Start Submission Become a Reviewer

Reading: Effects of Low Dose Chronic Radiation and Heavy Metals on Plants and Their Fungal and Virus ...

Download

A- A+
Alt. Display

Proceedings Papers

Effects of Low Dose Chronic Radiation and Heavy Metals on Plants and Their Fungal and Virus Infections

Authors:

A Dmitriev ,

Lab of Molecular Plant Pathology, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, 148 Zabolotnogo St, Kyiv 02143, Ukraine, UA
X close

O Shevchenko,

Dept of Virology, Taras Shevchenko’ Kyiv National University, 64 Volodymyrska St, Kyiv 01033, Ukraine, UA
X close

V Polischuk,

Dept of Virology, Taras Shevchenko’ Kyiv National University, 64 Volodymyrska St, Kyiv 01033, Ukraine, UA
X close

N Guscha

Lab of Molecular Plant Pathology, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, 148 Zabolotnogo St, Kyiv 02143, Ukraine, UA
X close

Abstract

The effects of low dose chronic radiation on plant disease resistance and fungal and virus infections have been studied. The results obtained in the 10-km Chernobyl zone demonstrated a decrease in plant disease resistance and appearance of a "new" population of stem rust agents of cereal with a high frequency of more virulent clones. Radionuclide contamination and heavy metals lead to wider virus spread and a higher diversity of virus species. The Chernobyl zone is a territory of enhanced risk and potential threats for the environment. A special type of monitoring of microevolution processes in plant pathogens should provide better understanding of how serious these potential threats are.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.2481/dsj.BR-07
How to Cite: Dmitriev, A., Shevchenko, O., Polischuk, V. and Guscha, N., 2009. Effects of Low Dose Chronic Radiation and Heavy Metals on Plants and Their Fungal and Virus Infections. Data Science Journal, 8, pp.PBR49–BR66. DOI: http://doi.org/10.2481/dsj.BR-07
14
Views
12
Downloads
Published on 23 Jun 2009.
Peer Reviewed

Downloads

  • PDF (EN)

    comments powered by Disqus