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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Evaluation Of Mycorrhizal Influence On The Development And Phytoremediation Potential Of Canavalia Gladiata In Pb-contaminated Soils.
Author: Souza, Lucas Anjos
Andrade, Sara Adrián López
Souza, Sarah Caroline Ribeiro
Schiavinato, Marlene Aparecida
Abstract: Soil contamination by heavy metals is a serious problem to humans due to its high level of toxicity. The heavy metal lead (Pb) is commonly used in industries and if the disposal of residues that contain this element is not done properly may result in tragic consequences to the organisms. In this experiment we assessed the potential of a forrage leguminous, Canavalia gladiata, to phytoremediate lead-contaminated soil under mycorrhizal influence. The experimental design was composed of 4 Pb doses (0, 250, 500, and 1000 mg kg(-1) of soil) and the plants were inoculated or uninoculated with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF). We observed that the nodulation was severely affected by the presence of Pb independently of the mycorrhizal status; most of the elements analyzed were affected independently of the mycorrhizal status with exception of P. The mycorrhizal colonization was able to restrict the entrance of Pb in plants under high concentrations of Pb but promoted it's accumulation in both organs under intermediate concentrations of this element. Besides the mycorrhization did not promote plant growth under Pb stress, the use of this plant may be considered to be used for phytostabilization purposes.
Subject: Biodegradation, Environmental
Plant Root Nodulation
Plant Roots
Plant Shoots
Random Allocation
Soil Pollutants
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2012.716099
Date Issue: 2013
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