|EFFECTS OF ABIOTIC STRESS
Heavy metal stress
Plants have to exploit their immediate environment to maximum effect.
Their inability to move swiftly means that the best way of dealing with
many stresses is through physiological or morphological changes. Abiotic stresses, and
ways to adapt to them are numerous and
Recent work at the University of Liverpool has concentrated on the effects of the following stresses:
There is also an active interest in marine plants and algae.
This research is led by Dr Julian Collin, with collaboration from other staff within the School.
You can contact them by email
the home pages of the School of
Biological Science and University of Liverpool, click on the links below.