Rhizosphere processes in the selenium accumulation of fodder radish

László Simon, Borbála Biró, Sándor Balázsy, Zoltán Gyori

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Abstract

Fodder radish was grown in 1 mg kg -1 selenite or selenate-treated soil in a rhizobox experiment. A rapid depletion of selenate was observed in mixed root-soil compartment, which correlated well with high phytoavailability of this Se form. In a root and root hair-free rhizosphere soil (0-3.5 mm), however, the Se was not mobilized. Neither 1 mg kg -1 selenite nor 1 mg kg -1 selenate have not influenced significantly the number of spore forming microbes or microscopic fungi in the soil, as compared to control.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1811-1814
Number of pages4
JournalCereal Research Communications
Volume36
Issue numberSUPPL. 5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008

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Keywords

  • Countable microbes
  • Fodder radish
  • Rhizobox experiment
  • Rhizosphere
  • Selenium accumulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Genetics

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