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Cadmium accumulation and its influence on lipid peroxidation and antioxidative system in an aquatic plant, Bacopa monnieri L.
Bacopa monnieri L. plants exposed to 10, 50, 100 and 200 microM cadmium (Cd) for 48, 96 and 144 h were analysed with reference to the accumulation of metal and its influence on various enzymatic and… Expand
Organogenesis and embryogenesis from diverse explants in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.)
Seed and seedling expiants of pigeonpea were evaluated for organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis. De novo plant regeneration through organogenesis was obtained from mature cotyledons, primary… Expand
Prospects of genetic engineering of plants for phytoremediation of toxic metals.
Bioremediation is gaining a lot of importance in recent times as an alternate technology for removal of elemental pollutants in soil and water, which require effective methods of decontamination.… Expand
Advances in development of transgenic plants for remediation of xenobiotic pollutants.
Phytoremediation-the use of plants for cleaning up of xenobiotic compounds-has received much attention in the last few years and development of transgenic plants tailored for remediation will further… Expand
Influence of phytohormones, carbohydrates, aminoacids, growth supplements and antibiotics on somatic embryogenesis and plant differentiation in finger millet
Cultured caryopses of finger millet (Eleusine coracana GAERTN) produced callus from shoot apices or mesocotyls depending upon the concentration of picloram and combination of cytokinins in MS basal… Expand
Plant regeneration from leaf base callus of turmeric and random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis of regenerated plants
Callus cultures were initiated from leaf bases of turmeric on Murashige and Skoog's basal medium (MS) supplemented with dicamba, picloram (2 mg l−1) or 1-naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) (5 mg l−1) in… Expand
Phytoremediation of 137cesium and 90strontium from solutions and low-level nuclear waste by Vetiveria zizanoides.
- Shraddha Singh, S. Eapen, Vidya S. Thorat, C. Kaushik, K. Raj, S. F. D’souza
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Ecotoxicology and environmental safety
- 1 February 2008
Vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanoides) L. Nash plantlets when tested for their potential to remove (90)Sr and (137)Cs (5 x 10(3) k Bq l(-1)) from solutions spiked with individual radionuclide showed… Expand
Thidiazuron-induced shoot regeneration in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.)
Thidiazuron either alone or in combination with IAA induced high frequency shoot regeneration from primary leaf segments of three pigeonpea cultivars. Transfer of the cultures to medium with reduced… Expand
Micropropagation and field evaluation of micropropagated plants of turmeric
A protocol was developed for in vitro propagation of turmeric cv `elite' using young vegetative buds from sprouting rhizomes. The shoot buds produced multiple shoots when cultured on MS solid medium… Expand
Potential for rhizofiltration of uranium using hairy root cultures of Brassica juncea and Chenopodium amaranticolor.
- S. Eapen, K. N. Suseelan, Suchita Tivarekar, S. Kotwal, R. Mitra
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Environmental research
- 1 February 2003
Hairy root cultures of Brassica juncea and Chenopodium amaranticolor were developed by genetic transformation using Agrobacterium rhizogenes. The stable, transformed root systems demonstrated a high… Expand