Investigation the effects of different concentration of Copper, Lead and Cadmium of soil on Zinc accumulation inside different organs of Eucalyptus camaldulensis


A. Salahi, F. Gruber

Phytoremediation is one method which initiated recent decades for amendment and clean up the contaminated soils with organic and mineral compounds. Aim of this research is investigation the effects of different concentration of Copper (Cu), Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd) of soil on Zinc accumulation inside different organs of Eucalyptus camaldulensis. In this study 3 treatments of Cadmium (5, 10 and 15 ppm), 3 treatments of copper(5, 10 and 15 ppm) , study 3 treatments of Zinc(1, 3 and 10 ppm), 3 treatments of Lead (5, 100 and 200 ppm), and 3 treatments of combination these elements in 3 level and 6 replication carried out based on Completely Randomized Design for Eucalyptus camaldulensis.
Result of this research clearly indicated that concentration and kind of heavy metals existent in soil are affecting on the rate of uptake and accumulation and also location of Zinc accumulation inside different organs of Eucalyptus camaldulensis.

Keywords: Eucalyptus camaldulensis; copper; Cadmium; Lead; zinc; heavy metals

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