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- Tang, Lin; Luo, Wei-jun; He, Zhen-li; Gurajala, Hanumanth Kumar; Hamid, Yasir; Khan, Kiran Yasmin; Yang, Xiao-e
- Journal of Zhejiang University 2018 v.19 no.2 pp. 147-158
- Ipomoea aquatica; aerial parts; breeding; cadmium; cost effectiveness; fertilizer rates; fruits; genotype; heavy metals; human nutrition; humans; lead; nitrates; phosphorus fertilizers; risk; screening; soil; vegetables; zinc
- ... Vegetables are important constituents of the human diet. Heavy metals and nitrate are among the major contaminants of vegetables. Consumption of vegetables and fruits with accumulated heavy metals and nitrate has the potential to damage different body organs leading to unwanted effects. Breeding vegetables with low heavy metal and nitrate contaminants is a cost-effective approach. We investigated ...
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