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Effect of arsenic on spatial pattern of radial oxygen loss and iron plaque formation in rice

Wu, C., Huang, L., Xue, S., Pan, W., Zou, Q., Hartley, W. and Mo, J. (2017) Effect of arsenic on spatial pattern of radial oxygen loss and iron plaque formation in rice. Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 27 (2). pp. 413-419.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1003-6326(17)60047-5

Abstract

The effects of different arsenic (As) treatments on spatial pattern of radial oxygen loss (ROL), iron (Fe) plaque formation and As accumulation in rice were investigated using three rice genotypes, planted under greenhouse conditions. Arsenic was applied to soil at 50 and 100 mg/kg, with untreated soil used as a control having an average As concentration of 8.5 mg/kg. It was demonstrated that the ratio of ROL in root tips to that at the root base slightly decreased with increasing As concentration, suggesting that the spatial ROL patterns in these groups may be shifted from the “tight” barrier towards the “partial” barrier form. Furthermore, increasing As concentration led to a increase in Fe plaque formation on root surfaces. In addition, root As concentrations of genotypes in 50 and 100 mg/kg As treatments were significantly higher than that of control treatment (P<0.05). Grain As concentration of genotype Nanyangzhan (with lower ROL) was significantly higher (P<0.05) than that of genotype CNT87059-3 with higher ROL.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: arsenic, iron plaque, rice, spatial pattern of ROL
Divisions: Crop and Environment Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Kath Osborn
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 15:40
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2018 05:10
URI: http://hau.collections.crest.ac.uk/id/eprint/15675

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