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Table 4 Transfer factor for arsenic from root to the edible part in bean and lettuce irrigated with different concentration of arsenic containing water

From: Effect of irrigation water containing arsenic on elemental composition of bean and lettuce plants cultivated in calcareous sandy soil

  Control 0.1 mg L− 1 0.25 mg L− 1 0.5 mg L− 1
Bean (root to shoot) 0.08 0.11 0.14 0.18
Bean (root to fruit) 0.01 0.003 0.002 0.005
Lettuce (root to leaf) 0.08 0.14 0.23 0.24