Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2001, pp. 284–286. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 4, 2001, pp. 310–312. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Mikryakova. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Seasonal Distribution of Chemical Elements in Alisma plantago-aquatica L. and Sagittaria sagittifolia L. T. F. Mikryakova Papanin Institute of the Biology of Inland Waters, Russian Academy of Sciences, Borok, Nekouzskii raion, Yaroslavl oblast, 152742 Russia Received December 29,1999 Key words: trace elements, Rybinsk Reservoir, aquatic plants. Numerous studies have been carried out on the con- macrophytes is its concentration in water and soil. tents of major and trace elements in various life forms According to Gapeeva (1993), the average concentra- of many aquatic plant species (Dikieva and Petrova, tions of heavy metals in Rybinsk Reservoir water were 1983; Smirnova, 1987; Bosserman, 1985). However, as follows: Zn, 18.4; Cu, 2.0; Ni, 1.8; Pb, 1.8; and Cd, the corresponding data are still insufﬁcient, as they are 0.2 m g/l. As the plants were collected in a dried-out of special interest to biologists, ecologists, and special- shoal, away from the shore line, soil samples were ists of nature conservation and environmental protec- taken directly at the site of their growth. Metal contents tion
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