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..The study further highlig5895hted the significant uptake of arsenic ions by mustard plants. ..
Kaur R, Yadav P, Thukral A, Walia A, Bhardwaj R. Co-application of 6-ketone type brassinosteroid and metal chelator alleviates cadmium toxicity in B. juncea L. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:685-700 pubmed publisher
..Confocal microscopy revealed enhanced content of NO. Results suggested that binary combination of castasterone and citric acid is helpful in improving cadmium accumulation and ameliorating metal toxicity in B. juncea seedlings. ..
Kaur R, Yadav P, Sharma A, Kumar Thukral A, Kumar V, Kaur Kohli S, et al
. Castasterone and citric acid treatment restores photosynthetic attributes in Brassica juncea L. under Cd(II) toxicity. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;145:466-475 pubmed publisher
..The results imply that seed treatment with CS and soil application with CA can effectively alleviate Cd(II) induced toxicity in B. juncea by strengthening its antioxidative defence system and enhancing compatible solute accumulation. ..
Yadav P, Kaur R, Kanwar M, Sharma A, Verma V, Sirhindi G, et al
. Castasterone confers copper stress tolerance by regulating antioxidant enzyme responses, antioxidants, and amino acid balance in B. juncea seedlings. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2018;147:725-734 pubmed publisher
..juncea plants and exogenous application of CS improved antioxidative defense system by modulating the ascorbate-glutathione cycle and amino acid metabolism. ..