Ecotoxicological assessment of industrial effluent using duckweed (Lemna minor L.) as a test organism.


This study aimed at assessing the toxic effects of industrial effluents using duckweed (Lemna minor L.) plants as a test system. Growth inhibition test according to standardized protocol (ISO 20079) was performed. The suitability of the Comet assay (indicates DNA damage) and certain parameters such as peroxidase activity and lipid peroxidation level, as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-009-0408-0


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