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Arctic plants take up mercury vapour

Nature volume 547, pages 167168 (13 July 2017) | Download Citation

Trace elements are enriched in plants by natural processes, human activities or both. An analysis of mercury in Arctic tundra vegetation offers fresh insight into the uptake of trace metals from the atmosphere by plants. See Letter p.201

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