Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Study Links Plant Damage to Nanoparticles/NY Times blog

Thanks to Teresa Binstock for this tip--
At left, a radish plant exposed to no copper nanoparticles, and then a range, culminating at 1,000 parts per million at right.
An exposure to nano-scale copper oxide particles stunted the shoots and roots of radishes and two species of rye grass.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am not surprised considering that plant life over areas where the soil contains high amounts of particular natural metals is often sparse, or limited in species.