Calcium application enhances growth and alleviates the damaging effects induced by Cd stress in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)

In this study, the effects of calcium (Ca2+) application on acquired systemic tolerance mechanism to cadmium (Cd) stress in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) were studied. The Cd stress reduced the root and shoot growth of sesame, and plant contents of photosynthetic pigments; however, the application of...

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Main Authors: Elsayed Fathi Abd_Allah, Abeer Hashem, Abdulaziz A. Alqarawi, Stephan Wirth, Dilfuza Egamberdieva
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2017-01-01
Series:Journal of Plant Interactions
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