Plants as Useful Vectors to Reduce Environmental Toxic Arsenic Content

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Mirza, Nosheen; Mahmood, Qaisar; Maroof Shah, Mohammad; Pervez, Arshid; Sultan, Sikander;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 2,014 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/921581, pmc: PMC3913097
  • Subject: Q | Review Article | R | T | Science | Medicine | Technology | Article Subject
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Arsenic (As) toxicity in soil and water is an increasing menace around the globe. Its concentration both in soil and environment is due to natural and anthropogenic activities. Rising arsenic concentrations in groundwater is alarming due to the health risks to plants, a... View more
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