) em um sistema hidroponico durante 7 d, visando-se analisar o crescimento, asExpand
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The potential of Zea mays L. in remediating copper and zinc contaminated soils for grapevine production
Abstract The application of fungicides containing Cu and Zn in vineyards can lead to accumulation of these metals at toxic levels. The successive cultivation of maize in these areas can be anExpand
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Global Sourcing of Low-Inorganic Arsenic Rice Grain
Arsenic in rice grain is dominated by two species: the carcinogen inorganic arsenic (the sum of arsenate and arsenite) and dimethylarsinic acid (DMA). Rice is the dominant source of inorganic arsenicExpand
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Response of Cucumis sativus L. seedlings to Pb exposure
No presente estudo, os efeitos do chumbo (Pb) sobre o crescimento, a concentracao de pigmentos fotossinteticos, a peroxidacao lipidica, a percentagem de extravazamento de eletrolitos (ELP), aExpand
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Rice Grain Cadmium Concentrations in the Global Supply-Chain
One of cadmium’s major exposure routes to humans is through rice consumption. The concentrations of cadmium in the global polished (white), market rice supply-chain were assessed in 2270 samples,Expand
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Nutritional disorder in Pfaffia glomerata by mercury excess in nutrient solution
The mineral nutritional homeostasis in response to different concentrations of Hg (0, 25 and 50μM) was evaluated in Pfaffia glomerata plant. The exposure to the highest level of Hg (50µM) caused aExpand
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Processing quality of potato tubers produced during autumn and spring and stored at different temperatures
The objective of this work was to access processing quality of potato clones (Solanum tuberosum) Asterix, SMINIA793101-3, and Missaukee cultivated during spring and autumn growing seasons and storedExpand
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Chemical properties and protective effect of Rosmarinus officinalis: Mitigation of lipid peroxidation and DNA-damage from arsenic exposure
Recent studies have implicated dietary factors in the cause and prevention of important diseases, with strong evidence that plant’s compounds can protect against these diseases. Moreover, foodExpand
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