Mitigating arsenic contamination in rice plants with an aquatic fern, Marsilea minuta

  title={Mitigating arsenic contamination in rice plants with an aquatic fern, Marsilea minuta},
  author={Ummehani Hassi and Md Tawhid Hossain and S. M. Imamul Huq},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
Dangers of arsenic contamination are well known in human civilization. The threat increases when arsenic is accumulated in food and livestock through irrigated crops or animal food. Hence, it is important to mitigate the effects of arsenic as much as possible. This paper discusses a process for reducing the level of arsenic in different parts of rice plants with an aquatic fern, Marsilea minuta L. A pot experiment was done to study the possibility of using Marsilea minuta as a phytoremediator… 
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