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    Plants for Toxicity Assessment: Second Volume

    Gorsuch JW, Lower WR, Lewis MA, Sandhu S, Wang WW
    Published: 1991

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    Addresses the use of plants to assess the toxicity of air, water, and soil both through laboratory/greenhouse and field studies. 35 papers cover:

    • Regulatory Perspectives

    • Applications of Plant Bioassays/Photosynthesis

    • Xenobiotic Uptake by Plants

    • General Phytotoxicology

    • Biochemical and Genetic Applications

    • New Approaches

    Table of Contents


    Keynote Speech: A Brief Overview of Plant Toxicity Testing

    Role of Plant Bioassays in FDA Review: Scenarios for Terrestrial Exposures

    The Use of Soil-Based Plant Tests Based on the OECD Guidelines

    An Inter- and Intra-Agency Survey of the Use of Plants for Toxicity Assessment

    An Overview of Experimental Design

    Higher Plants (Common Duckweed, Lettuce, and Rice) for Effluent Toxicity Assessment

    Testing for Pesticide Toxicity to Aquatic Plants: Recommendations for Test Species

    Peroxidase Activity as an Indicator of Sublethal Stress in the Aquatic Plant Hydrilla Verticillata (Royle)

    Toxicity Testing Using a Chemostat-Grown Green Alga, Selenastrum Capricornutum

    The Effect of Dissolved H2S and CO2 on Short-Term Photosynthesis of Skeletonema Costatum, a Marine Diatom

    Evaluating Direct Toxicity and Food-Chain Effects in Aquatic Systems Using Natural Periphyton Communities

    A Seedling Chlorophyll Fluorescence Toxicity Assay

    Detecting Ambient Cadmium Toxicity in an Ecosystem

    A Plant Bioassay for Assessing Plant Uptake of Contaminants from Freshwater Soils or Dredged Material

    A Comparative Study of the Bioconcentration and Toxicity of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Aquatic Macrophytes and Fish

    Track-Sprayer and Glasshouse Techniques for Terrestrial Plant Bioassays with Pesticides

    Photoinduced Toxicity of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to the Higher Plant Lemna Gibba L. G-3

    Characterization of Eight Soil Types Using the Selenastrum Capricornutum Bioassay

    The Influence of Test Length and Bacteria on the Results of Algal Bioassays with Monophenolic Acids

    Ecotoxicological Assessment of Toluene and Cadmium Using Plant Cell Cultures

    Tissue Culture as a Method for Evaluating the Biotransformation of Xenobiotics by Plants

    Responses of Spruce Trees (Picea Abies. L. KARST) to Fumigation with Halone 1211—First Results of a Pilot Study

    Response of Sago Pondweed, a Submerged Aquatic Macrophyte, to Herbicides in Three Laboratory Culture Systems

    X-Ray Microanalysis and Ultrastructure of Lichens from Polluted and Unpolluted Areas

    The Biochemical Basis of the Activation of Promutagens by Plant Cell Systems

    32P-Postlabeling for DNA Adduct Determination in Plants

    Application of a Plant Test System in the Identification of Potential Genetic Hazards at Chemical Waste Sites

    Activation of Aflatoxin B1 and Benzo(a)pyrene by Tobacco Cells in the Plant Cell/Microbe Coincubation Assay

    Identification of Aneuploidy-Inducing Agents Using the Wheat Seedling Assay

    A Method for On-Site Evaluation of Phytotoxicity at Hazardous Waste Sites

    Use of Marsh Plants for Toxicity Testing of Water and Sediment

    A Short-Term Bioassay for Whole Plant Toxicity

    A New Plant Life-Cycle Bioassay for Assessment of the Effects of Toxic Chemicals Using Rapid Cycling Brassica

    Use of Plants for Toxicity Assessment of Heavy Metal Rich Industrial Effluents

    Cyanophage/Host Assay for Toxicity Assessment in Water, Wastewater, Sludges, and Composts

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1115-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5173-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1422-7