Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2003 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 6 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2003
 


Table 3. Plants with potential for the phytoextraction of various metals and radionuclides.

Metal

 

Plant species

Reference

Cd

Brassica juncea (L.) Czern

Kumar et al. 1995a
Huang et al. 1997a
Ebbs et al. 1997
Salt et al. 1995b

Cr (VI)

B. junceaá

Kumar et al. 1995a
Huang et al. 1997a

137Cs

Amaranthus retroflexus L.; B. juncea, B. oleracea L.; Phalaris arundinacea L.; Phaseolus acutifolius A.Gray.

Lasat et al. 1997
Lasat et al. 1998
Negri and Hinchman, 2000

Cu

B. juncea á

Ebbs and Kochian, 1997

Ni

B. juncea á

Ebbs and Kochian, 1997

Pb

B. campetris L.; B. carinata A. Br.; B. juncea; B. napus L.; B. nigra (L.) Koch.; Helianthus annuus L.; Pisum sativum L.; Zea mays L.

Begonia et al. 1998
Blaylock et al. 1997
Ebbs and Kochian, 1998

Se

B. napus L.; Festuca arundianacea Schreb; Hibiscus cannabinus L.

Ba˝uelos et al. 1997

U

B. chinensis L; B. juncea; B. narinosa L., Amaranthus spp.

Huang et al. 1998

Zn

Avena sativa; B. juncea; B. napus L. Hordeum vulgare, B. rapa

Ebbs et al. 1997
Ebbs and Kochian, 1998


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