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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...