Differential response of arsenic stress in two varieties of Brassica juncea L.

@article{Gupta2009DifferentialRO,
  title={Differential response of arsenic stress in two varieties of Brassica juncea L.},
  author={Meetu Gupta and Pallavi Sharma and Neera Bhalla Sarin and Alok Krishna Sinha},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2009},
  volume={74 9},
  pages={1201-8}
}
Present study showed the toxicity caused by Arsenite (As(III)) and its detoxification responses in two varieties (Varuna and Pusa Bold) of Brassica juncea. Comparisons were made in leaves and roots of both the varieties, which showed that the accumulation pattern in both the varieties were dose and duration dependent, being more in roots for two days and in leaves for four days. Increase/decrease of antioxidant enzymes activities (SOD, CAT, GPX) showed not much changes at the given… CONTINUE READING
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