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Metal concentrations in plants and soils from two British serpentine sites

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The concentrations of several metals in plants and soils from two British serpentine sites were investigated. Large interspecific differences in plant tissue concentrations of metals were found and are believed to reflect innate differences in plant response to the unusual soil conditions. Particularly noteworthy are the high iron levels in some of the species.

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Johnston, W.R., Proctor, J. Metal concentrations in plants and soils from two British serpentine sites. Plant Soil 46, 275–278 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00693136

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Keywords

  • Iron
  • Plant Physiology
  • Metal Concentration
  • Plant Tissue
  • Soil Condition