Proceedings of the 2018 7th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD 2018)

Effects of Melatonin-Soaked Seeds on the Cadmium Accumulation in Broadbean (Vicia faba) Seedlings

Authors
Jing Yang, Cheng Chen, Lijin Lin
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Jing Yang
Available Online May 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceesd-18.2018.68How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Melatonin; Broadbean (Vicia faba); Cadmium; Growth
Abstract

In order to discuss the melatonin (MT) on the growth and cadmium (Cd) accumulation in vegetables, broadbean (Vicia faba) seeds were soaked in five doses (0, 50, 100, 150 and 200 µmol/L) of MT and then planted in pots containing Cd-contaminated soil. Different doses of MT increased the biomasses of broadbean seedlings’ roots and shoots compared with the control, with 200 µmol/L of MT producing the maximum values. MT effectively decreased the Cd contents in roots and shoots of broadbean seedlings compared with the control, and the maximum reduction rate of 29.29% occurred at the 200-µmol/L MT dose. Thus, MT could promote broadbean growth and reduce Cd accumulation in broadbean, with 200 µmol/L being the optimum dose in this experiment.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2018 7th International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (ICEESD 2018)
Series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
May 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-503-0
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iceesd-18.2018.68How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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