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Wild plants, Andropogon virginicus L. and Miscanthus sinensis Anders, are tolerant to multiple stresses including aluminum, heavy metals and oxidative stresses

Author(s): B. Ezaki, E. Nagao, Y. Yamamoto, S. Nakashima and T. Enomoto

Month: May
Year: 2008

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Plant Cell Reports
Volume: 27
Issue: 5
Pages: 951-961

Article Topic(s): Germination, Restoration, Stress
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Andropogon virginicus (Broomsedge),

Abstract

Describes the results of screening 49 wild plants for their tolerance of Aluminum. Andropogon virginicus exhibited high tolerance to Aluminum as well as chromium, zinc, diamide and hydrogen peroxide. This information may be useful in reclamation projects.

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B. Ezaki, E. Nagao, Y. Yamamoto, S. Nakashima and T. Enomoto. "Wild plants, Andropogon virginicus L. and Miscanthus sinensis Anders, are tolerant to multiple stresses including aluminum, heavy metals and oxidative stresses." Plant Cell Reports 27.5 (2008): 951-961.

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ISSN: 0721-7714
DOI: 10.1007/s00299-007-0503-8

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