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dc.contributor.authorGiménez–Moolhuyzen, Miguel
dc.contributor.authorvan der Blom, Jan
dc.contributor.authorLorenzo-Mínguez, Pilar
dc.contributor.authorCabello, Tomas
dc.contributor.authorCrisol–Martínez, Eduardo
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-16T07:25:16Z
dc.date.available2020-10-16T07:25:16Z
dc.date.issued2020-01-21
dc.identifier.citationGimenez, M.; Blom, J. van der; Lorenzo, P.; Cabello, T.; Grisol, E. (2020). Photosynthesis inhibiting effects of pesticides on sweet pepper leaves. Insects, 11(2): 69; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11020069es_ES
dc.identifier.issn2075-4450
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10835/8683
dc.description.abstractAlthough a large number of pesticides of di erent compositions are regularly used in agriculture, the impact of pesticides on the physiology of field crops is not well understood. Pesticides can produce negative e ects on crop physiology—especially on photosynthesis—leading to a potential decrease in both the growth and the yield of crops. To investigate these potential e ects in greenhouse sweet peppers, the e ect of 20 insecticides and 2 fungicides (each sprayed with a wetting agent) on the photosynthesis of sweet pepper leaves was analyzed. Among these pesticides, nine caused significant reductions in photosynthetic activity. The e ects were observed in distinctive ways—either as a transitory drop of the photosynthetic-rate values, which was observed at two hours after the treatment and was found to have recovered after 24 h, or as a sustained reduction of these values, which remained substantial over a number of days. The results of this study suggest that the production of a crop may substantially benefit when the frequent use of pesticides can be substituted with alternative pest control methods (e.g., biological control). Our results advocate further investigation of the potential impact of pesticides, either alone or in combination, on the photosynthesis of crop plants.es_ES
dc.language.isoenes_ES
dc.publisherMDPIes_ES
dc.subjectPesticidases_ES
dc.subjectplantaes_ES
dc.subjectpimientoes_ES
dc.subjectinvernaderoses_ES
dc.subjectFisiologiaes_ES
dc.subjectActividad fotosíntesises_ES
dc.titlePhotosynthesis Inhibiting E ects of Pesticides on Sweet Pepper Leaveses_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articlees_ES
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/11/2/69es_ES
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