Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Original research article
17 Nov 2023
Original research article |  | 17 Nov 2023

Increase in bacterial community induced tolerance to Cr in response to soil properties and Cr level in the soil

Claudia Campillo-Cora, Daniel Arenas-Lago, Manuel Arias-Estévez, and David Fernández-Calviño

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Short summary
Cr pollution is a global concern. The use of methodologies specifically related to Cr toxicity is appropriate, such as the pollution-induced community tolerance (PICT) methodology. The development of PICT was determined in 10 soils after Cr addition in the laboratory. The Cr-soluble fraction and dissolved organic carbon were the main variables determining the development of PICT (R2 = 95.6 %).