CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 39
Identification of genetic determinants controlling cadmium accumulation in tobacco
(1) UMR de Biochimie et Physiologie Moléculaire des Plantes, INRA/CNRS/Montpellier SupAgro/Université Montpellier, Montpellier, France; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Leaf Research, La Tour, Bergerac, France
Cadmium is a toxic heavy metal naturally absorbed and accumulated by plants. It is present in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) leaves and potentially in the smoke of cigarettes. Reducing the cadmium content in leaves of tobacco plants requires a better...