Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2020 Oct 12;27(30):37410-37418. Epub 2020 May 12.
Institute of Tobacco Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 11 Keyuanjingsi Road, Qingdao, 266101, People's Republic of China.
Cadmium (Cd) pollution threatens agricultural security worldwide. This study tested the efficacy of priming chemicals to decrease Cd uptake by tobacco plants (Nicotiana tabacum). After initial screening from nine different chemicals (NaCl, Cd(CHCOO), Cd(NO), CdCl, KHNO, polyethylene glycol 6000 (PEG-6000), indole-3-acetic acid (IAA), ß-aminobutyric acid (BABA), and glutathione (GSH)), NaCl and PEG-6000 were further investigated because of their low risks to plant growth and efficiency to Cd reduction. Read More