+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Physiological behavior of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings under metal stress



Physiological behavior of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings under metal stress



Biological Research 46(1): 79-85



The effects of nickel, cobalt, chromium and zinc on the content of vitamins A, E and C, malondialdehyde (MDA), chlorophyll and carotenoids were investigated in bean seedlings (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) grown in Hoagland solution Control and heavy metal-treated plants were grown for ten days in Hoagland solution. Vitamin A, E, and C content were measured in primary leaves by high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC). MDA, chlorophyll and carotenoids were measured in leaves by spectrophotometer. In heavy metal treated plants, the levels of MDA, vitamins A, E and C and carotenoids significantly increased, while chlorophyll content decreased in leaves of seedlings. The results indicate that heavy metals caused an oxidative stress in bean plants. The strongest effect on vitamins A, E and C, MDA, chlorophyll and carotenoids was found in plants exposed to nickel, followed by the sequence cobalt > chromium> zinc.

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 055001419

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 23760419

DOI: 10.4067/S0716-97602013000100012


Related references

Physiological response of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings to salinity stress. African Journal of Biotechnology 6(2): 79-88, 2007

Genotypic variation in growth and physiological responses of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings to flooding. African Journal of Biotechnology 10(38): 7372-7380, 2011

Rhizoctonia root rot of bean phaseolus vulgaris soybean glycine max and adzuki bean phaseolus radiatus var aureus seedlings. Memoirs of the Faculty of Agriculture Hokkaido University 12(4): 262-270, 1981

Studies of non-ionic osmotic stress on bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) callus and seedlings cultures. Acta Horticulturae ( 447): 455-456, 1997

Effects of ascorbic acid and gibberellin A3 on alleviation of salt stress in common bean Phaseolus vulgaris L seedlings. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 35(3): 667-677, 2013

Effects of heat stress and hypoxia on growth, water relations and ABA levels in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings. Acta Horticulturae ( 516): 31-39, 2000

Physiological and biochemical responses of bush bean phaseolus vulgaris to ozone and drought stress. Journal of Plant Physiology 137(5): 565-570, 1991

Physiological response of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) to water stress in a split-root system. Annual report1(41): 208-209, 1998

Changes in morphological and physiological traits and stress-related enzyme activities of green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes in response to waterlogging stress and recovery treatment. Horticulture Environment and Biotechnology 56(3): 391-401, 2015

Chilling and water stress injury in bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings reduced by pretreatment with CaCl2, mefluidide, KCl and MgCl2. Egyptian Journal of Horticulture 23(1): 77-87, 1996

Arsenic-induced oxidative stress in the common bean legume, Phaseolus vulgaris L. seedlings and its amelioration by exogenous nitric oxide. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants 19(1): 69-79, 2014

Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) seedlings overcome NaCl stress as a result of presoaking in Moringa oleifera leaf extract. Scientia Horticulturae 162: 63-70, 2013

Solar tracking light avoidance induced by water stress in leaves of kidney bean phaseolus vulgaris seedlings in the field. Crop Science 26(5): 980-986, 1986

Physiological and molecular analysis of the interaction between aluminium toxicity and drought stress in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Journal of Experimental Botany 63(8): 3109-3125, 2012

Rhizoplane iron stress response physiology of normal snap bean phaseolus vulgaris seedlings vs. temperature sensitive chlorotic hybrids. Plant Physiology 75(SUPPL 1): 95, 1984