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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Organic amendment can reduce arsenic uptake in wheat

Author(s):

Akanksha Raj, Jajati Mandal and Preety Bala Kumari

Abstract:
A study was conducted to determine the efficacy of organic amendment in reducing arsenic uptake in wheat for this purpose soil was collected and recommended dose of N, P, K were added. The soil was spiked with five different level of arsenic (0, 10, 20, 30, 40 ppm). For organic amendment paddy husk and vermicompost were used, and the results revealed that the treatment with the paddy husk was found to be the best in comparison to vermicompost for amendment of arsenic. The arsenic accumulation in plants parts followed the order root>stem>leaf>economic produce and it was found that paddy husk was the better amendment for all the arsenic accumulated plant parts.

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How to cite this article:
Akanksha Raj, Jajati Mandal and Preety Bala Kumari. Organic amendment can reduce arsenic uptake in wheat. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):1355-1360. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i2v.11042

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