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- Wali, Mariem, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2015 v.22 no.14 pp. 10769-10777
- Sesuvium portulacastrum; absorption; biomass; biotopes; cadmium; chlorosis; halophytes; heavy metals; leaves; necrosis; plant growth; proteins; salinity; seedlings; shoots; sodium chloride; stems; tissues; toxicity
- ... It has previously been shown that certain halophytes can grow and produce biomass despite of the contamination of their saline biotopes with toxic metals. This suggests that these plants are able to cope with both salinity and heavy metal constraints. NaCl is well tolerated by halophytes and apparently can modulate their responses to Cd. However, the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. This stud ...