Table 1

Concentration of Ag in the roots, stems and leaves of the plants and Ag TF
Species Ag roots Ag stem Ag leaves Translocation factor
(mg kg−1 DW) (mg kg−1 DW) (mg kg−1 DW) (× 100)
Brassica juncea 82,292 a 57,729 a 6,156 a 7.48 a
(5,394) (598) (516) (0.92)
Festuca rubra 62,365 b 2,777 c 2,459 b 3.94 b
(1,990) (2,738) (258) (0.36)
Medicago sativa 19,715 c 25,241 b 4.31 c 0.022 c
(2,369) (5,004) (0.84) (0.003)

The means (n = 3) with the same letter were not significantly different (Bonferroni's test; p < 0.05). The mean standard error (n = 3) is in brackets. TF, translocation factor; DW, dry weight.

Marchiol et al.

Marchiol et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:101   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-9-101

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