Chapter 5. Trace Elements and Plant Secondary Metabolism: Quality and Efficacy of Herbal Products

  1. M. N. V. Prasad
  1. Charlotte Poschenrieder,
  2. Josep Allué,
  3. Roser Tolrà,
  4. Mercè Llugany and
  5. Juan Barceló

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch5

Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

How to Cite

Poschenrieder, C., Allué, J., Tolrà, R., Llugany, M. and Barceló, J. (2008) Trace Elements and Plant Secondary Metabolism: Quality and Efficacy of Herbal Products, in Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health (ed M. N. V. Prasad), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046, India

Author Information

  1. Department of Plant Physiology, Bioscience Faculty, Autonomous University of Barcelona, E-08193 Bellaterra, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470180952

Online ISBN: 9780470370124

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Keywords:

  • trace elements and plant secondary metabolism;
  • trace elements as herbal drug active components;
  • herbal drug trace elements - regulatory aspects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Coevolutionary Aspects

  • Environmental Factors and Active Principles

  • Influence of Macronutrients

  • Influence of Micronutrients

  • Trace Elements as Elicitors of Active Principles

  • Trace Elements as Active Components of Herbal Drugs

  • Trace Elements in Herbal Drugs: Regulatory Aspects

  • Acknowledgments

  • References