Selenium treatment affected respiratory potential in Eruca sativa

Authors

  • Mateja GERM National Institute of Biology, Večna pot 111, SI-1111 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Jože OSVALD Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI-1111 Ljubljana, Slovenia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14720/aas.2005.85.2.15233

Keywords:

chlorophyll a fluorescence, electron transport system activity, Eruca sativa, selenium

Abstract

The effect of selenium on Eruca sativa Miller was studied. The flows of electrons in the photosynthetic apparatus and in the respiratory chain were measured in control plants and in plants obtained from selenium treated seeds. The potential and effective quantum yields of photosystem II were unaffected by selenium treatment. The respiratory potential of Eruca sativa, measured by electron transport system (ETS) activity, significantly increased in plants, grown from selenium treated seeds.

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15. 10. 2005

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How to Cite

GERM, M., & OSVALD, J. (2005). Selenium treatment affected respiratory potential in Eruca sativa. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 85(2), 329–335. https://doi.org/10.14720/aas.2005.85.2.15233

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