Assessment of both environmental cytotoxicity and trace metal pollution using Populus simonii Carr. as a bioindicator.

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The level of environmental pollution in the city of Ivano-Frankivsk (Western Ukraine) has been assessed by means of roadside poplar trees as bioindicators. Dividable apical meristem cells of rudimentary leaves were quantitatively analysed for mitotic activity and distribution. Anaphases were further examined for chromosomal aberrations. Male catkins were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10661-014-3879-2

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