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Calcium Oxalate Deposits in Leaves of Corchorus olitorius as Related to Accumulation of Toxic Metals


Journal: Russian Journal of Plant Physiology

 Publication Date: 03/2004

 Summary: Plants show a large amount of oxalates crystals in their leafs and cells. Plants grown in the prescence of heavy metals uptake those heavy metals significantly. Aluminum was the only heavy metal that significantly accumulated in the oxalate crystals.