International Journal of
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Plant Physiol. Biochem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2162
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPPB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 103

Full Length Research Paper

Antioxidant defence mechanisms in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) under copper and arsenic toxicity

Shashi Kumar
  • Shashi Kumar
  • Department of Plant Physiology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi-221 005, India.
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Surender Kumar*
  • Surender Kumar*
  • Department of Plant Physiology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi-221 005, India.
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Pravin Prakash
  • Pravin Prakash
  • Department of Plant Physiology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi-221 005, India.
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Mahendra Singh
  • Mahendra Singh
  • Department of Agronomy, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221 005, India
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  •  Received: 06 May 2014
  •  Accepted: 19 May 2014
  •  Published: 31 May 2014

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