Excess lead alters growth, metabolism and translocation of certain nutrients in radish.

To elucidate the deleterious effects of excess lead on radish (Raphanus sativus) cv. Jaunpuri plants were grown in refined sand in complete nutrient solution for 30 days. On the 31st day lead nitrate was superimposed at 0.1 and 0.5mM to radish for 65 days. A set of plants in complete nutrient solution was maintained as control for the same period without… (More)