The Genetic Basis of Metal Hyperaccumulation in Plants

@article{Pollard2002TheGB,
  title={The Genetic Basis of Metal Hyperaccumulation in Plants},
  author={A Joseph Pollard and Keri Dandridge Powell and Frances A. Harper and J Andrew C Smith},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={21},
  pages={539 - 566}
}
Referee: Professor Alan J.M. Baker, School of Botany, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia A relatively small yet diverse group of plants are capable of sequestering metals in their shoot tissues at remarkably high concentrations that would be toxic to most organisms. This process, known as metal hyperaccumulation, is of interest for several reasons, including its relevance to the phytoremediation of metalpolluted soils. Most research on hyperaccumulators has focused on the… Expand
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