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Effect of salinity stress on plants and its tolerance strategies: a review
The environmental stress is a major area of scientific concern because it constraints plant as well as crop productivity. This situation has been further worsened by anthropogenic activities.Expand
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Rapid accurate field diagnosis of Indian visceral leishmaniasis
BACKGROUND A firm diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) requires demonstration of the parasite in organ aspirates or tissue biopsy samples. The aim of this prospective study was to assessExpand
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Arsenic contamination, consequences and remediation techniques: a review.
The exposure to low or high concentrations of arsenic (As), either due to the direct consumption of As contaminated drinking water, or indirectly through daily intake of As contaminated food may beExpand
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Phase 4 trial of miltefosine for the treatment of Indian visceral leishmaniasis.
BACKGROUND Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a major public health problem in Bihar, accounting for 90% of all cases in India. Development of high levels of resistance to various existing drugsExpand
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An overview on manufactured nanoparticles in plants: Uptake, translocation, accumulation and phytotoxicity.
The unprecedented capability to control and characterize materials on the nanometer scale has led to the rapid expansion of nanostructured materials. The expansion of nanotechnology, resulting intoExpand
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Hydrogen sulfide alleviates toxic effects of arsenate in pea seedlings through up-regulation of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle: Possible involvement of nitric oxide.
In plants, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is an emerging novel signaling molecule that is involved in growth regulation and abiotic stress responses. However, little is known about its role in the regulationExpand
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Nitric oxide alleviates arsenic-induced toxic effects in ridged Luffa seedlings.
Hydroponic experiments were conducted to investigate whether exogenous addition of nitric oxide (NO) as sodium nitroprusside (SNP) alleviates arsenic (As) toxicity in Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.Expand
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Indole acetic acid differently changes growth and nitrogen metabolism in Pisum sativum L. seedlings under chromium (VI) phytotoxicity: Implication of oxidative stress
Abstract The present study investigated impact of exogenous application of indole acetic acid (IAA; 10 and 100 μM) in pea seedlings under hexavalent chromium (Cr VI; 50, 100 and 250 μM). Cr and 100Expand
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Nitric oxide alleviates silver nanoparticles (AgNps)-induced phytotoxicity in Pisum sativum seedlings.
Understanding the adverse impact of nanoparticles in crop plants has emerged as one of the most interesting fields of plant research. Therefore, this study has been conducted to investigate theExpand
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Variation for Staygreen Trait and its Association with Canopy Temperature Depression and Yield Traits Under Terminal Heat Stress in Wheat
Nine hundred and sixty three wheat advanced lines from various sources, including Indian and CIMMYT germplasm, were screened for the presence or absence of staygreen (SG) trait during two cycles,Expand
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