The Effects of Diclofop-Methyl and Methabenzthiazuron on Photosynthetic Parameters in Vicia faba
Methabenzthiazuron is a preemergence herbicide, urea derivative and photosynthetic inhibitor that inhibits photo-synthetic electron transport at the “diuron site”. After treatment with this herbicide, the wheat crop showed “physiological effects”, such as a delayed senescence of leaves, a “greening effect” and a decrease in carbohydrate content. A high number of herbicides, whose only common attribute is their photosynthetic electron transport action, give the same kind of response (1).
KeywordsPhotosynthetic Rate Growth Period Photosynthetic Electron Transport Wheat Crop Photosynthetic Parameter
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