Translocation of heavy metals in Jatropha curcas (Physic Nut) grown in abandoned mine area

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the UPLB Basic Research Program-funded study to look into the heavy metal (HM) uptake and translocation in Jatropha curcas. The project specifically assessed the adaptability of J. curcas in the abandoned mine area of Mogpog, Marinduque; determined the translocation of heavy metals to various plant organs of Jatropha up to the fruiting stage; and assessed the effects of some mitigating measures to regulate the transport of heavy metals using microbial amendment in the form of...