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- Trumble, John T., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Environmental and experimental botany 2011 v.74 pp. 90-97
- Brassica juncea; Stanleya; agricultural runoff; corolla; environmental factors; greenhouses; leaves; nectar; nectar plants; plant tissues; pods; pollen; pollinators; polluted soils; reproductive traits; risk; sand; seeds; selenium; shale; soil water
- ... Selenium (Se) is a metalloid that can occur naturally in soils from the Cretaceous shale deposits of a prehistoric inland sea in the western United States. Agricultural irrigation and runoff solubilizes Se from these shales, causing buildups of toxic levels of selenate (SeOâ Â²â») in water and soil. Our main objective was to investigate the accumulation of Se in two Brassicaceae species chosen ...