Arsenic uptake and accumulation in rice (Oryza sativa L.) irrigated with contaminated water

@article{Abedin2004ArsenicUA,
  title={Arsenic uptake and accumulation in rice (Oryza sativa L.) irrigated with contaminated water},
  author={Md. Joinal Abedin and Janet Cotter-Howells and Andy A. Meharg},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2004},
  volume={240},
  pages={311-319}
}
Long-term use of arsenic contaminated groundwater to irrigate crops, especially paddy rice (Oryza sativaL.) has resulted in elevated soil arsenic levels in Bangladesh. There is, therefore, concern regarding accumulation of arsenic in rice grown on these soils. A greenhouse pot experiment was conducted to evaluate the impact of arsenic-contaminated irrigation water on the growth and uptake of arsenic into rice grain, husk, straw and root. There were altogether 10 treatments which were a… CONTINUE READING