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Accumulation of copper by Acremonium pinkertoniae, a fungus isolated from industrial wastes.
Acremonium pinkertoniae isolated from zinc wastes was studied to understand the mechanisms that allow living organisms to thrive in polluted environments and the possible role of the fungus in theExpand
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Metal uptake and detoxification mechanisms in Erica andevalensis growing in a pyrite mine tailing
Abstract Erica andevalensis was found growing in the banks of extremely acidic, heavily metal-contaminated tailings of an abandoned pyrite mine in the Mertola region of southeastern Portugal.Expand
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ROLE OF MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI IN PHYTOREMEDIATION AND TOXICITY MONITORING OF HEAVY METAL RICH INDUSTRIAL WASTES IN SOUTHERN POLAND
The chapter summarizes research carried out within the last 15 years on the role of mycorrhizal fungi in phytoremediation of zinc wastes located in southern Poland. The impact of various technologiesExpand
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137Cs and 40K in fruiting bodies of different fungal species collected in a single forest in southern Poland.
Fruiting bodies of fungi belonging to more than 70 species were collected within a few thousand square meter area of one forest during 2006 and 2007. The soil profile was collected to check theExpand
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Optimization of culture conditions of Arnica montana L.: effects of mycorrhizal fungi and competing plants
Arnica montana is a rare plant that needs special protection because of its intensive harvesting for medicinal purposes. The present work was aimed at finding optimal culture conditions for ArnicaExpand
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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi alter thymol derivative contents of Inula ensifolia L.
Individuals of Inula ensifolia L. (Asteraceae), a valuable xerothermic plant species with potential therapeutic value, were inoculated under laboratory conditions with different strains of arbuscularExpand
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Metal uptake by xerothermic plants introduced into Zn-Pb industrial wastes
The dusty surfaces of post-flotation wastes contain high concentrations of toxic compounds and spread widely if appropriate vegetation is not introduced. It has been previously established thatExpand
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Establishment of arbuscular mycorrhizal plants originating from xerothermic grasslands on heavy metal rich industrial wastes–new solution for waste revegetation
Industrial waste substrata, rich in heavy metals, are poorly suited for plant growth. Efforts are made to establish an appropriate plant cover to reduce erosion and further contamination. Grasses areExpand
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Mycothallic/mycorrhizal symbiosis of chlorophyllous gametophytes and sporophytes of a fern, Pellaea viridis (Forsk.) Prantl (Pellaeaceae, Pteridales)
AbstractGametophytes of Pellaea viridis that appeared spontaneously on the surface of substratum originating from an ultramafic area were found to form mycothallic symbiosis with arbuscularExpand
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Mycorrhizal fungi modulate phytochemical production and antioxidant activity of Cichorium intybus L. (Asteraceae) under metal toxicity.
Cichorium intybus (common chicory), a perennial plant, common in anthropogenic sites, has been the object of a multitude of studies in recent years due to its high content of antioxidants utilized inExpand
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