Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 605–607 | Cite as

Cadmium Toxicity: The effect on Macro- and Micro-Nutrient Contents in Soybean Seedlings

  • G. Dražić
  • N. Mihailović
  • Z. Stojanović


The effect of Cd (10, 100, and 200 μM) on tissue contents of macronutrients (N, P, K, Ca, Mg) and micronutrients (Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn) was investigated in hydroponically grown soybean (Glycine max) seedlings. Concentration changes of analysed elements observed against increasing Cd accumulation indicated that acute Cd-phytotoxic effect monitored through chlorophyll content was not a consequence of nutrient deficiency.

Glycine max growth parameters leaves roots 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Dražić
    • 1
  • N. Mihailović
    • 1
  • Z. Stojanović
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for the Application of Nuclear EnergyZemunSerbia and Montenegro
  2. 2.Institute of Veterinary Medicine of SerbiaZemunSerbia and Montenegro

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