1. Physiological response of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) to increasing heavy metals levels in the medium

Author: Lyubka Koleva, Anna Nikolova, Andon Vassilev

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The physiological response of cucumber plants to increasing levels of Zn, Cu and Cd was studied at control conditions. It was established that the applied heavy metal treatment retarded growth, enhanced root peroxidase activity and decreased photosynthetic pigments content.