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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2012, 66, abstr. 04

    Past, present and future approaches for reducing cadmium content in tobacco leaves

    MANOHAR M.(1,2); SHIGAKI T.(3); SHIGAKI L.(3);HIRSCHI K.D.(1,2)
    (1) United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; (2) Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; (3) Papua New Guinea National Agricultural Research Institute, Papua, New Guinea
    Contamination of soils by heavy metals such as cadmium is of great concern for global agricultural practices and human health. To overcome the toxic effects of heavy metals, plants have evolved various mechanisms such as reduced intake of toxic metals, ...
  2. Beitr. Tabakforsch. Int./Contrib. Tob. Research, 2009, 23-5, p. 244-7., ISSN.0173-783X

    The effect of fertilization and mycorrhiza on cadmium uptake by tobacco

    JANOUSKOVA M.; LUGON-MOULIN N.; MARTIN F.
    Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Dept. of Mycorrhizal Symbioses, Prùhonice, Czech Republic.
    The effect of fertilization and arbuscular mycorrhiza (AM) on cadmium (Cd) uptake by tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) was studied in a greenhouse pot experiment. Two tobacco varieties and five AM fungal isolates were included in this study. Each combination ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Paris, 2006, AP 36

    Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizae on cadmium uptake by tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum)

    JANOUSKOVA M.; VOSATKA M.; ROSSI L.; MARTIN F.; DONINI P.; LUGON-MOULIN N.
    Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Dept. of Mycorrhizal Symbioses, Prùhonice, Czech Republic.
    Cadmium (Cd) uptake by tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) varieties Basma BEK, K326 and TN90 inoculated with five arbuscular mycorrhizae (AM) isolates was studied in a pot experiment. Despite low levels of root colonisation, AM symbiosis affected Cd ...
  4. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Congress, Yokohama, 1996, p. 76-79.

    Environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer: an evaluation of the risk

    IDLE J.R.
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Medical Technical Research Centre, Trondheim, Norway
    The author is Chairman of the European Independent Working Group on Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Lung Cancer whose report was released in May 1996. The report addresses the possible association between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and ...