Ecology, Environment and Conservation Paper

Vol.18, Issue 2, 2012; Page No.(327-330)

EFFECT OF L. ASCORBIC ACID AND OXALIC ACID ON THE GROWTH OF LEMNA MINOR AND METAL UPTAKE OF HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM

Doulat Ram

Abstract

Heavy metals discharged from effluents, constitute a major source of water pollution (Stoychve et al., 2002). These heavy metals include Mg, Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cr, Mo and Ni (Langille and Machean, 1976). Some of these are toxic at very low concentrations. Certain plants have the ability to accumulate heavy metals. Water contamination with heavy metals is a very serious problem in the world. Toxic chemicals are present in ponds, ditches and rivers and affect the life of aquatic organisms (Rai et al., 2002).

Enter your contact information below to receive full paper.
Your Name :
Email:
Phone:
City:
Cost of Full Paper: Rs.75 for Indian Nationals or $20 (USD) for international subscribers.
By clicking on Request Paper you Agree to pay the above mentioned cost per paper.