A comparative study of heavy metal accumulation and antioxidant responses in Jatropha curcas L .

Jatropha curcas L. commonly known as physic nut or purging nut, is a drought resistant shrub belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae, was analyzed for its accumulation capacity of heavy metals such as lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd) and chromium (Cr). Bioassay was conducted by raising the plant by vegetative propagating the stem cutting in varying concentration of… CONTINUE READING