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- Christie, Peter, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2016 v.23 no.15 pp. 15101-15110
- Ipomoea aquatica; acute toxicity; agricultural soils; antioxidants; catalase; enzyme activity; germination; irrigation; leaves; livestock; oxytetracycline; peroxidase; photosynthesis; pollutants; polluted soils; poultry manure; root growth; sewage; soil microorganisms; soil toxicity; stomatal conductance; superoxide dismutase; toxicity testing; water use efficiency
- ... Water spinach (Ipomoea aquatic Forsk.) was selected to investigate the effects of oxytetracycline (OTC) on the toxicity of soil contaminated by long-term sewage irrigation. After acute toxicity test in petri dish at nine different OTC-spiked levels for 48 h, the germination rate was found to be generally inhibited in all treatments treated with OTC but the root elongation and activities of several ...