Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles to Lemna minor L.

  title={Phytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles to Lemna minor L.},
  author={Eva J Gubbins and Lesley Claire Batty and Jamie R. Lead},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  volume={159 6},
The use of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in commercial products has increased significantly in recent years. Although there has been some attempt to determine the toxic effects of AgNPs, there is little information on aquatic plants which have a vital role in ecosystems. This study reports the use of Lemna minor L. clone St to investigate the phytotoxicity… CONTINUE READING