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Bryophytes, a group of terrestrial plants widely used in biomonitoring, are reviewed for their relation to heavy metals. In the present article, we summarized the knowledge on heavy metals pollution and accumulation effects on bryophytes. Mechanisms of tolerance and resistance are given as well.


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Stankovic, J. D., Sabovljevic, A. D., & Sabovljevic, M. S. (2018). Bryophytes and heavy metals: a review. Acta Botanica Croatica, 77(2). Retrieved from

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