Effects of Exogenous Glycinebetaine and Trehalose on Lead Accumulation in an Aquatic Plant (Lemna gibba L.)

Duman F.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYTOREMEDIATION, cilt.13, sa.5, ss.492-497, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/15226514.2010.495149
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.492-497


This study was aimed at investigating and comparing the effects of exogenous glycinebetaine (GB) and trehalose (TR) on lead (Pb) accumulation in Lemna gibba. Two-way ANOVA showed that both GB and TR had significant effects on Pb accumulation. However, TR seemed to be more effective than GB. It was determined that 5 mM GB application decreased Pb accumulation whereas 0.5 mM TR increased and 2 and 5 mM decreased Pb accumulation. The results obtained from this study will be useful for examining the phytoremediation of polluted water using aquatic plants.