Selenium content in cereals


  • Mateja MODIC University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva 101, SI-1111 Ljubljana, Slovenia


The influence of selenium forms, soil type, pH value of the soil, and the type of the plant on the plant selenium uptake is described. The selenium content of cereals, cultivated in different countries, is rewieved. Cereals could be an important source of dietary selenium, especially when grown on the soil with high selenium concentrations, or on soils, containing selenium in the form easily available for plants.


15. 05. 2002



Review Article

How to Cite

MODIC, M. (2002). Selenium content in cereals. Acta Agriculturae Slovenica, 79(1), 99–108.