Short shoots of Betula pendula Roth. as bioindicators of urban environmental pollution in Wrocław (Poland)

  title={Short shoots of Betula pendula Roth. as bioindicators of urban environmental pollution in Wrocław (Poland)},
  author={A. Samecka-Cymerman and K. Kolon and A. Kempers},
Concentrations of the elements Ca, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, N, Ni, P, Pb and Zn were measured in leaves of Betula pendula from the polluted areas of Wrocław, Poland and from a control site, relatively free from pollution. From the same sampled trees, lengths of vegetative short shoots were measured to investigate the influence of environmental pollution. Length of the vegetative short shoots of B. pendula was positively influenced by the traffic intensity and by the concentration of Co… Expand

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