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- Vijendra, Poornima D.; Huchappa, Kavitha M.; Lingappa, Roopa; Basappa, Giridhara; Jayanna, Sathisha G.; Kumar, Vadlapudi
- Journal of botany 2016 v.2016 no.6403938 pp. 13
- Vigna aconitifolia; aerial parts; ascorbic acid; cadmium; cell membranes; drought tolerance; glutathione; heavy metals; hydrogen peroxide; legumes; lipid peroxidation; lipoxygenase; nutritive value; roots; seedlings; shoots; superoxide anion; thiols; tissues; toxicity; water content
- ... Moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia L.), a drought resistant legume, possesses high nutritional value. Cadmium (Cd) is a nonessential and the most toxic heavy metal in plants. The present study was to test the hypothesis of whether moth bean being a drought resistant legume can withstand the cadmium stress. Ten-day-old moth bean seedlings were subjected to cadmium stress and investigated for a period of ...