Physiological response of cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) to increasing heavy metal levels in the medium
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Author: Koleva, Lyubka; Nikolova, Anna, Vassilev, Andon
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.