Does antioxidant capacity of leaves play a role in growth response to selenium at different sulfur nutritional status

  title={Does antioxidant capacity of leaves play a role in growth response to selenium at different sulfur nutritional status},
  author={Roghieh Hajiboland and Leila Amjad},
  journal={Plant Soil and Environment},
There are evidences of beneficial effects of selenium (Se) on plant growth. In this work, using alfalfa ( Medicago sativa L.) and two varieties of Brassica oleracea L. (cabbage and kohlrabi), the effect of Se addition (10 and 20µM) on growth and concentration of sulfur and Se was investigated in hydroponic experiments. In order to study the involvement of Se-mediated changes in the antioxidant capacity of plants in growth promotion by Se, the activity of antioxidant enzymes including ascorbate… 

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