volume 84, issue 3, P215-219 2019
DOI: 10.1508/cytologia.84.215
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Abstract: Dry seeds of Nigella sativa L. (2n=12) belongs to the family Ranunculaceae (rooted plant species possessing cytological novelty and economic importance) are exposed to 0.01 mg L 1 concentration (permissible dose laid down by WHO) of arsenic trioxide (As 2 O 3 ; inorganic arsenic form available mostly in soil) for 12, 24, 48 and 96 h durations. The treatments are performed following the impregnation of filter papers with the test solution. Results suggest that in relation to control, As 2 O 3 treatment at diffe…

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