By Kent H. McKnight, Vera B. McKnight, Roger Tory Peterson
Approximately all nature-oriented humans profess a love affair with the plant life, yet just a constrained quantity admit to an identical ardour for mushrooms, except as a desk delicacy. a few humans might push aside them as «toadstools,» to be ranked with spiders, snakes, bats, and different issues that experience turn into symbolic of the darkish aspect of existence.
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There are few reports pertaining to impact of excessive plant nutrition on induced defenses in plants (Lin et al. 2012). Further, the surplus use of N fertilizers in agriculture can become a pollutant (Savci 2012) and also for the increasing the protein content in different crops led to the elevated Cd concentration in plants grown on contaminated soils (Hasan et al. 2009). Nitrogen is considered as important regulating factor for heavy metal mobility and availability for plants by soil acidification.
Cd bound PC percentage in Indian mustard seedlings increased from 34 % to 60 % from 6 h of Cd exposure to 72 h. The PCs Metal Tolerance Strategy in Plants have also been reported in Cd-hyperaccumulator desert plants Salsola kali, vis-à-vis Cd storage in cells (Cobbett and Goldsbrough 2002). Similarly, PC–Cd complexes under Cd exposure have been seen in mushrooms like Boletus edulis with reduced level of GSH (Bailey et al. 2012). The chemical structure of thiol and carboxyl groups is considered to be vital for the metalbinding capability and formation of Cd–PC complexes (Satofuka et al.
In: Anjum NA, Gill SS, Gill R (eds) Plant adaptation to environmental change: significance of amino acids and their derivatives. CAB International, Wallingford, pp 97–108 Goupil P, Souguir D, Ferjani E, Faure O, Hitmi A, Ledoigt G (2009) Expression of stress‐related genes in tomato plants exposed to arsenic and chromium in nutrient solution. Plant Phys 166:1446–1452 Guo TR, Zhang GP, Zhou MX, Wu FB, Chen JX (2004) Effect of aluminum and cadmium toxicity on growth and antioxidant enzyme activities of two barley genotypes with difference Al tolerance.
A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America (Peterson Field Guide) by Kent H. McKnight, Vera B. McKnight, Roger Tory Peterson