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  1. Picloram and Aminopyralid Sorption to Soil and Clay Minerals

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    Aminopyralid sorption data are lacking, and these data are needed to predict off-target transport and plant available herbicide in soil solution. The objective of this research was to determine the sorption of picloram and aminopyralid to five soils and three clay minerals and determine if the pote...

  2. Derivative spectrophotometric determination of the herbicides picloram and triclopyr in mixtures

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    BILJANA F. ABRAMOVIC

    2007-08-01

    Full Text Available A derivative spectrophotometric method for the determination of the herbicides picloram (4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid and triclopyr (3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyloxyacetic acid in mixtures was developed in this work. Derivative spectrophotometric determination of the selected herbicides was preceded by investigations concerning the influence of pH, in the pH interval from 1 to 9. At pH 3.2, picloram and triclopyr solutions are stable under daylight for nine months. This pH was used for all subsequent determinations. It was also found that the use of the first derivative of the spectra at 232 nm was optimal for the determination of picloram, while use of the second derivative of the spectra at 211 nm was best suited for the determination of triclopyr. The calibration curves are linear in the concentration range 0.8 – 13 µg cm-3 with correlation coefficients –0.9998 for picloram and 0.9996 for triclopyr. The limit of detection of the developed method is 0.08 µg cm-3 for picloram and 0.03 µg cm-3 for triclopyr. Derivative spectrophotometry was shown to be an appropriate method for the determination of picloram and triclopyr in mixtures and in pesticide formulations, unlike the deconvolution method.

  3. GLOBAL AND LOCAL REACTIVITY DESCRIPTORS FOR PICLORAM HERBICIDE: A THEORETICAL QUANTUM STUDY

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    Luis H. Mendoza-Huizar

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available In this work, we studied the reactivity of picloram in the aqueous phase at the B3LYP/6-311++G(2d,2p and MP2/6-311++G(2d,2p levels of theory through global and local reactivity descriptors. The results obtained at the MP2 level indicate that the cationic form of picloram exhibits the highest hardness while the anionic form is the most nucleophilic. From the Fukui function values, the most reactive site for electrophilic and free radical attacks are on the nitrogen in the pyridine ring. The more reactive sites for nucleophilic attacks are located on the nitrogen atom of the amide group and on the carbon atoms located at positions 2 and 3 in the pyridine ring.

  4. Seleção de plantas para fitorremediação de solos contaminados com picloram Plant selection for phytoremediation of soils contaminated with picloram

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    M.L. Carmo

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Uma das primeiras etapas quando se inicia um programa de fitorremediação de herbicidas é a avaliação da tolerância das espécies vegetais selecionadas ao respectivo contaminante. Registrado para uso no Brasil, o picloram apresenta elevada persistência no solo, podendo causar problemas de carryover e de contaminação de águas subterrâneas. Em decorrência disso, objetivou-se com este trabalho selecionar espécies que apresentem tolerância à presença do picloram no solo, para utilização futura em programas de fitorremediação de solos contaminados com este herbicida. O experimento foi realizado no período de outubro a dezembro de 2005, em casa de vegetação em Rio Verde/GO. Os tratamentos foram compostos pela combinação entre 19 espécies vegetais [Brachiaria brizantha (cv. Marandu; Brachiaria brizantha (cv. MG-5 Vitória; Brachiaria brizantha (cv. Mulato; Brachiaria decumbens; Brachiaria humidicola; Brachiaria ruziziensis; Panicum maximum (cv. Massai; Panicum maximum (cv. Mombaça; Panicum maximum (cv. Tanzânia; Pennisetum purpureum x Pennisetum glaucum - capim-elefante (cv. Paraíso; Eleusine coracana - capim-pé-de-galinha-gigante; Pennisetum glaucum - milheto (cv. ADR-300; Pennisetum glaucum - milheto (cv. ADR-500; Sorghum bicolor x Sorghum sudanense - Cover Crop; Sorghum bicolor x Sorghum sudanense sorgo (cv. Jumbo; Paspalum atratum - capim-pojuca; Zea mays - milho (híbrido Coodetec 208; Canavalia ensiformis - feijão-de-porco; e Stizolobium aterrimum - mucuna-preta] e de cinco doses do picloram (0, 80, 160, 320 e 640 g ha-1, totalizando 95 tratamentos. O delineamento experimental utilizado foi o de blocos casualizados em esquema fatorial 19 x 5, com quatro repetições. As plantas foram cultivadas em solo classificado como Latossolo Vermelho eutroférrico; após o preenchimento e umedecimento dos vasos, aplicou-se o picloram. Quinze dias após a aplicação do herbicida foi realizada a semeadura das espécies vegetais

  5. Risk of Soil Recontamination Due to Using Eleusine coracana and Panicum maximum Straw After Phytoremediation of Picloram.

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    Nascimento, Alex Favaro; Pires, Fábio Ribeiro; Chagas, Kristhiano; de Oliveira Procópio, Sergio; Oliveira, Marcelo Antonio; Cargnelutti Filho, Alberto; Belo, Alessandra Ferreira; Egreja Filho, Fernando Barboza

    2015-01-01

    This study aimed to evaluate the herbicidal activity of picloram on the biomass of the remediation plants Eleusine coracana and Panicum maximum after cultivation in a soil contaminated with this herbicide. These species were grown in three soils, differentiated based on texture (clayish, middle, and sandy, with 460, 250, and 40 g kg(-1) of the clay, respectively), previously contaminated with picloram (0, 80, and 160 g ha(-1)). After 90 days, the plants were harvested and an extract was produced by maceration of leaves and stems of these plants. It was applied to pots containing washed sand, comprising a bioassay in a growth chamber using soybean as a bioindicator for picloram. Soil and plant samples were analyzed by HPLC. The results showed the presence of picloram or metabolites with herbicidal activity in the shoots of E. coracana and P. maximum at phytotoxic levels with regard to soybean plants, indicating that they work only as phytoextractors and that the presence of straw on the soil surface can promote recontamination within the area. It is not recommended to cultivate species susceptible to picloram in areas where it was reported remediation by E. indica and P. maximum and still present residues of these species.

  6. An ecological risk assessment of the acute and chronic toxicity of the herbicide picloram to the threatened bull trout (salvelinus confluentus) and the rainbow trout (onchorhyncus mykiss)

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    Fairchild, J.F.; Feltz, K.P.; Sappington, L.C.; Allert, A.L.; Nelson, K.J.; Valle, J.

    2009-01-01

    We conducted acute and chronic toxicity studies of the effects of picloram acid on the threatened bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) and the standard coldwater surrogate rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Juvenile fish were chronically exposed for 30 days in a proportional flow-through diluter to measured concentrations of 0, 0.30, 0.60, 1.18, 2.37, and 4.75 mg/L picloram. No mortality of either species was observed at the highest concentration. Bull trout were twofold more sensitive to picloram (30-day maximum acceptable toxic concentration of 0.80 mg/L) compared to rainbow trout (30-day maximum acceptable toxic concentration of 1.67 mg/L) based on the endpoint of growth. Picloram was acutely toxic to rainbow trout at 36 mg/L (96-h ALC50). The acute:chronic ratio for rainbow trout exposed to picloram was 22. The chronic toxicity of picloram was compared to modeled and measured environmental exposure concentrations (EECs) using a four-tiered system. The Tier 1, worst-case exposure estimate, based on a direct application of the current maximum use rate (1.1 kg/ha picloram) to a standardized aquatic ecosystem (water body of 1-ha area and 1-m depth), resulted in an EEC of 0.73 mg/L picloram and chronic risk quotients of 0.91 and 0.44 for bull trout and rainbow trout, respectively. Higher-tiered exposure estimates reduced chronic risk quotients 10-fold. Results of this study indicate that picloram, if properly applied according to the manufacturer's label, poses little risk to the threatened bull trout or rainbow trout in northwestern rangeland environments on either an acute or a chronic basis. ?? 2008 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

  7. Fitorremediação de solo contaminado com picloram por capim-pé-de-galinha-gigante (Eleusine coracana Phytoremediation of picloram-contaminated soil by Eleusine coracana

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    Sergio de Oliveira Procópio

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available O longo efeito residual do herbicida picloram no solo aumenta o risco de lixiviação e de fitotoxicidade em culturas sucedâneas; sua presença no solo pode ser abreviada com o uso da fitorremediação. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a influência da densidade populacional de capim-pé-de-galinha-gigante (Eleusine coracana sobre a fitorremediação de solo contaminado com o herbicida picloram. O experimento foi realizado em casa de vegetação localizada no município de Rio Verde-GO, no período de setembro de 2006 a fevereiro de 2007. Os tratamentos foram compostos pela combinação entre quatro densidades populacionais da espécie vegetal Eleusine coracana (capim-pé-de-galinha-gigante (0, 7, 14 e 21 plantas por vaso, correspondendo a 0, 172, 344 e 516 plantas m-2, respectivamente e três doses do picloram (0, 80 e 160 g ha-1 - aplicadas diretamente nos vasos, simulando níveis de contaminação do solo. Após o cultivo da espécie vegetal fitorremediadora no substrato por 100 dias, efetuou-se, no próprio vaso, a semeadura da soja (Glycine max L., espécie utilizada como bioindicadora da presença do picloram. A espécie Eleusine coracana mostrou ter capacidade de remediar solos contaminados com o herbicida picloram. A partir de 172 plantas m-2, aumentos na densidade populacional da espécie fitorremediadora não proporcionaram redução de carryover do herbicida picloram sobre a cultura da soja semeada em sucessão.The long-term residual effect of the herbicide picloram poses risks of leaching and phytotoxicity to successive crops. Phytoremediation can abbreviate the long carryover effect. This research was carried out from September 2006 to February 2007, under green house conditions, in Rio Verde, Goiás, Brazil, to study the influence of Eleusine coracana population density on phytoremediation of soil contaminated with picloram. The treatments consisted of the combination of four Eleusine coracana population densities (0, 7, 14

  8. THE EFFECT OF PICLORAM AND LIGHT ON SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS REGENERATION OF PINEAPPLE

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    Ika Roostika

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Smooth Cayenne is the largest pineapple type cultivated in Indonesia, but its vegetative planting materials for mass propagation are limited. Somatic embryogenesis is a potential method to be applied. The aim of this study was to investigate the somatic embryogenesis regeneration under the effect of picloram and light. Callus formation was induced by picloram (21, 41 and 62 μM added with 9 μM thidiazuron. The calli were transferred onto MS or Bac medium  enriched with N-organic compounds with or without addition of 21 μM picloram under dark or light condition. The compact calli were subcultured onto MS medium supplemented with 4.65 μM kinetin, while the friable calli were  transferred onto BIG medium (modified MS + 1.1 μM benzyl adenine + 0.9 μM indole butyric acid + 0.09 μM giberelic acid or B medium (MS + 0.018 mM benzyl adenine. The results showed that the events of somatic embryogenesis were started from cell polarization, asymmetrical division, proembryo formation as  embryogenic tissues and friable embryogenic tissues, and embryo development. The best treatment for callus induction was 21 μM picloram. The addition of 21 μM picloram on N-organic enriched medium and the use of light condition  proliferated embryogenic calli. The N-organic enriched Bac medium and light condition yielded the highest number of mature somatic embryos (17 embryos perexplant in 2 months. The B medium was better than BIG medium to develop  somatic embryos from friable embryogenic tissues. The somatic embryogenesis method presented is potential for pineapple mass propagation and artificial seedproduction.Abstrak Bahasa IndonesiaSmooth Cayenne merupakan kultivar nenas yang banyak dibudidayakan di  Indonesia, namun ketersediaan benih untuk perbanyakan massal masih terbatas. Embriogenesis somatikadalah metode yang potensial untuk produksi bibit secara massal. Tujuan penelitian adalah untuk mempelajari pengaruh pikloram dan pencahayaan terhadap regenerasi

  9. Fitorremediação de solo contaminado com o herbicida picloram por plantas de capim pé de galinha gigante Phytoremediation of soil contaminated with picloram by Eleusine coracana

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    Renato L. de Assis

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se, com este trabalho, avaliar a influência de diferentes lâminas de água no solo sobre a fitorremediação de solo contaminado com o herbicida picloram por plantas de capim pé de galinha gigante (Eleusine coracana. O experimento foi conduzido em casa de vegetação com a utilização de amostras de solo de um Latossolo Vermelho distroférrico. Os tratamentos foram compostos pela combinação de quatro níveis diários de reposição da água, através das lâminas de água evaporada (80, 90, 100 e 110% da lâmina de água evaporada e de três doses do picloram (0, 80 e 160 g ha-1, com quatro repetições. Após 48 h da aplicação do herbicida foi realizada a semeadura do capim pé de galinha gigante. Decorridos 90 dias da emergência, ocorreram a dessecação das plantas e o corte na altura do coleto; em seguida, efetuou-se a semeadura com soja (Glycine max L., cultivar Monsoy 6101, espécie considerada, pela literatura, bioindicadora da presença do picloram. Os resultados obtidos indicaram que a maior lâmina de reposição de água evaporada do solo auxilia na remediação de solos contaminados com o herbicida picloram, utilizando-se plantas de E. coracana. A melhoria da fitorremediação foi significativa apenas quando a contaminação do solo com o herbicida foi de 80 g ha-1.This study aimed to evaluate the influence of different water depths in the soil on phytoremediation of soil contaminated with picloram by Eleusine coracana plants. The experiment was carried out under greenhouse conditions with samples of Oxisol. The treatments consisted of the combination of four daily levels of water replacement (80, 90, 100 and 110% of evaporated water and three picloram rates (0, 80 and 160 g ha-1, arranged in a completely randomized design, in a factorial scheme 4 x 3, with four replications. The phytoremediation specie was sowed 48 h after applying the herbicide. At 90 days post emergence, the plants were desiccated and cut and

  10. Encapsulation of the herbicide picloram by using polyelectrolyte biopolymers as layer-by-layer materials.

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    Wang, Xiaojing; Zhao, Jing

    2013-04-24

    Microcapsules of the herbicide picloram (PLR) were formulated by a layer-by-layer (LbL) self-assembly method using the polyelectrolyte biopolymers of biocompatible chitosan (CS) and the UV-absorbent sodium lignosulfonate (SL) as shell materials. The herbicide PLR was recrystallized and characterized using XRD analysis. The obtained PLR-loaded microcapsules were characterized by using SEM, FTIR, CLSM, and ζ-potential measurements. The herbicide loading and encapsulation efficiency were also analyzed for the PLR-loaded microcapsules. The influence of LbL layer numbers on herbicide release and photodegradation rates was investigated in vitro. The results showed that the release rates and photodegradation rates of PLR in microcapsules decreased with increasing number of CS/SL self-assembly layers. The results demonstrated that polyelectrolyte biopolymer-based LbL multilayer microcapsules can be a promising approach for the controlled release of PLR as well as other pesticides with poor photostability or short half-release time.

  11. Effect of picloram, additives and plant growth regulators on somatic embryogenesis of Phyla nodiflora (L. Greene

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    Abdul Bakrudeen Ali Ahmed

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available The present study describes the plant regeneration via somatic embryogenesis in suspension culture derived from the leaf and stem explants of Phyla nodiflora. The medium type, plant growth regulators, complex extract (coconut milk and malt extract and anti-oxidant (activated charcoal, ascorbic acid, Polyvinylpyrrolidone and citric acid markedly influenced the embryo regeneration of P. nodiflora. MS with 2,4-D and activated charcoal (10 mg/L gave the highest stimulation of embryogenic callus growth. Optimized callus was transfered into suspension culture, which showed the globular, heart shaped embryos in MS with 2,4-D + BA + picloram (0.1 mg/L, coconut milk (10 ml/L, citric acid (100 mg/L on 6th subcultures. Further development stages such as torpedo and cotyledonary stage embryos and fostered maturation of embryos were observed at 8th and 10th subculture. However, the high frequency embryo germination and plantlet (45 plants/20 mg cotyledonary stages embryos formation was obtained in half-strength MS medium without growth regulators from cotyledonary embryos. All the plantlets established in the field exhibited morphological characters similar to those of the mother plant.

  12. Atrazine and picloram adsorption in organic horizon forest samples under laboratory conditions Adsorção de atrazina e picloram em amostras florestais de horizonte orgânico

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    A.P. Pinho

    2007-03-01

    Full Text Available Adsorption of two herbicides, atrazine and picloram, displaying different sorption characteristics, were evaluated for O (organic horizon samples collected from SMZs (streamside management zones in Piedmont (Ultisol of Georgia, USA. Samples were randomly collected from within 5 SMZs selected for a study of surface flow in field trials. The five SMZs represented five different slope classes, 2, 5, 10, 15 and 20%. Results indicate that 0 horizons have the potential for sorbing atrazine from surface water moving through forested SMZs. Atrazine adsorption was nearly linear over a 24-hour period. Equilibrium adsorption, determined through 24-hour laboratory tests, resulted in a Freundlich coefficient of 67.5 for atrazine. For picloram, negative adsorption was observed in laboratory experiments. This seemed to be due to interference with ELISA analyses; however, this was not confirmed. The adsorption coefficient (Kd obtained for atrazine in 0 horizons was greater than it would have been expected for mineral soil (from 1 to 4. Picloram was not sorbed in 0 horizons at any significant degree. Although there is a significant potential for the direct adsorption of soluble forms of herbicides in SMZs, the actual value of this adsorption for protecting water is likely to be limited even for relatively strongly sorbed chemicals, such as atrazine, due to relatively slow uptake kinetics.Este trabalho avaliou a adsorção de dois herbicidas - atrazina e picloram - com diferentes características de sorção, em amostras florestais de horizonte orgânico (HO coletadas em matas ciliares de manejo (MCM localizadas em uma região de Piedmond (Ultisol, no estado da Geórgia, EUA. As amostras foram coletadas aleatoriamente dentro de cinco áreas de mata ciliar distintas, em classes de declividade de 2, 5, 10, 15 e 20%, as quais foram selecionadas para desenvolver experimentos de campo sobre o transporte de herbicidas por escoamento superficial. Os resultados indicam

  13. Evaluating the degradation of the herbicides picloram and 2,4-D in a compartmentalized reactive biobarrier with internal liquid recirculation.

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    Ordaz-Guillén, Yolanda; Galíndez-Mayer, Cutberto Juvencio; Ruiz-Ordaz, Nora; Juárez-Ramírez, Cleotilde; Santoyo-Tepole, Fortunata; Ramos-Monroy, Oswaldo

    2014-01-01

    Tordon is a widely used herbicide formulation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid (picloram), and it is considered a toxic herbicide. The purposes of this work were to assess the feasibility of a microbial consortium inoculated in a lab-scale compartmentalized biobarrier, to remove these herbicides, and isolate, identify, and evaluate their predominant microbial constituents. Volumetric loading rates of herbicides ranging from 31.2 to 143.9 g m(-3) day(-1), for 2,4-D, and 12.8 to 59.3 g m(-3) day(-1) for picloram were probed; however, the top operational limit of the biobarrier, detected by a decay in the removal efficiency, was not reached. At the highest loading rates probed, high average removal efficiencies of 2,4-D, 99.56 ± 0.44; picloram, 94.58 ± 2.62; and chemical oxygen demand (COD), 89.42 ± 3.68, were obtained. It was found that the lab-scale biofilm reactor efficiently removed both herbicides at dilution rates ranging from 0.92 to 4.23 day(-1), corresponding to hydraulic retention times from 1.087 to 0.236 days. On the other hand, few microbial strains able to degrade picloram are reported in the literature. In this work, three of the nine bacterial strains isolated cometabolically degrade picloram. They were identified as Hydrocarboniphaga sp., Tsukamurella sp., and Cupriavidus sp.

  14. Influência do oeríodo de cultivo de Panicum maximum (cultivar Tanzânia na fitorremediação de solo contaminado com picloram Influence of Panicum maximum cultivation period on phytoremediation of soil contaminated with picloram

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    M.L. Carmo

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a influência do tempo de cultivo de Panicum maximum (cultivar Tanzânia sobre a fitorremediação de solo contaminado com picloram. O experimento foi conduzido em casa de vegetação no período de setembro de 2006 a fevereiro de 2007. Os fatores foram compostos pela combinação entre quatro períodos de cultivo da espécie vegetal Panicum maximum (cultivar Tanzânia (0, 60, 80 e 100 dias e três doses do picloram (0, 80 e 160 g ha-1, totalizando 12 tratamentos. O delineamento experimental utilizado foi o inteiramente casualizado em esquema fatorial 4 x 3, com quatro repetições. Como substrato utilizaram-se amostras de solo classificado como Latossolo Vermelho eutroférrico. Após o tempo estabelecido de atuação da espécie fitorremediadora, efetuou-se a semeadura das espécies bioindicadoras da presença do picloram: tomate e soja. As espécies bioindicadoras demonstraram alta sensibilidade à presença do picloram no solo, sendo inviável o cultivo dessas culturas em áreas contaminadas com esse herbicida sem a execução de algum procedimento remediador. O cultivo prévio de Tanzânia por 60 dias garantiu crescimento inicial satisfatório das plantas de soja e tomate quando a contaminação inicial não foi maior que 80 g ha-1 de picloram. Acima desse valor, a fitorremediação ocorrida proporcionou menor crescimento das plantas de soja e tomate, sendo necessário maior tempo de descontaminação.The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of cultivation time of Panicum maximum (cv. Tanzania on phyto-remediation of soil contaminated with picloram. The experiment was carried out under greenhouse conditions from September 2006 to February 2007, using euthroferric Red Latosol samples as substrate for plant growth. The experiment was arranged in a completely randomized design, with four replicates, with treatments in a 4 x 3 factorial scheme. The treatments comprised twelve combinations of

  15. Fitorremediação de solo contaminado com o herbicida picloram por plantas de Panicum maximum em função do teor de água Phytoremediation of soil contaminated by picloram in Panicum maximum under different water content on the soil

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    Renato L. de Assis

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a influência de lâminas de água no solo sobre a fitorremediação de solo contaminado com o herbicida picloram por plantas de Panicum maximum cv Tanzânia. O experimento foi conduzido em casa de vegetação, e os tratamentos, em número de 12, foram compostos pela combinação entre quatro níveis diários de reposição da água, através das lâminas de água evaporada (80; 90; 100 e 110% da quantidade de água evaporada e de três doses do picloram (0; 80 e 160 g ha-1. A quantidade de água evaporada foi determinada por meio de dois evaporímetros. Após a aplicação do herbicida, foi realizada a semeadura da espécie vegetal fitorremediadora. Noventa dias após a emergência, as plantas de capim-tanzânia foram dessecadas, e a parte aérea, descartada. Terminada esta etapa, efetuou-se a semeadura da soja como bioindicadora da presença do picloram, determinando-se fitotoxicidade, altura e massa verde e seca. A soja mostrou-se extremamente sensível à presença do picloram no solo. Constatou-se que os valores extremos de umidade avaliados, 80 e 110% da reposição diária da lâmina de água evaporada, favoreceram a remediação de solos contaminados com o herbicida picloram. A otimização da fitorremediação não é significativa quando se avaliou o resíduo correspondente a 160 g ha-1 do herbicida.The objective of this work was to evaluate the influence of water layers on phytoremediation of soil contaminated by picloram herbicide in Tanzania grass (Panicum maximum cv Tanzânia. The experiment was carried out in a greenhouse and groups of 12 treatments were made up of a combination of four daily levels of water replacement, by means of evaporated water layers (80; 90; 100 and 110% of water evaporated and three picloram levels (0; 80 and 160 g ha-1. The amount of water evaporated was determined using two evaporimeters. After the herbicide had been applied, the phytoremediating plant species was

  16. Influência do período de cultivo do capim-pé-de-galinha-gigante (Eleusine coracana na fitorremediação de solo contaminado com picloram Influence of Eleusine coracana cultivation period on phytoremediation of soil contaminated with picloram

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    M.L. Carmo

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a influência do período de cultivo do capim-pé-de-galinha-gigante (Eleusine coracana sobre a fitorremediação de solo contaminado com picloram. O experimento foi conduzido em casa de vegetação, no período de setembro de 2006 a fevereiro de 2007. Os tratamentos foram compostos pela combinação entre quatro períodos de cultivo da espécie vegetal Eleusine coracana (0, 60, 80 e 100 dias e três doses do picloram (0, 80 e 160 g ha-1, totalizando 12 tratamentos. O delineamento experimental utilizado foi o inteiramente casualizado em esquema fatorial 4 x 3, com quatro repetições. Como substrato para o crescimento das plantas, utilizaram-se amostras de solo classificado como Latossolo Vermelho eutroférrico. Ao término do período estabelecido de atuação da espécie fitorremediadora, efetuou-se a semeadura das espécies bioindicadoras da presença do picloram: tomate (cultivar Santa Clara e soja (cultivar Monsoy 6101. As espécies bioindicadoras demonstraram alta sensibilidade à presença do picloram no solo, sendo inviável o cultivo dessas culturas em áreas contaminadas com esse herbicida sem a execução de algum procedimento remediador. O cultivo prévio de E. coracana por 60 dias reduziu a contaminação do solo com picloram e permitiu crescimento inicial satisfatório das plantas de soja e de tomate cultivadas em solo que recebeu previamente a aplicação de até 160 g ha-1 de picloram; contudo, essas plantas bioindicadoras apresentaram ainda sintomas visíveis de intoxicação do herbicida.The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of Eleusine coracana cultivation period on phytoremediation of soil contaminated with picloram. The experiment was carried out at a greenhouse from September 2006 to February 2007, in 12 treatments combining four Eleusine coracana cultivation periods ((0, 60, 80 and 100 days and three picloram rates (0, 80 and 160 g ha-1, arranged in a completely

  17. Lixiviação do picloram em argissolo vermelho-amarelo e latossolo vermelho-amarelo com diferentes valores de pH Picloram leaching on red-yellow latosol and red-yellow ultisol with different pH values

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    L. D'Antonino

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o potencial de lixiviação do picloram em solos utilizados em pastagens no Brasil (Argissolo Vermelho-Amarelo e Latossolo Vermelho-Amarelo, com dois valores de pH. Para isso, amostras desses solos coletadas à profundidade de 0-20 cm (incubadas ou não com calcário por um período de 70 dias foram utilizadas como substrato para preenchimento de colunas de PVC de 10 cm de diâmetro por 50 cm de comprimento. Realizou-se um experimento em esquema de parcela subsubdividida, em delineamento inteiramente casualizado, com quatro repetições. Os tratamentos compreenderam a combinação de uma dose do herbicida picloram (160 g ha-1, três intensidades de chuva (40, 80 e 120 mm, três tipos de solo e 10 profundidades de amostragem nas colunas. As avaliações realizadas foram relativas ao desenvolvimento das plantas indicadoras nos substratos das colunas nas profundidades de 0-5, 5-10, 10-15, 15-20, 20-25, 25-30, 30-35, 35-40, 40-45 e 45-50 cm. Após o preparo das colunas, estas foram umedecidas e colocadas na posição vertical para drenagem do excesso de água. Após esse período, aplicou-se no topo delas o herbicida e, 12 horas depois, foram feitas as simulações das chuvas, especificadas de acordo com o tratamento. Elas permaneceram na posição vertical por mais 72 horas, para drenagem e lixiviação do herbicida. Após esse período, as colunas foram abertas longitudinalmente e colocadas na posição horizontal, semeando-se ao longo delas a espécie indicadora (Cucumis sativus. Conclui-se que o picloram apresentou alta taxa de lixiviação em todos os solos estudados e que sua movimentação no perfil dos solos foi influenciada pelo volume de chuva simulado, pelo pH do solo e, também, por outras características do solo, possivelmente pelo teor de matéria orgânica. O solo com baixo teor de matéria orgânica e pH mais elevado apresentou maior índice de lixiviação do picloram aplicado à camada

  18. Crystal structure of poly[[di-μ2-aqua-aquasodium] 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropyridine-2-carboxylate trihydrate], the sodium salt of the herbicide picloram

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    Full Text Available In the structure of the title complex, {[Na(H2O3](C6H2Cl3N2O2·3H2O}n, the sodium salt of the herbicide picloram, the cation adopts a polymeric chain structure, based on μ2-aqua-bridged NaO5 trigonal–bipyramidal complex units which have, in addition, a singly bonded water molecule. Each of the bridges within the chain, which extends parallel to the a axis, is centrosymmetric, with Na...Na separations of 3.4807 (16 and 3.5109 (16 Å. In the crystal, there are three water molecules of solvation and these, as well as the coordinating water molecules and the amino group of the 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinate anion, are involved in extensive inter-species hydrogen-bonding interactions with carboxyl and water O atoms, as well as the pyridine N atom. Among these associations is a centrosymmetric cyclic tetrawater R44(8 motif, resulting in an overall three-dimensional structure.

  19. Using accelerated life testing procedures to compare the relative sensitivity of rainbow trout and the federally listed threatened bull trout to three commonly used rangeland herbicides (picloram, 2,4-D, and clopyralid)

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    Fairchild, J.F.; Allert, A.; Sappington, L.S.; Nelson, K.J.; Valle, J.

    2008-01-01

    We conducted 96-h static acute toxicity studies to evaluate the relative sensitivity of juveniles of the threatened bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) and the standard cold-water surrogate rainbow trout (Onchorhyncus mykiss) to three rangeland herbicides commonly used for controlling invasive weeds in the northwestern United States. Relative species sensitivity was compared using three procedures: standard acute toxicity testing, fractional estimates of lethal concentrations, and accelerated life testing chronic estimation procedures. The acutely lethal concentrations (ALC) resulting in 50% mortality at 96 h (96-h ALC50s) were determined using linear regression and indicated that the three herbicides were toxic in the order of picloram acid > 2,4-D acid > clopyralid acid. The 96-h ALC50 values for rainbow trout were as follows: picloram, 41 mg/L; 2.4-D, 707 mg/L; and clopyralid, 700 mg/L. The 96-h ALC50 values for bull trout were as follows: picloram, 24 mg/L; 2.4-D, 398 mg/L; and clopyralid, 802 mg/L. Fractional estimates of safe concentrations, based on 5% of the 96-h ALC50, were conservative (overestimated toxicity) of regression-derived 96-h ALC5 values by an order of magnitude. Accelerated life testing procedures were used to estimate chronic lethal concentrations (CLC) resulting in 1% mortality at 30 d (30-d CLC1) for the three herbicides: picloram (1 mg/L rainbow trout, 5 mg/L bull trout), 2,4-D (56 mg/L rainbow trout, 84 mg/L bull trout), and clopyralid (477 mg/L rainbow trout; 552 mg/L bull trout). Collectively, the results indicated that the standard surrogate rainbow trout is similar in sensitivity to bull trout. Accelerated life testing procedures provided cost-effective, statistically defensible methods for estimating safe chronic concentrations (30-d CLC1s) of herbicides from acute toxicity data because they use statistical models based on the entire mortality:concentration: time data matrix. ?? 2008 SETAC.

  20. Crystal structure of poly[[di-μ2-aqua-aqua­sodium] 4-amino-3,5,6-tri­chloro­pyridine-2-carboxyl­ate trihydrate], the sodium salt of the herbicide picloram

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    In the structure of the title complex, {[Na(H2O)3](C6H2Cl3N2O2)·3H2O} n , the sodium salt of the herbicide picloram, the cation adopts a polymeric chain structure, based on μ2-aqua-bridged NaO5 trigonal–bipyramidal complex units which have, in addition, a singly bonded water mol­ecule. Each of the bridges within the chain, which extends parallel to the a axis, is centrosymmetric, with Na⋯Na separations of 3.4807 (16) and 3.5109 (16) Å. In the crystal, there are three water mol­ecules of solva...

  1. Optimization and validation of the solid-liquid extraction technique for determination of picloram in soils by high performance liquid chromatography Otimização e validação da técnica extração sólido-líquido para a determinação do picloram em solos por cromatografia líquida de alta eficiência

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    Full Text Available The objective of this study was to optimize and validate the solid-liquid extraction (ESL technique for determination of picloram residues in soil samples. At the optimization stage, the optimal conditions for extraction of soil samples were determined using univariate analysis. Ratio soil/solution extraction, type and time of agitation, ionic strength and pH of extraction solution were evaluated. Based on the optimized parameters, the following method of extraction and analysis of picloram was developed: weigh 2.00 g of soil dried and sieved through a sieve mesh of 2.0 mm pore, add 20.0 mL of KCl concentration of 0.5 mol L-1, shake the bottle in the vortex for 10 seconds to form suspension and adjust to pH 7.00, with alkaline KOH 0.1 mol L-1. Homogenate the system in a shaker system for 60 minutes and then let it stand for 10 minutes. The bottles are centrifuged for 10 minutes at 3,500 rpm. After the settlement of the soil particles and cleaning of the supernatant extract, an aliquot is withdrawn and analyzed by high performance liquid chromatography. The optimized method was validated by determining the selectivity, linearity, detection and quantification limits, precision and accuracy. The ESL methodology was efficient for analysis of residues of the pesticides studied, with percentages of recovery above 90%. The limits of detection and quantification were 20.0 and 66.0 mg kg-1 soil for the PVA, and 40.0 and 132.0 mg kg-1 soil for the VLA. The coefficients of variation (CV were equal to 2.32 and 2.69 for PVA and TH soils, respectively. The methodology resulted in low organic solvent consumption and cleaner extracts, as well as no purification steps for chromatographic analysis were required. The parameters evaluated in the validation process indicated that the ESL methodology is efficient for the extraction of picloram residues in soils, with low limits of detection and quantification.O objetivo deste trabalho foi otimizar e validar a t

  2. Synthesis of nitrogen-doped ZnO by sol-gel method: characterization and its application on visible photocatalytic degradation of 2,4-D and picloram herbicides.

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    Macías-Sánchez, J J; Hinojosa-Reyes, L; Caballero-Quintero, A; de la Cruz, W; Ruiz-Ruiz, E; Hernández-Ramírez, A; Guzmán-Mar, J L

    2015-03-01

    In this work, nitrogen-doped ZnO material was synthesized by the sol-gel method using zinc acetate as the precursor and urea as the nitrogen source (15, 20, 25 and 30% wt.). For comparative purposes, bare ZnO was also prepared. The influence of N doping on structural, morphological, optical and photocatalytic properties was investigated. The synthesized catalysts were characterized by XRD, SEM-EDS, diffuse reflectance UV-Vis spectroscopy, BET and XPS analysis. The photocatalytic activity of N-doped ZnO catalysts was evaluated during the degradation of a mixture of herbicides (2,4-D and picloram) under visible radiation ≥400 nm. The photo-absorption wavelength range of the N-doped ZnO samples was shifted to longer wavelength compared to those of the unmodified ZnO. Among different amounts of dopant agent, the 30% N-doped ZnO material showed higher visible-light activity compared with pure ZnO. Several degradation by-products were identified by using HPLC and ESI-MS/MS. The enhancement of visible photocatalytic activity of the N-doped ZnO semiconductor could be mainly due to their capability in reducing the electron-hole pair recombination.

  3. 40 CFR 180.292 - Picloram; tolerances for residues.

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  4. Efectividad de la mezcla picloram y fluroxipir en el control de malezas perennes de pastizales tropicales

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    Valent\\u00EDn A. Esqueda Esquivel

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    Full Text Available Se determinóla cinética de la degradación ruminal de la materia seca, laproteína cruda y el extracto etéreo en las harinas de pescado,carne y hueso y tortave. Con base en los resultados de degradación a 48 horas de incubación ruminal, se determinó enforma biológica los contenidos digeribles reales de la proteí-na y grasa digerida, haciendo más precisa la medición del total de nutrientes digeribles y los valores de energía digestibley neta de los alimentos que por el método químico. Los valores de energía neta para producción fueron de 2,02, 1,66 y2,60 Mcals/kg en la harina de pescado, harina de carne y hue-so y la tortave, respectivamente. La fracción de proteína soluble (A fue alta en la harina de pescado (75,29%, media enla harina de carne y hueso (46,83% y más baja en la harinade tortave (25,75%, con una fracción degradable (B de10,62, 27,66 y 42,06%; así como una fracción insoluble (Cde 14,09, 25,51, y 32,19%, respectivamente. La proteína de-gradada en el rumen fue de 83,23, 66,25 y 51,98%, en el mismo orden de presentación anterior. Los contenidos de proteína cruda efectivamente retenida por el animal durante elproceso de digestión total, fueron de 53,29, 51,86 y 42,05%para la harina de pescado, harina de carne y hueso y la harina de tortave.

  5. Vitamin C and total phenols quantification in calli of native passion fruit induced by combinations of Picloram and Kinetin

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    Fabiane Aparecida Artioli-Coelho

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available Brazil is one of the center of origin of passion fruit and has an important natural variability of the genus Passiflora. Several wild species of this genus are resistant to some pests and diseases and many are considered as medicinal. The aim of this research was to induce callus from in vitro Passiflora gibertii leaf explants for quantification of vitamin C and total phenols. Once the appropriate auxin/cytokine balance promotes callus formation and may optimize the production of secondary compounds and vitamins, calli were induced using a half-strength MS medium with a combination of the auxin Picloran (PIC and the cytokine Kinetin (KIN. The vitamin C and total phenols were quantified by colorimetric methods from calli after different culture periods. The calli induction was strongly dependent of the combination PIC/KIN. It was observed high vitamin C content (94.8mg 100g-1 during the calli induction period in MS+4.14µM PIC+ 0.207µM KIN. Higher PIC/KIN concentrations promoted an increase in the vitamin C content after three subcultures. The higher PIC (8.28µM/KIN (0.828µM concentration was the higher was the total phenols production (66mg tannic acid 100g-1 of fresh callus during the calli induction period.

  6. Degradação do pesticida Padron® por processos fotoquímicos utilizando luz artificial e solar Degradation of Padron® by photochemical processes using artificial and sunlight radiation

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    Silvio César Godinho Teixeira

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Destruction of Padron® (dye and picloram was evaluated using a photoreactor and a solar reactor. Photolysis was observed using only a germicide lamp (GL. Black light (BL and H2O2 (172 mmol L-1 promoted a conversion of 49% and 6% of dye and picloram, respectively. Photocatalytic processes were more efficient using TiO2/GL (96%-dye; 60%-picloram than TiO2/BL (44%-dye; 40%-picloram. Photolysis using sunlight was not observed during PadronÒ recirculation in the reactor constructed with four borosilicate tubes. Meanwhile, adding H2O2 resulted in 12% conversion of dissolved organic compounds. Finally, the most efficient mineralization (60% was obtained using the Fenton reaction ( H2O2-176 mmol L-1; FeSO4x6H2O-90 mmol L-1 and sunlight.

  7. EFFECT OF SYNTHETIC AUXIN LIKE GROWTH REGULATORS ON CALLUS REGENERATIVE ABILITY OF COMMON WHEAT VC. ZYMOYARKA

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    I. R. Gorbatyuk

    2015-02-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the study was to determine the dependence of morphogenetic reactions of wheat callus tissues to content of syntetic growth regulators of auxin nature (picloram, dicamba in the nutrient medium. Apical meristems of Triticum aestivum wheat were the primary explants for callusogenesis. Basic culture medium MS supplemented by vitamins of Gamborg, dicamba at different concentrations (0.2, 0.4, 0.6 mg/l, and picloram (0.16; 0.25; 0.5 mg/l was used for regeneration. It was established that dicamba at a concentration of 0.2 mg/l is the most effective for production of regenerants. It was also observed that at the concentration of 0.16 mg/l picloram there are the formation of the greatest number of morphogenic zones (60% and a significant amount of plant-regenerants. Increased concentrations of picloram to 0.25 mg/l and 0.5 mg/l caused a decrease in the number of morphogenic islands: in the first case, 10%, and the second – 36.4%. Among the described options the MS medium supplemented with 0.5 mg/l 6-benzylaminopurine and 0.16 mg/l picloram was the most effective. Shoots obtained from callus culture were capable to form roots in vitro and adapt to septic conditions. Regenerated plants when cultivated in greenhouse showed high viability (over 75% and reached the generative phase.

  8. In vitro morphogenic response of leaf sheath of Phyllostachys bambusoides

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    Yurika H. Komatsu; Katherine Derlene Batagin-Piotto; Gilvano Ebling Brondani; Ant(o)nio Natal Goncalves; Marcilio de Almeida

    2011-01-01

    Nodal segments from secondary branches of saplings of Phyllostachys bambusoides were inoculated in MS medium to assess the in vitro morphogenic response of leaf sheath through the induction to callogenesis by Picloram (4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid) at different concentrations of carbohydrate under the same conditions with presence or absence of luminosity. In our experiment, secondary explants were kept in MS medium containing 8.0 mg·L-1 of Picloram for the callus formation. Calluses were transferred in MS medium supplemented with sucrose, fructose and glucose (control, 2%, 4% and 6%). Results show that Picloram induced the callogenesis in leaf sheath. The secondary embryogenesis was formed in yellow-globular callus. The sucrose as carbohydrate source in the absence of light was more efficient to induce rhizogenesis. Glucose was more efficiency in the presence of light. Callogenic induction and further embryogenesis evidenced the competence and determination of leaf sheath cells.

  9. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Lilium longiflorum Thunb

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    Tribulato, A.; Remotti, P.C.; Löffler, H.J.M.; Tuyl, van J.M.

    1997-01-01

    Friable callus was obtained from styles and flower pedicels of Lilium longiflorum Snow Queen and the Oriental lily hybrid Star Gazer on Murashige and Skoog (MS) media containing either 2 μM dicamba or 2 μM picloram. Cell suspension cultures were established by suspending the callus of L. longiflorum

  10. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Lilium longiflorum Thunb

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    Tribulato, A.; Remotti, P.C.; Löffler, H.J.M.; Tuyl, van J.M.

    1997-01-01

    Friable callus was obtained from styles and flower pedicels of Lilium longiflorum Snow Queen and the Oriental lily hybrid Star Gazer on Murashige and Skoog (MS) media containing either 2 μM dicamba or 2 μM picloram. Cell suspension cultures were established by suspending the callus of L. longiflorum

  11. Induction and multiplication of callus from endosperm of Cycas ...

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    Dec 3, 2008 ... In the induction studies, 20 µM picloram was the most efficient formulation for .... three treatments, maximum percentage of callus forma- .... Ser. Bot. 45(2): 79-86. Bordallo PN, Silva DH, Maria J, Cruz CD, Fontes EP (2004).

  12. IN VITRO CULTURE OF HOLOPARASITE Rafflesia arnoldii R. Brown

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    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available Potongan kuncup bunga digunakan sebagai eksplan yang ditumbuhkan pada media dasar Murashige and Skoog (MS dengan tambahan 0; 0.1; 0.5; 1 and 5 mg/I 2,4-D atau Picloram dan 2 g/I Phytagel. Eksplan tumbuh menjadi kalus pada media yang ditambahkan 0,1 dan 1 mg/I 2,4-D atau 0,5 dan 1 mg/I Picloram. Kultur kalus tersebut dipelihara pada media MS + 1 mg/I 2,4-D. Kemudian kalus ditumbuhkan pada medium dengan penambahan 1, 3, 5 dan 10 mg/I 2,4-D atau Picloram. Setelah dua bulan 66,67-100% kultur membentuk kalus. Semua kalus berstruktur kompak. Beberapa kalus yang diperlakuan dengan 5-10 mg/I 2,4-D menumbuhkan benang-benang putih pada permukaannya. Perlakuan Picloram menghasilkan kalus yang lebih banyak, tetapi 2,4-D menghasilkan kualitas kalus yang lebih baik. Kalus R. arnoldii tidak membentuk somatik embrio dengan penambahan 0,1 mg/I Zeatin dalam media kultur. Ini adalah laporan yang pertama kali tentang pembentukan kalus dari kultur R. arnoldii secara in vitro.

  13. The Tao of treating weeds: Reaching for restoration in the northern Rocky Mountains

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    Lisa-Natalie Anjozian

    2008-01-01

    Noxious weeds are a serious problem that is spreading across the West. Herbicides such as Picloram have proven to be powerful tools in reducing weed invaders, although use of this tool has often produced unintended consequences. Broadleaf herbicides kill forbs, such as the noxious knapweed, but also harm native forbs such as arrowleaf balsamroot. Removing weedy forbs...

  14. Biomass, Leaf Area, and Resource Availability of Kudzu Dominated Plant Communities Following Herbicide Treatment

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    L.T. Rader

    2001-10-01

    Kudzu is an exotic vine that threatens the forests of the southern U.S. Five herbicides were tested with regard to their efficacy in controlling kudzu, community recover was monitored, and interactions with planted pines were studied. The sites selected were old farm sites dominated by kudzu.These were burned following herbicide treatment. The herbicides included triclopyr, clopyralid, metsulfuron, tebuthiuron, and picloram plus 2,4-D. Pine seedlings were planted the following year. Regression equations were developed for predicting biomass and leaf area. Four distinct plant communities resulted from the treatments. The untreated check continued to be kudzu dominated. Blackberry dominated the clopyradid treatment. Metsulfron, trychlopyr and picloram treated sites resulted in herbaceous dominated communities. The tebuthiuron treatment maintained all vegetation low.

  15. In vitro somatic embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration from immature male inflorescence of adult dura and tenera palms of Elaeis guineensis (Jacq.).

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    Jayanthi, Madhavan; Susanthi, Bollarapu; Murali Mohan, Nandiganti; Mandal, Pranab Kumar

    2015-01-01

    We report here a method for plant regeneration through somatic embryogenesis from explants collected from immature male inflorescence of adult oil palm cultivated in India. Callus induction was successful from tissues of immature male inflorescence collected from both dura and tenera varieties of oil palm. A modified Y3 (Eeuwens) media supplemented with several additives and activated charcoal (3%) were used for the experiments. Out of four different auxin treatments, 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid (picloram) produced maximum callus induction (82%) and it was not significantly different from 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and a combination of 2,4-D + picloram. The callus induction obtained with auxin α-naphthalene acetic acid was only 54% and it was significantly low as compared to the other treatments. Highest embryogenesis was obtained with a combination of 2,4-D + picloram (4.9%) followed by picloram (3.4%). Genotypic variation in response to the same auxins was observed both for callus induction and embryogenesis. Callus induction and embryogenesis ranged from 42 to 72% and 6.8 to 9.35%, respectively in tenera. The formation of embryogenic calli was marked by the appearance of white to yellowish globular or nodular structures which subsequently formed clear somatic embryos. Somatic embryogenesis was asynchronous and at one time we could find different stages of embryogenesis like the globular, torpedo and the cotyledonary stages. The somatic embryos when exposed to light in the same basal media along with 6-benzyladenine (18 µM), abscisic acid (3.78 µM) and gibberellic acid (5.78 µM) regenerated into plantlets. To the best of our knowledge this is the first report o f callus induction and somatic embryogenesis from immature male inflorescence of oil palm.

  16. Somatic embryogenesis in Lolium multiflorum suspension culture

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    Margarita Pavlova

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The embryogenic cell suspension was obtained from immature embryos of Lolium multiflorum through a callus culture. Somatic embryogenesis was induced by addition of 2,4-D, dicamba and picloram in 0,5 mg/l concentrations in MS liquid nutrient medium. It was shown that somatic embryos arised from single cells. In globular embryoids, the meristematic cells are characterized by the presence of phytoferritin inclusions in the leucoplasts.

  17. Controle de Commelina benghalensis, C. erecta e Tripogandra diuretica na cultura do café Interference of Dayflower Species in Coffee Culture

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    A.R. Oliveira

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar o efeito de diferentes herbicidas/misturas no controle de três espécies de trapoeraba (Commelina benghalensis, C. erecta e Tripogandra diuretica e a tolerância de plantas jovens de café aos herbicidas. O delineamento experimental foi inteiramente casualizado, com quatro repetições. Os tratamentos foram constituídos por dez diferentes herbicidas/misturas e uma testemunha, associados a três espécies de trapoeraba. As avaliações foram realizadas aos 21 e 50 dias após a aplicação (DAP dos herbicidas, por meio de análise visual, seguindo-se escala de nível de controle. Avaliou-se a tolerância das mudas de café aos herbicidas (escala de avaliação visual da fitotoxicidade e as características de crescimento (diâmetro, número de folhas e estatura das mudas de café. A espécie C. benghalensis foi melhor controlada quando se utilizaram os herbicidas: diuron, 2,4-D + picloram, atrazine + metolachlor, metribuzin, glyphosate WG e acetochlor. A espécie C. erecta foi controlada pelos herbicidas diuron, 2,4-D + picloram, atrazine + metolachlor, glyphosate CS e acetochlor. Os herbicidas diuron, 2,4-D + picloram, atrazine + metolachlor, metribuzin, glyphosate WG e paraquat + diuron foram os que melhor controlaram T. diuretica. Metribuzin, diuron e acetochlor mostraram-se mais fitotóxicos para a cultura do café. O diuron reduziu a massa da matéria seca e o número de folhas do cafeeiro. O diâmetro do caule e a estatura foram afetados pelos herbicidas metribuzin e 2,4-D. O metribuzin foi o herbicida que maior prejuízo causou às características de crescimento da planta de café.This work aimed to evaluate the effect of different herbicides/mixtures on the control of three dayflower species (Commelina benghalensis, C. erecta. and Tripogandra diuretica and the tolerance of young coffee plants to the herbicides. The trial was arranged in a completely randomized design, constituted by ten different

  18. Compositional changes in cell wall polysaccharides from apple fruit callus cultures modulated by different plant growth regulators.

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    Alayón-Luaces, Paula; Ponce, Nora M A; Mroginski, Luis A; Stortz, Carlos A; Sozzi, Gabriel O

    2012-04-01

    The cell wall composition of apples callus cultures showed changes in the presence of 5 mg l(-1) of three different plant growth regulators (PGRs), namely picloram, abscisic acid and gibberellic acid. Although the structural functions of cell walls do not generally allow for pronounced variations of the total pectin and matrix glycan content, this work provides evidence that the addition of these plant growth regulators can rule, at least partly, cell wall metabolism in apple callus cultures. The chelator- and carbonate-extracts always had the analytical characteristics of pectins, with high proportions of uronic acids, arabinose and galactose as the main monosaccharides, and a significant proportion of rhamnose, but the cross-linking glycan fractions were still rich in RG-I-like material. The application of PGRs produced shifts of uronic acid and neutral sugars between fractions. Arabinose was the neutral sugar exhibiting more variations in apple callus cell wall. Picloram and abscisic acid produced an increase of the uronic acid contents of the cell walls. The AIRs obtained from calluses treated with different PGRs did not show large amounts of high molecular weight products, as determined by size-exclusion chromatography. For the carbonate-extract only the callus treated with picloram displayed two separated peaks for products of different molecular weights. The chromatographic profiles for the 4% KOH-extract displayed two peaks for all the treatments, one very sharp with high molecular weight, and another one wider of smaller molecular weight, whereas the difference between treatments can only be appraised through the areas of the peaks. This is the first report on cell wall composition from fruit calluses supplemented with different PGRs.

  19. Eficiência da aplicação em pré-plantio, de glifosato isolado ou em mistura no consórcio de poáceas anuais e fabáceas perenes, na Região Sul do Paraná

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    Gonçalves, Jean Sander

    2012-01-01

    Em trabalho realizado no Centro de Estações Experimentais do Canguiri da UFPR, localizada no município de Pinhais, avaliou-se o desempenho do Sorgo (Sorghum vulgare, Pers.) no verão e do consórcio de Aveia Preta (Avena strigosa, Screb), Azevém (Lolium multiflorum, L.), Trevo Branco (Trifolium repens, L.) e Trevo vermelho (Trifolium pratense, L.) no inverno. Nos quais aplicaram-se dez tratamentos com glifosato, glifosato + 2,4-D e glifosato + 2,4-D + picloram em pré-plantio, através do sistema...

  20. Eficiência da aplicação em pré-plantio, de glifosato isolado ou em mistura no consórcio de poáceas anuais e fabáceas perenes, na Região Sul do Paraná

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    Gonçalves, Jean Sander

    2012-01-01

    Em trabalho realizado no Centro de Estações Experimentais do Canguiri da UFPR, localizada no município de Pinhais, avaliou-se o desempenho do Sorgo (Sorghum vulgare, Pers.) no verão e do consórcio de Aveia Preta (Avena strigosa, Screb), Azevém (Lolium multiflorum, L.), Trevo Branco (Trifolium repens, L.) e Trevo vermelho (Trifolium pratense, L.) no inverno. Nos quais aplicaram-se dez tratamentos com glifosato, glifosato + 2,4-D e glifosato + 2,4-D + picloram em pré-plantio, através do sistema...

  1. The cost of quinine Cinchona pubescens control on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos

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    Buddenhagen, Chris; Yanez, Patricio

    2005-01-01

    We analyse the cost of controlling the invasive quinine tree Cinchona pubescens Vahl in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. Control costs in ten 400 m2 plots formed the basis for estimating the cost of control over the whole island. In the plots, densities were 2100–24,000 stems/ha (stems >150 cm tall) and 55,000–138,000 stems/ha (all size classes combined). Control involved uprooting small plants, and applying of a mix of metsulfuron methyl and picloram to cut stumps or to mach...

  2. Determinação de espécies bioindicadoras de resíduos de herbicidas auxínicos

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    Daiana Pereira dos Santos

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Herbicidas que apresentam atividade residual no solo podem se tornar problema para os cultivos agrícolas, pela possibilidade de intoxicar culturas sucessoras. No caso dos hormonais, há grande dificuldade na determinação de resíduos pela técnica do bioensaio, em função da variação na resposta em crescimento, apresentada pela espécie indicadora. Neste trabalho, objetivou-se determinar espécies e variáveis sensíveis aos herbicidas 2,4 D e picloram, para indicação de resíduos no solo. Para isso, realizaram-se dois bioensaios, sendo que cada um, constituiu-se de 60 tratamentos, em esquema fatorial, compostos pela combinação de três espécies vegetais (Lycopersicon esculentum, Cucumis sativus e Beta vulgaris, dois substratos (areia e amostra de solo e dez subdoses do herbicida (0; 3; 6; 12; 22,5; 47; 94; 187,5; 375 e 750 g ha-1 e (0; 3; 6; 9; 18; 30; 60; 123; 246 e 501 g ha-1 para o 2,4-D e picloram, respectivamente. O delineamento experimental utilizado para ambos os ensaios foi em blocos casualizados, com quatro repetições. O aumento das doses dos herbicidas provocou reduções nas variáveis altura de planta, matéria seca e, aumento da intoxicação visual das espécies avaliadas. A intoxicação visual mostrou-se a variável mais adequada para determinação de baixos níveis de resíduos de 2,4 D e picloram no solo. B. vulgaris foi a espécie com maior sensibilidade ao 2,4 D enquanto que L. esculentum foi a espécie mais sensível ao picloram.

  3. Somatic embryogenesis and direct as well as indirect organogenesis in Lilium pumilum DC. Fisch., an endangered ornamental and medicinal plant.

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    Zhang, Jing; Gai, MeiZhu; Li, XueYan; Li, TianLai; Sun, HongMei

    2016-10-01

    Somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis in Lilium pumilum were successfully regulated by picloram, α-naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA), and 6-benzyladenine (BA). In organogenesis, the highest shoot regeneration frequency (92.5%) was obtained directly from bulb scales on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium containing 2.0 mg L(-1) BA and 0.2 mg L(-1) NAA, while organogenic callus (OC) formed from leaves on MS medium supplemented with 1.0 mg L(-1) BA and 0.5 mg L(-1) NAA. Following subculture, 76.7% of OC regenerated shoots. In somatic embryogenesis, the combination of picloram and NAA increased the amount of embryogenic callus (EC) that formed with a maximum on 90.7% of all explants which formed 11 somatic embryos (SEs) per explant. Differences between EC and OC in cellular morphology and cell differentiation fate were easily observed. SEs initially formed via an exogenous or an endogenous origin. The appearance of a protoderm in heart-shaped SE and the bipolar shoot-root development in oval-shaped SE indicated true somatic embryogenesis. This protocol provides a new and detailed regulation and histological examination of regeneration pattern in L. pumilum.

  4. Poly[(μ6-4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropyridine-2-carboxylatoaquacaesium

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    Graham Smith

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available In the structure of the title complex, [Cs(C6H2Cl3N2O2(H2O]n, the caesium salt of the commercial herbicide picloram, the Cs+ cation lies on a crystallographic mirror plane, which also contains the coordinating water molecule and all non-H atoms of the 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinate anion except the carboxylate O-atom donors. The irregular CsCl4O5 coordination polyhedron comprises chlorine donors from the ortho-related ring substituents of the picloramate ligand in a bidentate chelate mode, with a third chlorine bridging [Cs—Cl range 3.6052 (11–3.7151 (11 Å] as well as a bidentate chelate carboxylate group giving sheets extending parallel to (010. A three-dimensional coordination polymer structure is generated through the carboxylate group, which also bridges the sheets down [010]. Within the structure, there are intra-unit water O—H...Ocarboxylate and amine N—H...Npyridine hydrogen-bonding interactions.

  5. Expression of PiABP19, Picdc2 and PiSERK3 during induction of somatic embryogenesis in leaflets of Prunus incisa (Thunb.).

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    Ben Mahmoud, Kaouther; Delporte, Fabienne; Muhovski, Yordan; Elloumi, Nadhra; Jemmali, Ahmed; Druart, Philippe

    2013-02-01

    Somatic embryogenesis is a useful tool of plant breeding. In this context, a procedure for inducing somatic embryogenesis in Prunus incisa leaf explants had been previously developed. The original in vitro protocol relies on picloram treatments and exposure to darkness as inductive conditions, the best frequency of embryogenesis being obtained on the second leaf (F(2)) exposed to 4 μM picloram during 30 days. The morphological and biochemical changes observed during somatic embryogenesis occur in response to alterations in gene expression regulation patterns. A molecular study was conducted in order to provide deeper insight into the fundamental biological factors involved in the induction of this process using a gene candidate strategy and semi-quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction analysis. So far, no sequence data related to somatic embryogenesis has been available in cherry. In the present study, we cloned and sequenced cDNA fragments of putative genes encoding auxin-binding protein, cell cycle regulator and somatic embryogenesis receptor kinase. Time-course differential transcript accumulations were observed for all investigated genes in leaves or derived callus tissues during the observation period (first month of culture). Their possible involvement in the sequential steps of the embryogenic pathway (dedifferentiation, cell proliferation, differentiation through somatic embryogenesis) is presented and discussed.

  6. Importance of co-cultivation medium pH for successful Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Lilium x formolongi.

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    Ogaki, M; Furuichi, Y; Kuroda, K; Chin, D P; Ogawa, Y; Mii, M

    2008-04-01

    An efficient system for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Lilium x formolongi was established by preventing the drastic drop of pH in the co-cultivation medium with MES. Meristematic nodular calli were inoculated with an overnight culture of A. tumefaciens strain EHA101 containing the plasmid pIG121-Hm which harbored intron-containing beta-glucuronidase (GUS), hygromycin phosphotransferase (HPT), and neomycin phosphotransfease II (NPTII) genes. After three days of co-cultivation on 2 g/l gellan gum-solidified MS medium containing 100 microM acetosyringone, 30 g/l sucrose, 1 mg/l picloram and different concentrations of MES, they were cultured on the same medium containing 12.5 mg/l meropenem to eliminate Agrobacterium for 2 weeks and then transferred onto medium containing the same concentration of meropenem and 25 mg/l hygromycin for selecting putative transgenic calli. Transient GUS expression was only observed by adding MES to co-cultivation medium. Hygromycin-resistant transgenic calli were obtained only when MES was added to the co-cultivation medium especially at 10 mM. The hygromycin-resistant calli were successfully regenerated into plantlets after transferring onto picloram-free medium. Transformation of plants was confirmed by histochemical GUS assay, PCR analysis and Southern blot analysis.

  7. Induction and characterization of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq. pro-embryogenic masses

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    MARLUCIA S. PADUA

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available ABSTRACT Oil palm is one of the most economically valuable oil seed plants, but the expansion of plantations has been limited by availability of seedlings, as the conventional propagation is through seeds, which have low germination rates. One possible solution for the large-scale production is the use of somatic embryogenesis. The aim of this study was evaluate the effects auxins 2,4-D and picloram on the induction of pro-embryogenic masses in E.guineenesis hybrid leaf explants and characterize, regarding embryogenic characteristics, with cytochemical and ultrastructural analisys. Specifically, in vitro plantlets leaves fragments were inoculated in Y3 culture medium supplemented by 2.4-D or picloram at different concentrations (0.0, 1.0, 3.0, 6.0 and 9.0 mg l–1. After 90 days the presence/ absence of cell masses were evaluated. Both growth regulators efficiently induced cellular masses regardless of the concentrations applied. As the cell masses were not homogeneously formed, they were classified according to color and shape into four types: TYPE 1 - elongated and translucent, TYPE 2 – uneven and translucent, TYPE 3 - globular and beige TYPE 4 – globular and white. Based on the anatomical and ultrastructural features, TYPE 2, 3 and 4 cell masses were considered to have the highest embryogenic potential and therefore may be most suited to large-scale vegetative propagation of oil palm.

  8. Induction and characterization of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) pro-embryogenic masses.

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    Pádua, Marlúcia S; Paiva, Luciano V; Labory, Claúdia R G; Alves, Eduardo; Stein, Vanessa C

    2013-01-01

    Oil palm is one of the most economically valuable oil seed plants, but the expansion of plantations has been limited by availability of seedlings, as the conventional propagation is through seeds, which have low germination rates. One possible solution for the large-scale production is the use of somatic embryogenesis. The aim of this study was evaluate the effects auxins 2,4-D and picloram on the induction of pro-embryogenic masses in E.guineenesis hybrid leaf explants and characterize, regarding embryogenic characteristics, with cytochemical and ultrastructural analysis. Specifically, in vitro plantlets leaves fragments were inoculated in Y3 culture medium supplemented by 2.4-D or picloram at different concentrations (0.0, 1.0, 3.0, 6.0 and 9.0 mg l⁻¹). After 90 days the presence/ absence of cell masses were evaluated. Both growth regulators efficiently induced cellular masses regardless of the concentrations applied. As the cell masses were not homogeneously formed, they were classified according to color and shape into four types: TYPE 1--elongated and translucent, TYPE 2--uneven and translucent, TYPE 3--globular and beige, TYPE 4--globular and white. Based on the anatomical and ultrastructural features, TYPE 2, 3 and 4 cell masses were considered to have the highest embryogenic potential and therefore may be most suited to large-scale vegetative propagation of oil palm.

  9. Morpho-anatomical characterization of embryogenic calluses from immature zygotic embryo of peach palm during somatic embryogenesis =

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    Simone de Alencar Maciel

    2010-04-01

    Full Text Available The objective of this study was to morpho-anatomically characterizenodular embryogenic calluses from zygotic embryos of peach palm during the induction of somatic embryogenesis. Immature zygotic embryos were pre-treated in MS medium added to Picloram and 2,4-D (25 μM and BAP (0, 5, 10 μM. After three months, primary calluses were transferred to MS induction medium added to Picloram and 2,4-D (450 μM. After six months, the embryogenic calluses were then histologically analyzed and cultivated in the maturation medium. The competent tissues of the zygotic embryos differentiated embryogenic calluses under action of both Picloram and 2,4-D auxins (450 μM, where the presence of multi-granular structures were observed. Histological observations showed that in the nodular embryogenic calluses, the outlying parenchymal cells exhibit cellular characteristics of high mitotic activity. Differentiation of tracheal elements exists in embryogenic calluses connecting the callus to the explant. The evaluated cytokinin/auxin interaction influences the development of embryogenic calluses and globular structures.O objetivo deste trabalho foi caracterizar morfoanatomicamente calos nodulares embriogênicos originados de embriões zigóticos de pupunheira durante a indução da embriogênese somática. Embriões zigóticos imaturos de pupunha foram inicialmente pré-tratados em meio de cultura MS, solidificado com 2,5 g L-1 de phytagel® e suplementado com Picloram e 2,4-D na concentração de 25 μM e BAP (0, 5, 10 μM. Após três meses, os calos primários foram transferidos para meio de indução, com Picloram e 2,4-D (450 μM. Após seis meses, os calosnodulares embriogênicos formados foram então analisados histologicamente e repicados para o meio de maturação para a progressão das estruturas multigranulares embriogênicas. Verificou-seque os tecidos competentes dos embriões zigóticos imaturos diferenciaram nódulos embriogênicos pela ação de ambas

  10. Streamside management zone (SMZ efficiency in herbicide retention from simulated surface flow Eficiência de zonas ripárias (SMZ na retenção de herbicidas presentes em escoamento superficial simulado

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    A.T. Matos

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available Plot-scale overland flow experiments were conducted to evaluate the efficiency of streamside management zones (SMZs in retaining herbicides in runoff generated from silvicultural activities. Herbicide retention was evaluated for five different slopes (2, 5, 10, 15, and 20%, two cover conditions (undisturbed O horizon and raked surface, and two periods under contrasting soil moisture conditions (summer dry and winter wet season and correlated to O horizon and site conditions. Picloram (highly soluble in water and atrazine (moderately sorbed into soil particles at concentrations in the range of 55 and 35 µg L-1 and kaolin clay (approximately 5 g L-1 were mixed with 13.000 liters of water and dispersed over the top of 5 x 10 m forested plots. Surface flow was collected 2, 4, 6, and 10 m below the disperser to evaluate the changes in concentration as it moved through the O horizon and surface soil horizon-mixing zone. Results showed that, on average, a 10 m long forested SMZ removed around 25% of the initial concentration of atrazine and was generally ineffective in reducing the more soluble picloram. Retention of picloram was only 6% of the applied quantity. Percentages of mass reduction by infiltration were 36% for atrazine and 20% for picloram. Stronger relationships existed between O horizon depth and atrazine retention than in any other measured variable, suggesting that better solid-solution contact associated with flow through deeper O horizons is more important than either velocity or soil moisture as a determinant of sorption.Experimento de escoamento superficial, em escala piloto, foi conduzido para se avaliar a eficiência de zonas ripárias (SMZs na retenção de herbicidas presentes no escoamento superficial gerado em atividades silviculturais. A retenção do herbicida foi avaliada em terrenos com cinco diferentes declividades (2, 5, 10, 15 e 20%, duas condições de cobertura do solo (com e sem o horizonte O e dois períodos de

  11. Modelagem da retenção de herbicidas em zonas ripárias Modeling of herbicide retention in riparian zones

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    Alexandra P. de Pinho

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho teve como objetivo investigar a retenção de atrazina e picloram, transportados via escoamento superficial, em zona ripária. Para isto, simulou-se um escoamento superficial, contendo uma mistura de caulinita, atrazina e picloram, dentro de zonas ripárias estabelecidas ao longo de plantações de pinheiros do Nordeste do Estado da Geórgia, EUA. Cinco parcelas foram instaladas dentro de zonas ripárias, apresentando declividades diferentes (2, 5, 10, 15 e 20%. Os efeitos da umidade do solo e da presença do horizonte O na retenção dos dois herbicidas foram avaliados. Um modelo exponencial, comumente utilizado na estimativa de redução da DBO e de nutrientes em tratamento por escoamento superficial, foi empregado na estimativa de redução de herbicidas e caulinita em zonas ripárias. O modelo possibilitou estimar com razoável precisão, a remoção de caulinita e atrazina da mistura em escoamento ao longo de zonas ripárias de 10 m de comprimento. Em geral, a declividade foi o parâmetro que apresentou melhor correlação com a retenção dos contaminantes presentes na mistura em escoamento na zona ripária. O horizonte O, mais espesso nas maiores declividades, favoreceu tanto a sedimentação da caulinita como a adsorção da atrazina.This work aimed to investigate the retention of atrazine and picloram, carried by surface flow, in riparian zones. The surface flow, containing a mixture of both herbicides and kaolin, was then simulated within riparian zones established in pine plantations in north-eastern Georgia, USA. Five plots were established within riparian zones, each with a different slope (2, 5, 10, 15 and 20%. The influence of the initial moisture and of the O horizon condition in herbicide retention was analyzed. An exponential model, commonly used for the estimate of biochemical demand of oxygen (BOD and nutrients attenuation in overland flow treatment, was used to estimate the attenuation of kaolin and

  12. El viroide de la mancha del sol (ASBVd es persistente en cultivos nucelares de aguacate (Persea americana Mill.

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    Isidro E Suárez

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available Con el objetivo de determinar la posibilidad de obtener tejidos sanos a partir de plantas infectadas con ASBVd como una estrategia para recuperar clones de alto valor agronómico, cultivos embriogénicos de aguacate fueron inducidos a partir del nucelo de tres cultivares de aguacate infectados con el viroide de la mancha del sol (ASBVd en un medio de cultivo con las sales mayores B5, suplementado con las sales menores de Murashige y Skoog (MS y 0.41 uM de picloram, y (en mg/L-1 tiamina HCl (0.4, mio-inositol (100, sucrosa (30,000 y TC agar (8,000. Los cultivos embriogénicos inducidos fueron mantenidos en medio semisólido MS suplementado con 0.41 uM de picloram y (en mg/L-1 tiamina HCl (0.4, mio-inositol (100, sucrosa (45,000 y TC agar (8,000 y en medio líquido MS modificado con 15 mM NH4NO3 y 30 mM KNO3, sales menores de MS, picloram 0.41 uM y (en mg/L-1 tiamina HCl (0.4, mio-inositol (100 y sucrosa (45,000. La indexación usando RT-PCR un año después de inducidos los tejidos detectó bandas amplificadas en los electroferogramas y la clonación comprobó la presencia de 4 clones con mas de un 97% de similitud con la variante J02020 de ASBVd; con la secuencia se corroboró la existencia de las variantes CF3, CF8, CF13. Estos resultados demuestran que aunque ASBVd no es eliminado mediante el uso de embriogénesis somática, la aplicación de esta tecnología permite inducir, proliferar y mantener por largo tiempo tejidos infectados para el estudio de este patógeno.

  13. Short Communication: In vitro response of papaya (Carica papaya to plant growth regulators

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    JAIME A. TEIXEIRA DA SILVA

    2016-01-01

    Full Text Available Abstract. Teixeira da Silva JA. 2016. In vitro response of papaya (Carica papaya to multiple plant growth regulators. Nusantara Bioscience 8: 77-82. The use of plant growth regulators (PGRs in papaya (Carica papaya L. tissue culture is essential for tissue and organ culture in vitro. In this study, in a bid to expand the information available on the response to PGRs, a wide range of PGRs, roughly divided into four groups (auxins, cytokinins, alternative PGRs, growth inhibitors and retardants was tested. Among them, the auxins 2,4-D, dicamba and picloram formed most callus (hard and soft. Callus inductions by chitosan and coconut water are novel results for papaya. Shoots only formed in response to BA and TDZ, but TDZ-induced shoots were fasciated and/or hyperhydric. These results provide novel perspectives for papaya researchers who may have recalcitrant genotypes or tissues that are unresponsive in vitro.

  14. Somaclonal variation on in vitro callus culture potato cultivars Variação somaclonal in vitro em cultura de calos de cultivares de batata

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    Patricia N. Bordallo

    2004-06-01

    Full Text Available Synthetic seeds can be an alternative for those species in which botanical seeds are not viable. One of the major problems of in vitro plant cultivation is the high level of somaclonal variation. The most common factors affecting somaclonal variation are genotype, explant source, in vitro period and cultivation conditions in which the culture is established. In this work, calli were induced using leaf and stem explants of the commercial potato cultivars Achat, Baraka, Baronesa, Bintje, and Contenda in MS culture media supplemented with 1.65 mM of picloram and 11.5 mM of 2,4-D. Seventy and 90 days after induction, DNA samples of 40 calli were compared concerning the effects of the two explant (leaf and stem and two growth regulator sources on five potatoes cultivars. A total of 20 arbitrary sequence primers were evaluated. The RAPD pattern generated by these primers suggested a high percentage of polymorphic fragments among the five genotypes, indicating a high level of genetic variation among cultivars. Cultivar Baronesa showed the highest number of polymorphic fragments for all treatments. The cultivar Contenda showed the smallest somaclonal variation, for most of the treatments, except for the treatment which consisted of stem explants, picloram (1.65 mM application, and a 70-day period of callus formation. 'Contenda' is, therefore, the most suitable cultivar for synthetic seed production.A produção de sementes sintéticas pode ser uma altenativa para culturas, cuja produção de sementes botânicas não é viável. Um dos principais problemas do cultivo de planta in vitro é o alto nível de variação somaclonal resultante. Os fatores mais comuns que afetam a variação somaclonal são genótipo, fonte de explante e duração e condições de cultivo. Neste trabalho, calos foram induzidos utilizando explantes de folha e caule das cultivares comerciais de batata Achat, Baraka, Baronesa, Bintje e Contenda em meio de cultura MS, suplementado

  15. Micropropagation and callogenesis in Mandevilla guanabarica (Apocynaceae, an endemic plant from Brazil

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    Sandra Zorat Cordeiro

    2014-07-01

    Full Text Available Mandevilla guanabarica is an endemic plant from Brazil, with pharmacological and ornamental potential, both unexplored. This study established the best culture medium for in vitro plant maintenance, efficient protocol for its regeneration, and callogenesis from different explants excised from in vitro-grown plants. Woody plant medium with double boron concentration (WPMB plus 2.27 µM thidiazuron or 0.49 µM 2-isopentenyladenine provided multiplication rates higher than 1:6. Shoots were 100% rooted on WPMB. After acclimatization, plants showed 83% survival. For callogenesis, the use of MS media supplemented with high concentrations of picloram or 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid produced, respectively, friable or compact non-morphogenic calluses from different types of explants. This micropropagation protocol allows the production of seedlings of M. guanabarica for ornamental or commercial uses, and for conservation purposes; calluses can be used to establish suspension cultures in prospecting for bioactive compounds

  16. Preliminary Study on Protoplast Culture of Lilium oriental Hybrids‘Sor-bonne’%东方百合‘Sorbonne’原生质体培养初步研究

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    秦晓杰; 段华金; 朱永平; 王小巧; 李琼洁; 赵兴富; 和凤美

    2013-01-01

    百合原生质体培养对百合远源杂交育种具有重要意义。本研究以东方百合‘Sorbonne’花托为外植体,诱导胚性愈伤组织,并对其原生质体提取和培养进行初步研究。结果表明:MS+Picloram 3 mg/L为胚性愈伤组织诱导最佳培养基;胚性愈伤组织在酶解液为2%纤维素酶R-10+0.5%离析酶R-10+0.05%果胶酶Y23+147 mg/L二水合氯化钙+976 mg/L 2-吗啉乙磺酸+0.6 mol/L甘露醇,酶解12 h,制备的原生质体产量最高达4×105个/mL,活性达52%;在胚性愈伤组织诱导培养基中进行原生质体的悬滴培养、液体培养、固体培养、固液结合培养和看护培养。结果表明,看护培养是最佳培养方法,并在改良MS+Picloram 2 mg/L的培养基中培养2~3 d观察到长细胞壁的原生质体,培养4~6 d,可见原生质体的第一次分裂,培养40~45 d,观察到原生质体分化成的细胞团。%It is sign ifican t to culture the protoplast for wide cross breeding of Lily. In this study, the embryonic callus of receptacle of lilium oriental hybrids‘Sorbonne’ were induced and protoplasts were isolated and cultiv-ated. The results showed that feasible culture medium of inductive embryonic callus was MS+Picloram 3 mg/L;The optimal enzyme solution used for protoplasts isolation with 12 hours enzymolysis was 2%Cellulase R-10+0.5%Macerozyme R-10+0.05%Pectolyase Y23+147 mg/L CaCl2·2H2O+976 mg/L MES+6 mol/L Sorbitol, and yield reached its highest, which was up to 4×105/mL, and the activity was up to 52%. Comparing with the hanging drop culture, liquid culture, solid culture, liquid and solid culture, the nurse culture was the best way to cultivate protoplast in feasible culture medium of inductive embryonic callus. Some changes can be observed in the process of protoplast culture with improved medium that is MS+Picloram 2 mg/L by the nurse culture, such as cell wall for 2~3 days, the first division of protoplast for 4~6 days, cell mass for

  17. Assessing the potential for pesticide leaching for the pine forest areas of Tenerife.

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    Diaz-Diaz, R; Loague, K

    2001-09-01

    Currently, no guidelines cover use of pesticides in the forested areas of the Canary island of Tenerife. An index-based model (Li) was used to rank the leaching potential of 50 pesticides that are, or could be, used for management purposes in the pine forest areas of Tenerife. Once the pesticides with the greatest leaching potential were identified, regional-scale groundwater vulnerability assessments, with consideration for data uncertainties, were generated using soil, climatic, and chemical information in a geographic information system framework for all pine forest areas of the island. Process-based simulations with the pesticide root zone model for the areas and pesticides of highest vulnerability were conducted to quantitatively characterize the leaching potentials. Carbofuran, hexazinone, picloram, tebuthiuron, and triclopyr were each identified as being potential leachers.

  18. Regeneración de nogal cafetero (Cordia alliodora (Ruiz y Pav. Oken, a partir de organogénesis indirecta

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    Lina María Londoño-Giraldo

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available En el estudio, utilizando organogénesis indirecta a partir de hoja cotiledonar se evaluó la regeneración de Cordia alliodora (Ruiz y Pav Oken, un árbol nativo de uso industrial, medicinal y ornamental. Para la desinfección de las semillas se utilizó hipoclorito de sodio al 3% por 15 min acompañado de la adición del preservante para plantas PPM® al medio de cultivo. En la fase de formación de callo fueron evaluados tres reguladores de crecimiento: BAP, Picloram y 2,4-D en concentraciones desde 0.5 hasta 12.5 mg/lt en condiciones de luz (12 h y oscuridad, obteniendo callo en todas ellos. Los callos fueron transferidos a los medios de cultivo (mg/lt: BAP (1, 2,4-D (7.5, Picloram (7.5 y a medio de cultivo sin reguladores de crecimiento. Después de 30 días de cultivo la mayoría de los callos se oxidaron, no obstante algunos cultivados en BAP (10 mg/lt mostraron brotes organogénicos. Los resultados obtenidos sugieren una vía de regeneración in vitro posible mediante organogénesis indirecta a partir de hoja cotiledonar y permiten proponer investigaciones posteriores para avanzar en la regeneración exitosa a partir de esta u otras técnicas de regeneración n vitro.

  19. Effect Of Explant Source And Different Medium Culture On Friable Embryogenic Callus Induction Of Four Cultivars Of Cassava Manihot Esculenta Crantz

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    Simplice Prosper Yandia

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available In order to obtain Friable Embryogenic Callus FEC for protoplast isolation we have evaluated in this research the competance for Friable Embryogenic Callus FEC of four cassava cultivars M61033 Rendre Yalipe and Six-mois in media containing MS supplemented with 8mgl 24-D MS supplemented with 10 mgl BAP and GD supplemented with 12mgl picloram using apical bud AB and immature leaves lobes ILL as explants. In general in the medium GD12mgl picloram the highest efficiencies of FEC ranged from 58 to 87 and the highest score of FEC ranged from 4.2 to 5.4 with explants AB however we have observed with explants ILL the efficiencies of somatic embryos ranged form 41 to 75 and the score ranged from 4.1 to 4.4. The mediums MS28 mgl 24-D have induced with explants AB the efficiencies of FEC ranged from 43 to 57 and the score ranged from 3.1 to 3.8 however with ILL explants the efficiencies of FEC ranged from 39 to 49 and the score ranged from 2.9 to 3.7. The least FEC were observed in the medium MS210 mgl BAP with BA explants however the efficiencies ranged from 6 to 11 and the score ranged from 1.1 to 1.8. Whereas the efficiencies of FEC with ILL explants ranged from 4 to 7 and the score ranged from 0.5 to 0.8. All of four cultivars showed capability of producing FEC although their efficiency varied according to gonotype donors explants and medium taking into acount. Abbreviations GD Gressoff and Doy MS Murashige and Skoog 24-dichloro phenoxyacetic acid BAP Benzylamino-purin-Acid AB Apical Bud ILL Immature Leaves lobes

  20. Pesticide Degrading Bacteria in Aquatic Environment: Bioprospecting and Evaluation of Biotechnological Potential

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    Daniel Rodrigues dos Santos

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Pesticides play an important role in the increase of productivity in agro-industry and the extensive use of these substances cause environmental, economic and social damage in time. Microbial activity is an essential part in the dynamics and the destination of pesticides in the environment. This research focuses in prospecting and characterizing bacterial strains which are potentially able to degrade/tolerate Atrazine, Chlorpyrifos, Methyl parathion and Picloram. Bacteria were isolated from water samples collected according to the degree of salinity along the Pacoti River's estuary (Ceara, located in the semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. A total of 49 bacterial strains were isolated, all of which tolerated/ downgraded concentrations up to 200mg/L of picloram, atrazine and methyl parathion. Tested in pesticide mixtures, the percentage and tolerance level showed that 73% grew in concentrations up to 200mg/L, 17,4% tolerated/ downgraded up to 150ml/L and the remainder only grew in concentrations under 100ml/L. The strains which had the best performance against pesticides, by points, were P1 (13Db e 14D; P2 (10E; P3 (2M, 9M, 10M, 12Mb, 14M, 17M 18Mp 19M e 20M. A high percentage of isolates (67% expressed luminescence when exposed to the pesticides atrazine and methyl parathion in concentrations between 150 and 200ml/L. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17807/orbital.v8i4.748

  1. Carbon source dependent somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L. cv. SVPR2 through suspension cultures.

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    Ganesan, M; Jayabalan, N

    2005-10-01

    Highly reproducible and simple protocol for cotton somatic embryogenesis is described here by using different concentrations of maltose, glucose, sucrose and fructose. Maltose (30 g/l) is the best carbon source for embryogenic callus induction and glucose (30 g/l) was suitable for induction, maturation of embryoids and plant regeneration. Creamy white embryogenic calli of hypocotyl explants were formed on medium containing MS basal salts, myo-inositol (100 mg/l), thiamine HCI (0.3 mg/l), picloram (0.3 mg/l), Kin (0.1 mg/l) and maltose (30 g/l). During embryo induction and maturation, accelerated growth was observed in liquid medium containing NH3NO4 (1 g/l), picloram (2.0 mg/l), 2 ip (0.2 mg/l), Kin (0.1 mg/l) and glucose (30 g/l). Before embryoid induction, large clumps of embryogenic tissue were formed. These tissues only produced viable embryoids. Completely matured somatic embryos were germinated successfully on the medium fortified with MS salts, myo-inositol (50 mg/l), thiamine HCl (0.2 mg/l), GA3 (0.2 mg/l), BA (1.0 mg/l) and glucose (30 g/l). Compared with earlier reports, 65% of somatic embryo germination was observed. The abnormal embryo formation was highly reduced by using glucose (30 g/l) compared to other carbon sources. The regenerated plantlets were fertile but smaller in height than the seed derived control plants.

  2. Avaliação de diferentes herbicidas para erradicação química de coqueiros infectados com resinose Herbicide selection for chemical eradication of coconut palms infected with stem-bleeding

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    H.R. Fontes

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivou-se neste trabalho selecionar herbicidas que possam ser utilizados na erradicação química de coqueiros infectados com resinose. O experimento foi instalado no município de Neópolis - SE, no período de junho a julho de 2007. Utilizou-se uma população de coqueiros da variedade anão-verde, implantada há 11 anos. O delineamento experimental foi o inteiramente casualizado, em parcelas subdivididas no tempo, com cinco repetições (cada unidade experimental foi composta por um coqueiro infectado. Os tratamentos foram formados pela combinação de dez tratamentos herbicidas {MSMA (36 g por planta; glyphosate (18 g por planta; paraquat (10 g por planta; [2,4-D + picloram] (18 + 1,125 g por planta; [2,4-D + picloram] + paraquat ([9 + 0,5625] + 5 g por planta; MSMA + glyphosate (18 + 9 g por planta; MSMA + paraquat (18 + 5 g por planta; glyphosate + paraquat (9 + 5 g por planta; [2,4-D + picloram] + MSMA ([9 + 0,5625] + 18 g por planta; tratamento controle (testemunha sem aplicação} e de quatro épocas de avaliação (7, 14, 21 e 28 dias após a aplicação dos tratamentos herbicidas. Os herbicidas foram injetados no estipe dos coqueiros em um furo de 25 cm de profundidade, 5 cm de diâmetro e inclinação de 45º, localizado a 1,0 m de altura. A aplicação foi realizada por intermédio de uma seringa graduada, imediatamente após a abertura dos furos, sendo os herbicidas aplicados sem diluição. Foram realizadas quatro avaliações da dessecação dos coqueiros, aos 7, 14, 21 e 28 dias após a aplicação dos tratamentos (DAA. O herbicida MSMA foi o que resultou na dessecação mais rápida dos coqueiros doentes, além de promover a morte de todas as plantas avaliadas, sendo por isso o tratamento mais indicado na continuação dos estudos visando à proposição de uma técnica para a erradicação química de coqueiros infectados com resinose.The objective of this work was to select herbicides that can be used to chemically

  3. Embriogénesis somática y producción de callo embriogénico friable de dos cultivares de yuca (Manihot esculenta Crantz

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    Juan Camilo Ochoa

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Título en ingles: Somatic Embryogenesis and friable embryogenic callus production in two cassava cultivars (Manihot esculenta Crantz Resumen: La yuca (Manihot esculenta Crantz es un cultivo de alta importancia en países tropicales. La transformación genética de yuca ha sido posible desde hace 15 años mediante la producción que callo embriogénico friable (CEF a partir de embriones somáticos. En el presente trabajo se evalúan la inducción de embriones somáticos usando tres diferentes auxinas sintéticas y la producción de CEF a partir de éstos en los cultivares de yuca SG107-35 y BRA685. Estos cultivares son resistentes a la bacteriosis vascular de yuca cuyo agente causal es Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis, una de las principales limitantes del cultivo. Los resultados obtenidos muestran que en ambos cultivares la hormona Picloram a una concentración de 12 mg/l fue más eficiente que 2,4-D y Dicamba para producir embriones somáticos. Adicionalmente se consiguió la producción de CEF y la regeneración de plantas mediante embriogénesis somática en el cultivar BRA685. Los resultados del presente trabajo son importantes para evaluar la transformabilidad de distintos cultivares de yuca. Actualmente este número es bastante reducido principalmente porque la producción de CEF es fuertemente influenciada por el genotipo. Por tal razón solo se transforma de manera rutinaria y eficiente en el cultivar 60444. La posibilidad de transformación de distintos cultivares de yuca permitirá explotar la enorme variabilidad del cultivo, invitándonos a aumentar los esfuerzos para mejorar y universalizar los protocolos de transformación de yuca. Palabras clave: Picloram, regeneración, dependencia del genotipo.  Abstract: The cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz crop has a very important role as a food, feed and a raw material in developing countries; therefore it is a priority to develop technologies oriented to the solution of problems and

  4. EL CONTROL DE ARVENSES EN LA PRODUCTIVIDAD Y CALIDAD DEL PASTO LLANERO

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    Valent\\u00EDn Alberto Esqueda-Esquivel

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    Full Text Available De agosto de 2003 a diciembre de 2004 se condujo un experimento durante dos ciclos de lluvias en el municipio de Cotaxtla, Veracruz, México, con el objetivo de determinar el efecto del control de malezas en la producción y calidad del pasto Llanero. Se utilizó el diseño experimental de bloques al azar con cuatro repeticiones. Los tratamientos evaluados fueron: 1. Picloram (ácido 4-amino-3,5,6-tricloro- 2-piridincarboxílico + fluroxipir (ácido 4-amino-3,5-dicloro- 6-fluoro-2-piridiloxiacético (40 g + 40 g/100 l agua, 2. Picloram + 2,4-D (ácido 2,4-diclorofenoxiacético (64 g + 240 g/100 l agua 3. Chapeo con machete y 4. Testigo sin aplicación. Los tratamientos se aplicaron en una ocasión en cada estación lluviosa en las mismas parcelas experimentales. Se determinó la densidad de población de malezas antes de la aplicación de los tratamientos y se evaluó el control de malezas y la producción y calidad del forraje a los 42, 98, 160 y 223 días después de la aplicación (DDA en el primer período de lluvias y a los 34, 72, 112 y 163 DDA en el segundo. Los tratamientos con herbicidas tuvieron un mayor control de malezas que el chapeo con machete, lo cual se reflejó en este último tratamiento en producciones de forraje de 17,4 a 66,6% menores que el promedio obtenido en los tratamientos herbicidas. En las épocas de menor humedad, el contenido de proteína cruda del pasto Llanero fue significativamente mayor, al menos en uno de los tratamientos herbicidas, en relación al testigo sin aplicación.

  5. Efeito de diferentes meios nutritivos e fitorreguladores visando à otimização da calogênese de Annona mucosa (Jacq.

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    T.J.S. Barboza

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Annona mucosa é uma árvore frutífera da família Annonaceae, produtora de importantes metabólitos secundários de interesse medicinal, como lignanas, acetogeninas e alcaloides. A cultura in vitro de calos representa um importante recurso para a produção contínua de metabólitos, viabilizando a conservação da biodiversidade química e a obtenção controlada de material para estudos biológicos e fitoquímicos. O objetivo deste trabalho foi otimizar a produção de calos friáveis de A. mucosa, avaliando o efeito de diferentes meios nutritivos e fitorreguladores. Segmentos de folha e de hipocótilo de plântulas germinadas in vivo foram utilizados como explantes e inoculados nos meios de cultura MS, WPM e B5 suplementados com picloram (2 - 20µM isolado ou combinado com as citocininas BAP, KIN ou TDZ (0,2 - 1µM. As culturas foram mantidas a 26±2ºC, no escuro, com subcultivos mensais. A produção de calos foi avaliada por aferição do peso dos calos, após 90 dias. Em todos os tratamentos na presença da auxina picloram, o cultivo de hipocótilos resultou em maior porcentagem de formação de calos, sobretudo no meio de cultura WPM. A associação com TDZ produziu massa calogênica friável altamente proliferativa e ausente de oxidação, alcançando valores superiores àqueles obtidos em trabalhos prévios com a espécie. Os resultados viabilizam o uso do material em suspensões celulares e posterior caracterização fitoquímica para a exploração da produção in vitro de metabólitos da espécie.

  6. 21种茎叶处理除草剂对刺萼龙葵的生物活性研究%A Study on the Biological Activity of 21 Foliar-applied Herbicides against Solanum rostratum

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    张少逸; 魏守辉; 李香菊; 史致国; 黄红娟; 曹新明; 王金信; 张朝贤

    2011-01-01

    为筛选防治刺萼龙葵的安全、高效除草剂,采用温室盆栽法评价21种苗后阔叶除草剂对刺萼龙葵的防治效果,并对防效较好的药剂进行室内生物测定.结果表明,在田间推荐剂量下,有7种药剂对刺萼龙葵的防效较好,鲜质量抑制率>90.0%,其中辛酰溴苯腈对刺萼龙葵的活性最高,ED90为67.31 g/hm2(有效成分);氟磺胺草醚最低,ED90为795.47 g/hm2(有效成分).7种除草剂ED90由高到低的依次为辛酰溴苯腈、氯氟吡氧乙酸、百草枯、三氯吡氧乙酸、氨氯吡啶酸、草甘膦、氟磺胺草醚.综合考虑药剂活性及其推荐剂量,辛酰溴苯腈、氯氟吡氧乙酸、百草枯、三氯吡氧乙酸、氨氯吡啶酸和草甘膦均可在低于推荐剂量下用于防除刺萼龙葵,但使用氟磺胺草醚时应适当增加用量.%To screen safe and effective herbicides to prevent and control buffalobur, pot experiments were conducted to evaluate the control effect of 21 postemergent broadleaf herbicides against buffalobur and greenhouse bioassay was further conducted for herbicides with better control effects. The results showed that fresh weight inhibition of 7 herbicides was more than 90. 0% at the recommended dose. The toxicity of bromoxynil octanoate was the highest with ED90 of 67.31, while that of fomesafen was the lowest, with ED90 of 795.47 g/hm2. The order of toxicity was bromoxynil > fluroxypyr > paraquat > triclopyr > picloram > glyphosate > fomesafen. Based on consideration of herbicidal activity and recommended dose of the 7 herbicides, bromoxynil, fluroxypyr, paraquat, triclopyr, picloram and glyphosate could be used to control buffalobur at lower dose than recommended , but fomesafen should be used at a higher dose.

  7. 茎叶除草剂对刺萼龙葵的防治效果评价%Efficacy evaluation of foliar-applied herbicides on Solanum rostratum

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    张少逸; 张朝贤; 杨连喜; 史致国; 黄红娟; 李香菊; 魏守辉

    2012-01-01

    采用茎叶喷雾法评价了7种防除阔叶杂草的除草剂对野外5~7叶期刺萼龙葵的防除效果.药后30 d调查结果表明,7种除草剂对刺萼龙葵的生长均有一定的抑制作用,不同药剂对刺萼龙葵的防效差异显著.防除刺萼龙葵较好的药剂有48%三氯吡氧乙酸乳油、24%氨氯吡啶酸水剂和20%氯氟吡氧乙酸乳油,试验剂量下对刺萼龙葵的鲜重防效均在85%以上,25%氟磺胺草醚水剂对刺萼龙葵的防效较差.三氯吡氧乙酸、氨氯吡啶酸和氯氟吡氧乙酸能够有效防治刺萼龙葵,根据药剂的不同特性,探讨了在不同入侵地的应用可能性.%Seven postemergent broadleaf herbicides were applied to evaluate their control efficacy against the buf-falobur Solanum rostratum at 5-to 7-leaf stages. After 30 d treatment, the survey revealed that all of the 7 herbicides could inhibit the growth of buffalobur, and there were significant differences in efficacy among these herbicides. It was shown that 48% triclopyr EC, 24% picloram AS and 20% fluroxypyr EC provided good control efficacy to buffalobur (>85%), while 25% fomesafen AS had weak control of buffalobur. Triclopyr, picloram and fluroxypyr could effectively prevent and control buffalobur, and the herbicides can be used in different invasion habitats in accordance with their herbicide performance.

  8. 半夏疏松愈伤组织诱导条件的优化研究%Optimization of Inducing Conditions for Loose Callus of Pinellia ternata

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    朱艳芳; 毛春娜; 张爱民; 薛建平; 李佳娣; 宋运贤

    2011-01-01

    [Objective] The research aimed to establish the cell suspension culture system of Pinellia ternate.[Method] The petiole of Pinellia ternate was as the explant.The orthogonal test was used to study the influences of four plant growth substances(2,4-D,NAA,picloram and KT)and their mixture ratios on the formation of loose callus.[Result] The induction effect of 2,4-D and picloram on the petiole callus of Pinellia ternate was the most significant.Then,the second ones were KT and NAA.The optimal medium which induced Pinellia ternate petiole to form the loose callus was MS+0.5 mg/L of 2,4-D+1.0 mg/L of NAA+1.0 mg/L of picloram+1.5 mg/L of KT.[Conclusion] The research laid the foundation for extracting the active ingredient from the cell suspension of Pinellia ternate and producing the artificial seed.%[目的]建立半夏细胞悬浮培养体系。[方法]以半夏叶柄为外植体,采用正交试验设计研究了2,4-D、NAA、毒莠定和KT4种植物生长物质及其配比对疏松愈伤组织形成的影响。[结果]2,4-D和毒莠定对半夏叶柄愈伤组织诱导效果最显著,KT和NAA次之。诱导半夏叶柄形成疏松愈伤组织的适宜培养基为MS+0.5mg/L2,4-D+1.0mg/LNAA+1.0mg/L毒莠定+1.5mg/LKT。[结论]为通过半夏细胞悬浮提取有效成分和生产人工种子奠定了基础。

  9. Experiments on Cirsium setosum Control by Several Herbicides in Field%不同除草剂对恶性杂草刺儿菜的田间药效试验研究

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    路兴涛; 张勇; 张成玲; 张田田; 马士仲

    2012-01-01

    Field efficacy trail was conducted to define the control effect on Cirsium setosum by 18 herbicides of different mechanism of action such as dicamba,tribenuron-methyl,2,4-D butylate-picloram and so on. The results showed that,the amount and weight control effects of 26% 2,4-D butylate-picloram and 48% dicamba were 71.19%,70.69% and 91.63%,88.67% respectively and higher than other herbicides on the thirty day after treatment. The control effect of 10% fluoroglycofen-ethyl and 41% glyphosate were followed,and the amount control effects were 64.88% and 63.15% respectively,and the weight control effects were both 84.69%. The control effect of other herbicides was lower than 60%. Resuscitation rate of Cirsium setosum in paraquat,bromoxynil octanoate and lactofen treatment areas were higher than others,and control effect was reduced on the 30 days after treatment.%为明确麦草畏、苯磺隆、滴·氨氯等不同作用机理的除草剂对恶性杂草刺儿菜的防除效果.采用田间小区试验、茎叶喷雾法测定了18种除草剂对刺儿菜的田间防效.结果表明:施药后30天,26%滴·氨氯水剂和48%麦草畏水剂对刺儿菜的株数和鲜重防效最高,分别为71.19%、70.69%和91.63%、88.67%;其次为10%乙羧氟草醚乳油和41%草甘膦水剂,株数防效分别为64.88%和63.15%,鲜重防效均为84.69%.其余药剂对刺儿菜的株数和鲜重防效差,防效在60%以下.20%百草枯水剂、25%辛酰溴苯氰乳油和24%乳氟禾草灵乳油处理区药后15天防除刺儿菜效果较好,但药后30天刺儿菜复生现象明显,防除效果明显降低.

  10. Histodifferentiation of oil palm somatic embryo development at low auxin concentration.

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    Pádua, M S; Santos, R S; Labory, C R G; Stein, V C; Mendonça, E G; Alves, E; Paiva, L V

    2017-09-04

    Large-scale propagation of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis, Jacq.) is difficult due to its single apical meristem. Thus, obtaining plants is mainly through seed germination, and a long growing period is required before oil production is possible. An alternative to large-scale seedling production is indirect somatic embryogenesis. The aim of this study was to analyze the somatic embryogenesis process in oil palm (E. guineensis Jacq.) with amino acids and low concentrations of auxins. The Tenera hybrid was analyzed by cytochemical and ultrastructural methods and was used to regenerate oil palm plants. First, calli were induced in MS culture media supplemented with 2,4-D and picloram. Two types of calli were obtained, characterized by beige or translucent color. Beige calli had embryogenic characteristics, such as large nuclei with prominent nucleoli, and they were multiplied for 8 months in MM culture (half strength MS, 1 mg L(-1) 2,4-D, 2 mg L(-1) 2iP, 1 mg L(-1) IBA, 250 mg L(-1) citric acid, 10 mg L(-1) cysteine, 100 mg L(-1) inositol, 1 mg L(-1) thiamine, 1 mg L(-1) pyridoxine, 1 mg L(-1) nicotinic acid, 1 mg L(-1) glycine, 200 mg L(-1) malt extract, and 100 mg L(-1) casein hydrolysate). After multiplication, the MCB culture medium (half strength MS, supplemented with 0.25 mg L(-1) NAA, 2 mg L(-1) BAP, MM vitamins and 200 mg L(-1) malt extract, and 100 mg L(-1) casein hydrolysate) was the most efficient for embryo formation, showing meristematic centers with totipotent cells in histochemical analyses. The somatic embryos were developed and germinated in MG medium (half strength MS, 0.45 mg L(-1) IAA, 0.25 mg L(-1) BAP, and MM vitamins), transplanted into polyethylene tubes containing pine bark substrates, and acclimatized in a greenhouse, achieving a 97% survival rate. The use of picloram for callus induction and somatic embryogenesis is advantageous and multiplication in MM medium is an important step for increasing cell mass

  11. REGENERATION OF Pimpinella pruatjan THROUGH SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS

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    Full Text Available Pruatjan (Pimpinella pruatjan Molk. is an Indonesian endangered plant which has various medicinal properties such as aphrodisiac, diuretic, and tonic. The plant is commonly harvested from its natural habitat, therefore it becomes endangered. Regeneration of pruatjan through organogenesis has been studied, but its shoot multiplication was very low (5 shoots per explant. The study aimed to investigate the best regeneration technique of pruatjan through somatic embryogenesis. This research was conducted at the tissue culture laboratory, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Biotechnology and Genetic Resources Research and Development in 2004-2005. Callus formation of pruatjan was induced from the petioles and leaves in Driver and Kuniyaki’s (DKW based medium containing 2,4-D combined with picloram at the level of 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, and 1.5 ppm. Embryogenic calli were then transferred into embryo development medium in two ways. First, they were directly transferred into media containing IBA/NAA at the level of 0.5, 1.0, and 1.5 ppm. Second, they were indirectly transferred into media containing 2.0 ppm 2,4-D and 0.3% casein hydrolysate prior to the IBA/ NAA media. Parameters evaluated were fresh weight, dry weight, time initiation of embryogenic callus formation, and total number of embryos. The result showed that calli of pruatjan were successfully induced from the petioles and leaves. The best calli were induced from the leaves in the DKW medium containing 2.0 ppm 2,4-D and 0.5 ppm picloram. Embryo development of the calli was best if they were first grown in the media containing 2.0 ppm 2,4-D and 0.3% casein hydrolysate then transferred to the IBA/NAA media. The total number of somatic embryos was counted up to 103 on the medium containing 1.5 ppm IBA. This study indicated that pruatjan somatic embryogenesis regeneration required three different media, i.e. for callus induction, development and maturation, and for

  12. Mixed-mode solid-phase extraction coupled with liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry to determine phenoxy acid, sulfonylurea, triazine and other selected herbicides at nanogram per litre levels in environmental waters.

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    Zhang, Pei; Bui, Anhduyen; Rose, Gavin; Allinson, Graeme

    2014-01-17

    The method presented uses a mixed-mode anion exchange SPE and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry to analyze 5 sulfonylurea, 8 phenoxy acid, 12 triazine and 6 other herbicides in environmental waters. The mixed-mode SPE cartridge is able to retain a wide range of herbicides with acidic-neutral-basic characteristics, particularly the highly polar and acidic compounds clopyralid, dicamba and picloram. The neutral and basic herbicides can be effectively eluted with methanol, after which the acidic herbicides can be eluted using acidified methanol. The method has achieved an LOD of 0.7-3ng/L for the sulfonylureas, 4-12ng/L for the phenoxy acids and 0.4-30ng/L for the triazine and additional herbicides, with recoveries in the range 76-107%, 73-126%, and 65-104%, respectively. The precision of the method, calculated as relative standard deviation (RSD), was below 10% for both sulfonylurea and phenoxy acid herbicides, and less than 20% for the remaining herbicides. The developed method was used to determine the concentration of target herbicides in a range of environmental waters, and many of the target herbicides were detected at ng/L level.

  13. Tissue culture and regeneration of an antimalarial plant, Artemisia sieberi Besser

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    A. Sharafi

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available WHO recommends artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs as the most effective choice to treat malaria. For developing transgenic plants with high accumulation of artemisinin (by introducing genes encoding enzymes which regulate the biosynthetic pathway of artemisinin, an efficient protocol for tissue culture and plant regeneration is necessary. In the present study, leaf explants of Artemisia sieberi were cultivated in Murashige & Skoog based medium supplemented by combination of different plant growth regulators including 6-benzyl-aminopurine (BA, α-naphthalene-acetic acid (NAA, indole-3-acetic acid (IAA, picloram (Pic and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D. The highest frequency of shoot induction was obtained on MS medium supplemented with 2 mg/L BA plus 0.05 mg/L NAA (95% regeneration and MS medium supplemented with 2 mg/L BA plus 0.5 mg/L IAA (85% regeneration. Rooting was obtained on MS medium supplemented with 0.05 mg/L NAA. The present study has revealed a simple, reliable, rapid and high efficient regeneration system for A. sieberi Besser as a source of artemisinin in short period via adventitious shoot induction procedure.

  14. Microextraction by packed sorbent liquid chromatography with time-of-flight mass spectrometry of triazines employing a molecularly imprinted polymer.

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    Andrade, Felipe Nascimento; Santos-Neto, Álvaro José; Lanças, Fernando Mauro

    2014-11-01

    Molecularly imprinted polymers for the determination of triazines were synthesized by precipitation using atrazine as template, methacrylic acid as functional monomer, ethylene glycol dimethacrylate as crosslinker, and 2,2'-azobisisobutrynitrile as initiator. The polymers were characterized by infrared spectroscopy and scanning electron microscopy and packed in a device for microextraction by packed sorbent aiming for the preconcentration/cleanup of herbicides, such as atrazine, simazine, simetryn, ametryn, and terbutryn in corn samples. Liquid chromatography coupled with time-of-flight mass spectrometry was used for the separation and determination of the herbicides. The selectivity coefficient of molecularly imprinted polymers was compared with that of nonimprinted polymer for the binary mixtures of atrazine/propanil and atrazine/picloram, and the values obtained were 15.6 and 2.96, respectively. The analytical curve ranged from 10 to 80 μg/kg (r = 0.989) and the limits of detection and quantification in the corn matrices were 3.3 and 10 μg/kg, respectively. Intra- and interday precisions were Polymer synthesis was successfully applied to the cleanup and preconcentration of triazines from fortified corn samples with 91.1-109.1% of recovery.

  15. Assessment of plant-driven removal of emerging organic pollutants by duckweed.

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    Reinhold, Dawn; Vishwanathan, Saritha; Park, Jung Jae; Oh, David; Michael Saunders, F

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    Constructed treatment wetlands have the potential to reclaim wastewaters through removal of trace concentrations of emerging organic pollutants, including pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and pesticides. Flask-scale assessments incorporating active and inactivated duckweed were used to screen for plant-associated removal of emerging organic pollutants in aquatic plant systems. Removals of four of eight pollutants, specifically atrazine, meta-N,N-diethyl toluamide (DEET), picloram, and clofibric acid, were negligible in all experimental systems, while duckweed actively increased aqueous depletion of fluoxetine, ibuprofen, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, and triclosan. Active plant processes affecting depletion of experimental pollutants included enhancement of microbial degradation of ibuprofen, uptake of fluoxetine, and uptake of degradation products of triclosan and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. Passive plant processes, particularly sorption, also contributed to aqueous depletion of fluoxetine and triclosan. Overall, studies demonstrated that aquatic plants contribute directly and indirectly to the aqueous depletion of emerging organic pollutants in wetland systems through both active and passive processes. Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  16. Micropropagation and production of camptothecin form in vitro plants of Ophiorrhiza mungos

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    A. G. Namdeo; Priya T.; B. B. Bhosale

    2012-01-01

    Objective: To explore the biotechnological potential of Ophiorrhiza mungos for micropropagation and camptothecin (CPT) production from in vitro grown plants.Methods: Surface sterilized explants of O. mungos were transferred aseptically in MS media containing various combinations of phytohormones for callus initiation and multiple shoot proliferation. The content of CPT was quantified in the methanolic extract of O. mungos plants and in in vitro grown plants by using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Results: Maximum fresh weight and dry weight biomass of O. mungos callus was obtained from MS medium supplemented with IAA (2 ppm)+ BAP (2 ppm) + GA (1 ppm). The maximum shoot proliferation (25) and elongation (6.5 cm) was found in MS medium supplemented with Picloram + Thidiazuron + Gibberellic Acid in 1:2:1 ratio after four weeks of incubation. The maximum content of CPT (0.0768 % w/w) was found in wholein vitro plants whereas the minimum CPT was observed in adventitious buds (0.0026 % w/w) as compared to the naturally grown O. mungos plants (0.0030% w/w).Conclusions: Present findings indicate that O. mungos plants respond favourably for in vitro propagation and also produce higher amount of CPT as compared to naturally grown plants.

  17. Kudzu (Pueraria montana) community responses to herbicides, burning, and high-density loblolly pine

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    T.B. Harrington; L.T. Rader-Dixon; J.W. Taylor, Jr.

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    Kudzu is an aggressive, nonnative vine that currently dominates an estimated 810,000 ha of mesic forest communities in the eastern United States. To test an integrated method of weed control, abundances of kudzu and other plant species were compared during 4 yr after six herbicide treatments (clopyralid, triclopyr, metsulfuron, picloram 1 2,4-D, tebuthiuron, and a nonsprayed check), in which loblolly pines were planted at three densities (0, 1, and 4 seedlings m22) to induce competition and potentially delay kudzu recovery. This split-plot design was replicated on each of the four kudzu-dominated sites near Aiken, SC. Relative light intensity (RLI) and soil water content (SWC) were measured periodically to identify mechanisms of interference among plant species. Two years after treatment (1999), crown coverage of kudzu averaged , 2% in herbicide plots compared with 93% in the nonsprayed check, and these differences were maintained through 2001, except in clopyralid plots where kudzu cover increased to 15%. In 2001, pine interference was associated with 33, 56, and 67% reductions in biomass of kudzu, blackberry, and herbaceous vegetation, respectively. RLI in kudzu-dominated plots (4 to 15% of full sun) generally was less than half that of herbicide-treated plots. SWC was greatest in tebuthiuron plots, where total vegetation cover averaged 26% compared with 77 to 111% in other plots. None of the treatments eradicated kudzu, but combinations of herbicides and induced pine competition delayed its recovery.

  18. Eficiência do triclopyr no controle de plantas daninhas em gramado (Paspalum notatum Triclopyr efficiency in controlling weeds in the lawn (Paspalum notatum

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    F.C.L. Freitas

    2003-04-01

    Full Text Available As plantas daninhas interferem nos gramados, prejudicando a sua formação, qualidade e estética. O carrapicho-beiço-de-boi (Desmodium incanum e a zórnia (Zornia latifolia, quando não controlados, podem atingir níveis de infestação que chegam a dizimar o gramado. Dentre as diversas técnicas de manejo de plantas daninhas em gramados, destaca-se o emprego de herbicidas; todavia, as informações sobre a utilização desses produtos em gramados são escassas. O objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a eficiência do herbicida triclopyr no controle de Desmodium incanum e Zornia latifolia, infestantes da grama-batatais (Paspalum notatum. O trabalho foi desenvolvido em gramado estabelecido no campus da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, em Viçosa-MG, entre os meses de abril e maio de 2000. Os tratamentos avaliados foram seis doses do triclopyr (0,00; 0,24; 0,48; 0,72; 0,96; e 1,20 kg ha-1 e uma dose do 2,4-D + picloram (0,48 + 0,128 kg ha-1, dispostos em delineamento experimental com blocos ao acaso e quatro repetições. O tamanho de cada parcela foi de 12 m² (4,0 x 3,0 m, sendo os tratamentos aplicados em uma faixa de 2,0 m de largura, ficando 1,0 m como testemunha lateral, para auxiliar nas avaliações visuais. Foram realizadas avaliações de fitotoxicidade aos 10 e 20 DAT (Dias Após o Tratamento e nível de controle aos 15 e 30 DAT, ambos com base na testemunha lateral. Em nenhum dos tratamentos avaliados verificaram-se danos na qualidade do gramado. A partir das doses de 0,48 e 0,66 kg ha-1 de triclopyr foram obtidos controles iguais ou superiores a 90% de Desmodium incanum e Zornia latifolia, respectivamente. Esses resultados foram semelhantes ao do tratamento-padrão (2,4D + picloram a 0,48 + 0,128 kg ha-1. Concluiu-se que o triclopyr mostrou-se seletivo para grama-batatais, proporcionando excelente controle das plantas daninhas acima mencionadas.Weeds interfere in the formation, quality and aesthetics of the lawn. Desmodium incanum

  19. Sediment losses from forest management: mechanical vs. chemical site preparation after clearcutting

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    Beasley, R.S.; Granillo, A.B.; Zillmer, V.

    The comparative effects of mechanical and chemical site preparation water yields and sediment losses following forest clearcutting were evaluated over a 4-yr period in the Athens Plateau area of southwestern Arkansas. After 1 yr of pretreatment measurements, three forested water sheds were clearcut and the residual vegetation and debris were sheared and windrowed but not burned. Three watersheds were clearcut in a similar manner, but received chemical site preparation. Residual trees on two watersheds were injected with 2-4, D amine; the third watershed was aerially sprayed with a mixture of Tordon (active ingredient: picloram (4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicoline acid)) and Garlon (active ingredient; triclopyr (3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyloxyacetic acid)). Three additional watersheds were left undisturbed for controls. Mean annual sediment losses on the mechanically, site prepared watersheds during the first posttreatment year were significantly higher than those from either the chemically site prepared watersheds or controls. Chemical site preparation did not significantly increase sediment losses. Although 2nd yr losses for the mechanical site preparation and control treatments doubled over 1st-yr levels, no significant treatment effect was detected for either site preparation treatment. Third-year losses decreased below 1st-yr losses for all treatments but not to pretreatment year levels. The relatively sharp declines in sediment losses during the third posttreatment year were attributed to rapid regrowth of natural vegetation on the sites.

  20. Estimation of herbicide bioconcentration in sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.

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    Antonio Luiz Cerdeira

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available Sugarcane is an important crop for sugar and biofuel production in Brazil. Growers depend greatly on herbicides to produce it. This experiment used herbicide physical-chemical and sugarcane plant physiological properties to simulate herbicide uptake and estimate the bioconcentration factor (BCF. The (BCF was calculated for the steady state chemical equilibrium between the plant herbicide concentration and soil solution. Plant-water partition coefficient (sugarcane bagasse-water partition coefficient, herbicide dilution rate, metabolism and dissipation in the soil-plant system, as well as total plant biomass factors were used. In addition, we added Tebuthiuron at rate of 5.0kg a.i. ha-1 to physically test the model. In conclusion, the model showed the following ranking of herbicide uptake: sulfentrazone > picloram >tebuthiuron > hexazinone > metribuzin > simazine > ametryn > diuron > clomazone > acetochlor. Furthermore, the highest BCF herbicides showed higher Groundwater Ubiquity Score (GUS index indicating high leaching potential. We did not find tebuthiuron in plants after three months of herbicide application

  1. Simultaneous determination of three chloroacetic acids, three herbicides, and 12 anions in water by ion chromatography.

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    Luo, Ximing; Chen, Liang; Zhao, Yanqing

    2015-09-01

    An ion chromatography method was developed for the simultaneous detection of three soluble herbicides (glyphosate, bentazone and picloram), three chlorine disinfection byproducts (monochloroacetic acid, dichloroacetic acid and trichloroacetic acid) and 12 anions in water (Cl(-), Br(-), SO4(2-), CO3(2-), ClO3(-), ClO4(-), BrO3(-), PO4(3-), NO2(-), NO3(-), CH3COO(-) and COO(-)). High linearity (r(2) > 0.996) was observed for all target analytes for each respective concentration range. The limit of detection and limit of quantitation were between 0.21-0.85 and 0.06-25.46 μg/L, respectively. However, the interference effect of Cl(-), NO3(-) , SO4 (2-) and CO3(2-) on some target analytes must be considered during the analysis. Sample pre-treatment by a hydrogen column (H-column) required to reduce the negative effect of CO3(2-). Additionally, sample pre-treatment by a sliver-hydrogen column (Ag-H-column) is required when Cl(-) > 100 mg/L and SO4(2-) 100 mg/L and SO4(2-) > 50 mg/L. When Cl(-) > 100 mg/L, SO4(2-) > 50 mg/L and CO3(2-) > 20 mg/L, the sample pre-treatment by either an Ag-H-Ba-column or an Ag-H-column and Ba-column is required to minimize interference.

  2. In Vitro Callus Induction and Embryogenesis of Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq. from Leaf Explants

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    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available This research was to study in vitro callus induction and somatic embryogenesis in oil palm from leaf explants. Young leaf segments from mature oil palm were cultured on MS medium supplemented with different concentrations of 2,4-D with or without addition of 2 g/l activated charcoal (AC or 2,4-D and picloram. Embryogenesis induction was done using MS medium containing 2,4-D 450 M and benziladenine 4.4 M with 3g/l activated charcoal. The treatment of 2,4-D 15 M resulted in the highest percentage of callus induction. The treatment of 2,4-D and AC showed that 2,4-D 450 M and AC led to higher percentage of callus induction than that of 2,4-D 400 M and 2 g/l AC. Embryogenesis occured in 27 out of 250 clumps of primary callus was occurred after 2-3 times subcultures. Somatic embryo development occurred when the embryogenic callus was transferred on the same basal medium supplemented with casein hydrolysate with 1 M BA or growth regulator free basal medium with 2 g/l activated charcoal.

  3. Enhanced biosynthesis of withanolides by elicitation and precursor feeding in cell suspension culture of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal in shake-flask culture and bioreactor.

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    Sivanandhan, Ganeshan; Selvaraj, Natesan; Ganapathi, Andy; Manickavasagam, Markandan

    2014-01-01

    The present study investigated the biosynthesis of major and minor withanolides of Withania somnifera in cell suspension culture using shake-flask culture and bioreactor by exploiting elicitation and precursor feeding strategies. Elicitors like cadmium chloride, aluminium chloride and chitosan, precursors such as cholesterol, mevalonic acid and squalene were examined. Maximum total withanolides detected [withanolide A (7606.75 mg), withanolide B (4826.05 mg), withaferin A (3732.81 mg), withanone (6538.65 mg), 12 deoxy withanstramonolide (3176.63 mg), withanoside IV (2623.21 mg) and withanoside V (2861.18 mg)] were achieved in the combined treatment of chitosan (100 mg/l) and squalene (6 mM) along with 1 mg/l picloram, 0.5 mg/l KN, 200 mg/l L-glutamine and 5% sucrose in culture at 4 h and 48 h exposure times respectively on 28th day of culture in bioreactor. We obtained higher concentrations of total withanolides in shake-flask culture (2.13-fold) as well as bioreactor (1.66-fold) when compared to control treatments. This optimized protocol can be utilized for commercial level production of withanolides from suspension culture using industrial bioreactors in a short culture period.

  4. EFFECT OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AGE AND GROWTH REGULATORS ON CALLUS BROWNING OF COCONUT ENDOSPERM CULTURE IN VITRO

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    LAZARUS AGUS SUKAMTO

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available The possibility of physiological age and growth regulators affecting callus browning ofcoconut endosperm was investigated. Solid endosperm explants of four coconut fruits fromsame brunches of two coconut cultivars “Samoan Dwarf ” were grown on modified Murashigeand Skoog (MS formula with addition of 10 mg l putresine, 2.50 g l activated charcoal (AC,1.70 g l phytagel, 0, 10 , 10 , 10 , 10 M 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D or 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid (Picloram combined with 10 M 6-benzylaminopurine (BA.Callogenesis occurred on 98.83% of explants. Callus browning between different physiologicalages (antipodal and micropylar tissues of coconut endosperm at 9, 26 and 31 weeks of culture(WOC was significantly different, but not at 16 and 21 WOC. Auxins of 2,4-D and Picloramdid not affect significantly callus browning of endosperm cultures. Auxin doses at 10 , 10 , and10 M decreased significantly callus browning at 9 and 16 WOC, respectively, but at 10 Mbrowning was less significant compared to other doses at 21 WOC. Auxin dose at 10 M causedless significant browning compared to other doses at 31 WOC. The addition of BA decreasedsignificantly callus browning at 9 WOC, but did not affect callus browning thereafter.

  5. Bioaccumulation of dissociating substances; Bioakkumulation dissoziierender Stoffe

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    Butte, W.; Plegge, V.; Schettgen, C.; Willenborg, R.; Zauke, G.P. [Oldenburg Univ. (Germany). Fachbereich Chemie; Kuhlmann, H. [Oldenburg Univ. (Germany). Fachbereich Chemie]|[Bundesforschungsanstalt fuer Fischerei, Ahrensburg (Germany). Inst. fuer Fischereioekologie

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    Bioconcentration factors (BCF) are important parameters to assess the environmental fate of chemicals. In this report we describe the determination of BCF for Triclosan, a trichlorophenoxy phenol, for some dissociating herbicides like Dichlorprop, MCPA, Mecoprop, Triclopyr and Picloram as well as for selected pyrethroids like Cyfluthrin, Cypermethrin, Deltamethrin and Permethrin. It was shown that BCF and rate constants for the uptake of Triclosan are decreasing with an increasing pH of the test water. The BCF for the herbicides evaluated are all below 10, confirming data already reported for herbicides of similar structure. Thus, for these compounds there is no tendency to bioaccumulate. Furthermore, there was no correlation between BCF and n-octanol/water partition coefficients or dissociation constants. BCF of pyrethroids were between 860 and 2200. For the analysis of pyrenthroid metabolites a gas chromatographic method using daughter-ion mass spectrometry for detection was established. The detection limit of this method was 1 {mu}g/kg, but metabolites could not be detected in fish during the bioaccumulation experiments. The high toxicity of pyrethroids for fish was approved; LC50-values were between 1 and 5 {mu}g/l. To evaluate physiological effects in fish, produced by pyrethroids, EROD activities in preparations of trout liver were measured. No increase in activity could be detected, but there was a tendency to lower values. We think this to result from the high toxicity of pyrethroids that could have impaired this enzyme system. (orig.) [German] Biokonzentrationsfaktoren (BCF) sind wichtige Parameter, mit Hilfe derer das Umweltverhalten von Chemikalien abgeschaetzt werden kann. Im Rahmen dieses Forschungsvorhabens wurden BCF-Werte fuer Triclosan, ein Trichlorphenoxyphenol, fuer einige dissoziierende Herbizide: Dichlorprop, MCPA, Mecoprop, Triclopyr und Picloram sowie fuer ausgewaehlte Pyrethroide: Cyfluthrin, Cypermethrin, Deltamethrin und Permethrin

  6. Critérios para avaliação do potencial de lixiviação dos herbicidas comercializados no Estado do Paraná Criteria for evaluation of the leaching potential of herbicides used in Paraná

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    M.H. Inoue

    2003-08-01

    Full Text Available Foi realizado um levantamento referente à comercialização de herbicidas no Estado do Paraná, visando quantificar o volume de sua utilização durante o ano de 2000. Em seguida, com base nas propriedades químicas desses herbicidas, estudaram-se critérios teóricos para classificá-los de acordo com o potencial de lixiviação. A análise dos dados do levantamento indicou que o maior volume comercializado ocorreu no quarto trimestre, relacionando-se provavelmente ao aumento da demanda provocada pela safra de verão. Os grupos de mecanismos de ação cujo consumo é mais significativo são, pela ordem, os inibidores da síntese de aminoácidos (36,9% do total comercializado, os inibidores da fotossíntese (31,3%, os mimetizadores da auxina (11% e os inibidores da divisão celular (8,8%. Os herbicidas glyphosate (4.562,28 t, atrazine (3.075,91 t, 2,4-D (1.659,33 t e sulfosate (631,60 t representam, em conjunto, cerca de 65% do volume total comercializado no Estado. A classificação quanto ao potencial de lixiviação demonstrou que acifluorfen-sódio, alachlor, atrazine, chlorimuron-ethyl, fomesafen, hexazinone, imazamox, imazapyr, imazaquin, imazethapyr, metolachlor, metribuzin, metsulfuron-methyl, nicosulfuron, picloram, sulfentrazone e tebuthiuron são potencialmente lixiviadores, de acordo com os três critérios teóricos adotados (GUS, CDFA e Cohen.A survey was carried out on the commercialization of herbicides in Paraná, to verify their total input in the environment. Based on the chemical properties of these herbicides, theoretical criteria ranking them according to their leaching potential were evaluated. The highest volume of commercialization was found to occur from October to November, probably related to the increased demand caused by the summer crop cycle. The mechanisms of action whose consumption is most expressive are the aminoacid synthesis inhibitors (36.9% of the total volume, followed by the photosynthesis inhibitors (31

  7. Somatic Embryogenesis and Establishment of Plant Regenerative System of Saw Palmetto%锯叶棕体细胞胚胎发生及植株再生体系的建立

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    彭欣怡; 程琴; 黄秋伟; 李慧敏; 王丽萍

    2016-01-01

    Somatic embryogene sis and plant regeneration is achieved through saw palmetto (Serenoa repens). Embryos are cultured on Skoog medium with 0.15% (w/V) activated charcoal, 452 μmol/L 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 14.7 μmol/L N6-(2-isopentenyl) adenine (2iP). After culture initiation for 5 weeks, clusters of somatic embryos is developed. After 12 weeks, explants are transferred to the same medium with the amount of 2,4-D reduced to 90.4 μmol/L which resulted in somatic embryo proliferation. Somatic embryos are then transferred to the basal medium containing 0.9, 9 μmol/L thidiazuron (TDZ) or no growth regulator for conversion into plantlets. The 9 μmol/L TDZ treatment is ineffective for plant regeneration. However, 12%of the embryos subcultured on 0.9 μmol/L TDZ are able to produce complete plantlets. Shoot production was obtained from 35%of the embryos subcultured in the absence of growth regulators. Shoot production is obtained from 35% of the embryos subcultured in the absence of growth regulators. Rooting (100%) is achieved after these shoots are transferred into medium containing 22.2μmol/Lα-naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA). Picloram and 2,4-D is better for callus induction of saw palm than 6-BA. Picloram and 2,4-D treatment are ineffective for callus induction of cotyledon, but best for stem tip.%从锯叶棕成熟种子中成功实现体细胞胚胎发生和植株再生。成熟种子放在MS培养基上培养,加入0.15%活性炭,452μmol/L 2,4-D和14.7μmol/L N6-2iP,所有成熟合子胚培养5周后长出体胚簇,12周后,外植体转移到2,4-D浓度减到90.4μmol/L的MS培养基中进行体胚增殖,之后体胚转移到含有0.9,9μmol/L TDZ或没有生长调节剂的基本培养基中转化成小植株。9μmol/L TDZ对植株再生是无效的,然而,在0.9μmol/L TDZ中作次培养有12%胚胎能长成完整植株,没有生长调节剂中35%胚胎长出嫩枝,这些嫩枝转移到含有22.2μmol/L NAA的培

  8. Diferentes métodos de controle de plantas indesejáveis em pastagem nativa Different methods for controlling undesirable plants in native pasture

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    2007-10-01

    Full Text Available O experimento foi desenvolvido em área de pastagem nativa representativa da transição entre a Serra do Sudeste e a Depressão Central do Rio Grande do Sul, onde as espécies indesejáveis foram representadas especialmente por carqueja (Baccharis trimera (Less. DC., caraguatá (Eryngium horridum (Spreng. Less. e alecrim (Vernonia nudiflora Less.. Foram avaliados os efeitos iniciais de dois métodos de controle de espécies indesejáveis (até 60 dias após aplicação sobre a produção de forragem, a dinâmica da vegetação e a eficiência de controle: sem-controle; controle mecânico; e controle químico (herbicida comercial à base de Picloram [64 g/L] + 2,4-D [240 g/L], na dosagem de 5 L do produto comercial/ha. Os tratamentos foram arranjados em um delineamento em blocos ao acaso, com quatro repetições. A massa gramíneas verdes secas e a massa total de MS não diferiram entre os métodos de controle. Foram obtidos valores de 587,9; 472,0 e 0 kg de MS com o controle mecânico, o controle químico e sem-controle, respectivamente, o que comprova influência do método de controle sobre a massa de forragem de leguminosas. A eficiência de controle das espécies indesejáveis, em comparação à ausência de controle, foi de 76,2% para o controle químico e 27,9% para o controle mecânico. A eficiência de controle de espécies, sob aspectos de freqüência dos componentes da pastagem, evidenciou que o controle mecânico não foi eficiente aos 60 dias após aplicação no controle de plantas de alecrim no segundo toque (-27,7% e plantas de caraguatá no primeiro toque (-30,0%.The study was conducted in a representative native pasture area in the transition between the Serra do Sudeste and Depressão Central of RS. The main undesirable species were represented by: carqueja (Baccharis trimera (Less. DC., caraguatá (Eryngium horridum (Spreng. Less. and alecrim (Vernonia nudiflora Less. It was evaluated the initial effect (until 60 days after

  9. Experimental control of Spanish broom (Spartium junceum invading natural grasslands

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    Cristina Sanhueza

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available A group of legumes generically known as brooms are among the most successful shrubs invading grasslands in South America and otherregions. These species share a set of biological features that enhance their invasiveness, such as abundant and long-lasting seed banks,aggressive root systems and rapid growth, combined with their ability for re-sprouting after cutting or burning and for avoiding herbivores.They grow in dense stands that exclude native vegetation and are able to change ecological processes, increasing fire frequency and intensity,and fixing atmospheric nitrogen. The Spanish broom (Spartium junceum is a shrub native form the Mediterranean that was introduced intothe Argentine Pampas grasslands where it spreads over remnants of pristine ecosystems, threatening their biodiversity. This paper reports theresults obtained after an adaptive management strategy aimed at controlling this species in a nature reserve, and compares the efficiency ofdifferent mechanical and chemical control techniques in terms of the number of plants killed and the effects on surrounding vegetation andon the recruitment of broom seedlings. Control was implemented in two phases, the first included three treatments: i cut at the base of theplant, ii cut followed by the immediate application of Togar (Picloram 3% + Triclopyr 6%, at a 5% dilution in diesel oil on top of the cut stump, and iii foliar spraying with Togar. The follow-up treatments, implemented one year later, consisted of spraying the re-sprouts with Togar (5% in diesel oil or Glyphosate 36% (2% in water. The best option in terms of controlling Spanish broom was spraying the resprouts with Togar which gave 100% mortality of the treated plants, compared with values of 40% - 100% re-sprouting for the other optionstested. None of the methods was associated with an increase in seedling recruitment, nor with significant changes in the vegetation in the immediate vicinity of the controlled brooms.

  10. EFECTO DE LA COMPOSICIÓN DEL MEDIO DE CULTIVO Y EL GENOTIPO EN LA INDUCCIÓN DE LA EMBRIOGÉNESIS SOMÁTICA EN CLONES DE Coffea canephora P. VAR. ROBUSTA

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    María E. González

    2001-01-01

    Full Text Available El experimento se desarrolló en el Laboratorio de Genética y Mejoramiento del Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Agrícolas (INCA en el período comprendido entre 1997 y 1998, con el objetivo de estudiar la influencia que ejercen algunos factores durante la ocurrencia del proceso de embriogénesis somática, entre ellos la composición del medio de cultivo y el genotipo. Para ello se utilizó material vegetal procedente de los clones C-R, M-229, K-234 y M-28 de la variedad Robusta, especie Coffea canephora P., pertenecientes a la Estación Central de Investigaciones de Café y Cacao. Para estudiar el efecto del medio de cultivo se probaron diferentes combinaciones hormonales entre el Piclorám, 2,4-D y 6-BAP. Se evaluaron las variables peso fresco (g, coloración, velocidad de crecimiento, consistencia y proteínas totales en los callos, así como los explantes con callos de alta frecuencia y la frecuencia de formación de embriones. Se obtuvieron diferencias significativas para los tratamientos estudiados, resultando el clon M-229 el de mayor capacidad de respuesta y el M-28 el más recalcitrante para los indicadores estudiados. Se determinó que el Picloram en concentraciones de 0.5 y 1 mg.L-1 y combinado con 2 mg.L-1 de 6-BAP favorece la formación del callo embriogénico en los materiales evaluados.

  11. Short-term disruption of a leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) biocontrol program following herbicide application

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    Larson, D.L.; Grace, J.B.; Rabie, P.A.; Andersen, P.

    2007-01-01

    Integrated pest management (IPM) for invasive plant species is being advocated by researchers and implemented by land managers, but few studies have evaluated the success of IPM programs in natural areas. We assessed the relative effects of components of an IPM program for leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula), an invasive plant, at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. Effects of herbicides on leafy spurge abundance and on dynamics of flea beetles (Aphthona spp.) used to control leafy spurge were evaluated over three field seasons following herbicide application. We monitored leafy spurge-infested plots with established flea beetle populations that had received picloram plus 2,4-D in September 1997 or 1998, imazapic in September 1998, versus those with no chemical treatment. Mature stem counts did not differ significantly between treated and untreated plots in 2001, suggesting that leafy spurge stands had recovered from herbicide treatment. Flea beetles were less abundant on plots with a history of herbicide treatment. Structural equation models indicated that in 2000 negative correlations between relative abundances of the two flea beetle species were greater on plots that had received herbicide treatments than on those that had not, but by 2001 no differences were apparent between treated and untreated plots. These results suggest that the most effective component of IPM for leafy spurge at this site is biological control. All herbicide effects we observed were short-lived, but the increased negative correlation between flea beetle relative abundances during 2000 implies that herbicide application may have temporarily disrupted an effective biological control program at this site. ?? 2006 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  12. Milestone – a selective herbicide for the control of important grasses and broadleaved weeds in winter oilseed rape

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    Zotz, Agnes

    2016-02-01

    Full Text Available MilestoneTM herbicide contains the active substance propyzamide (500 g/L and aminopyralid (5.3 g a.e./L and is formulated as a suspension concentrate (SC. Registration for Milestone for the use in winter oilseed rape was granted in Germany in July 2014. The active substance propyzamide is well known from the product KerbTM FLO (containing 500 g/L propyzamide, suspension concentrate, SC which is widely used in winter oilseed rape (WITTROCK et al., 2008. Aminopyralid is formulated in the commercial product Runway (clopyralid + picloram + aminopyralid. Milestone is applied with a use rate of 1.5 L/ha as a post-emergence herbicide from growth stage BBCH 14 of the crop at the beginning of November until February. Kerb FLO is applied with a use rate of 1.875 L/ha at the same timing. The efficacy of Milestone and Kerb FLO was tested in randomised and replicated plot trials in Germany, France and the United Kingdom. Milestone and Kerb FLO showed comparable and very high control levels against monocotyledonous species such as Alopecurus myosuroides, Apera spica-venti, Bromus species and volunteer cereals. Milestone shows a broader spectrum of activity vs. Kerb FLO against dicotyledonous weeds such as Matricaria chamomilla, Papaver rhoeas and Centaurea cyanus. The use of Milestone in dense crops (as the situation was in autumn 2014 for many areas in Germany shows very high efficacy levels as well. The comparison of various application timings between end of October until beginning of December confirms the application date early November for best results. Milestone controls herbicide-resistant weed populations and can be considered an important part of a resistance management program not only in winter oilseed rape but as a component of an integrated weed management strategy in cropping systems.

  13. Characterisation and comparison of the uptake of ionizable and polar pesticides, pharmaceuticals and personal care products by POCIS and Chemcatchers.

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    Kaserzon, S L; Hawker, D W; Kennedy, K; Bartkow, M; Carter, S; Booij, K; Mueller, J F

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    Growing concern about the environmental impact of ionizable and polar organic chemicals such as pesticides, pharmaceuticals and personal care products has lead to the inclusion of some in legislative and regulatory frameworks. It is expected that future monitoring requirements for these chemicals in aquatic environments will increase, along with the need for low cost monitoring and risk assessment strategies. In this study the uptake of 13 neutral and 6 ionizable pesticides, pharmaceuticals and personal care products by modified POCIS (with Strata™-X sorbent) and Chemcatchers™ (SDB-RPS or SDB-XC) was investigated under controlled conditions at pH = 6.5 for 26 days. The modified POCIS and Chemcatcher™ (SDB-RPS) samplers exhibited similar performance with the uptake of the majority of the 19 chemicals of interest categorised as linear over the 26 day deployment. Only a few ionized herbicides (picloram and dicamba) and triclosan showed negligible accumulation. Chemcatcher™ with SDB-XC sorbent performed relatively poorly with only carbamazepine having a linear accumulation profile, and 8 compounds showing no measurable accumulation. Differences in the uptake behavior of chemicals were not easily explained by their physico-chemical properties, strengthening the requirement for detailed calibration data. PES membranes accumulated significant amount of some compounds (i.e. triclosan and diuron), even after extended deployment (i.e. 26 days). At present there is no way to predict which compounds will demonstrate this behavior. Increasing membrane pore size from 0.2 to 0.45 μm for Chemcatcher™ (SBD-RPS) caused an average increase in Rs of 24%.

  14. Protocol for efficient regulation of in vitro morphogenesis in einkorn (Triticum monococcum L.), a recalcitrant diploid wheat species

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    Miroshnichenko, Dmitry; Chaban, Inna; Chernobrovkina, Mariya; Dolgov, Sergey

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    Einkorn (Triticum monococcum L.) is A-genome diploid wheat that has a potential to become a useful model for understanding the biology and genomics in Triticeae. Unfortunately, the application of modern technologies such as genetic engineering, RNAi-based gene silencing and genome editing is not available for einkorn as there is no efficient in vitro tissue culture and plant regeneration system. In the present study an efficient and simple protocol for plant regeneration via direct or indirect somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis has been developed. Various auxins used as sole inductors in einkorn displayed low effect for morphogenesis (0–8%) and plant regeneration (1–2 shoots per explant). The addition of Daminozide, the inhibitor of biosynthesis of gibberellins, together with auxin significantly improved the formation of morphogenic structures, especially when Dicamba (51.4%) and Picloram (56.6%) were used for combination; furthermore, the simultaneous addition of cytokinin into induction medium significantly promoted in vitro performance. Among the tested cytokinins, the urea-type substances, such as TDZ and CPPU were more effective than the adenine type ones, BA and Zeatin, for the regulation of morphogenesis; especially, TDZ was more effective than CPPU for shoot formation (11.73 vs. 7.04 per regenerating callus). The highest morphogenic response of 90.2% with the production of more than 10 shoots per initial explant was observed when 3.0 mg/L Dicamba, 50.0 mg/L Daminozide and 0.25 mg/L TDZ were combined together. Along with the identification of appropriate induction medium, the optimal developmental stage for einkorn was found as partially transparent immature embryo in size of around 1.0 mm. Although in the present study the critical balance between plant growth regulators was established for einkorn only, we assume that further the proposed strategy could be successfully applied to other recalcitrant cereal species and genotypes. PMID:28273182

  15. A promising approach on biomass accumulation and withanolides production in cell suspension culture of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal.

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    Sivanandhan, Ganeshan; Kapil Dev, Gnanajothi; Jeyaraj, Murugaraj; Rajesh, Manoharan; Muthuselvam, Manickam; Selvaraj, Natesan; Manickavasagam, Markandan; Ganapathi, Andy

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    Withanolide is one of the most extensively exploited steroidal lactones, which are biosynthesized in Withania somnifera. Its production from cell suspension culture was analyzed to defeat limitations coupled with its regular supply from the plant organs. In order to optimize the different factors for sustainable production of withanolides and biomass accumulations, different concentrations of auxins or cytokinins and their combinations, carbon sources, agitation speed, organic additives and seaweed extracts was studied in cell suspension culture. Maximum biomass accumulation (16.72 g fresh weight [FW] and 4.18 g dry weight [DW]) and withanolides production (withanolide A 7.21 mg/g DW, withanolide B 4.23 mg/g DW, withaferin A 3.88 mg/g DW and withanone 6.72 mg/g DW) were achieved in the treatment of Gracilaria edulis extract at 40 % level. Organic additive L-glutamine at 200 mg/l in combination with picloram (1 mg/l) and KN (0.5 mg/l) promoted growth characteristics (11.87 g FW and 2.96 g DW) and withanolides synthesis (withanolide A 5.04 mg/g DW, withanolide B 2.59 mg/g DW, withaferin A 2.36 mg/g DW and withanone 4.32 mg/g DW). Sucrose at 5 % level revolved out to be a superior carbon source yielded highest withanolides production (withanolide A 2.88 mg/g DW, withanolide B 1.48 mg/g DW, withaferin A 1.35 mg/g DW and withanone 2.47 mg/g DW), whereas biomass (7.28 g FW and 1.82 g DW) was gratefully increased at 2 % level of sucrose in cell suspension culture. This optimized protocol can be utilized for large scale cultivation of W. somnifera cells in industrial bioreactors for mass synthesis of major withanolides.

  16. Evaluation of haemoglobin (erythrogen): for improved somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. cv. SVPR 2).

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    Ganesan, M; Jayabalan, N

    2004-10-01

    Somatic embryogenesis in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is accelerated when the plant regeneration medium is supplemented with haemoglobin (erythrogen). In cotton SVPR 2 lines, a higher frequency of embryoid formation was observed when the medium contained 400 mg/l haemoglobin. Fresh weight of the callus, rate of embryoid induction, number of embryoids formed and the percentage of plant regeneration from somatic embryos were increased. Among the two different cultivars tested, MCU 11 showed no response to the presence of haemoglobin when compared to SVPR 2, and embryogenic callus formation was completely absent in the former. Medium containing MS salts, 100 mg/l myo-inositol , 0.3 mg/l thiamine-HCL, 0.3 mg/l Picloram (PIC), 0.1 mg/l kinetin and 400 mg/l haemoglobin effected a better response with respect to embryogenic callus induction. After 8 weeks of culture, a high frequency of embryoid induction was observed on medium containing MS basal salts, 100 mg/l myo-inositol, 0.3 mg/l PIC , 0.1 mg/l isopentenyl adenine, 1.0 g/l NH4NO3 and 400 mg/l haemoglobin. Plant regeneration was observed in 75.8% of the mature somatic embryos, and whole plant regeneration was achieved within 6-7 months of culture. The regenerated plantlets were fertile and similar to in vivo-grown, seed-derived plants except that they were phenotypically smaller. A positive influence of haemoglobin was observed at concentrations up to 400 mg/l at all stages of somatic embryogenesis. The increase in the levels of antioxidant enzyme activities, for example superoxide dismutase and peroxidase, indicated the presence of excess oxygen uptake and the stressed condition of the plant tissues that arose from haemoglobin supplementation. This increased oxygen uptake and haemoglobin-mediated stress appeared to accelerate somatic embryogenesis in cotton.

  17. 山核桃幼胚不定芽的诱导%Adventitious bud induction with immature embryo of Carya cathayensis

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    万俊丽; 黄坚钦; 夏国华; 张启香; 黄丽春

    2009-01-01

    以山核桃Carya cathayensis花后60,75和100 d的幼胚为外植体,金属硫蛋白(MT)复合维生素+20 g·L-1葡萄糖+10 mg·L-1腺嘌呤+500 mg·L-1水解酪蛋白作为基本培养条件,研究山核桃幼胚的不同发育时期,不同植物生长调节物质及基本培养基对山核桃不定芽诱导的影响.结果表明,山核桃花后60 d的幼胚培养56 d后未形成不定芽,花后100 d的幼胚比花后75 d的幼胚诱导产生的不定芽多而且长;植物生长调节物质对山核桃不定芽诱导以0.010 0 mg·L-14-氨基-3,5,6-三氯吡啶羧-酸(Picloram)+3.0 mg·L-116-苄氨基腺嘌呤(6-BA)为启动培养基较佳;当6-BA质量浓度一定时,随Picloram质量浓度增加不定芽数量差异不显著;当Picloram质量浓度一定时,随6-BA质量浓度增加,产生不定芽数逐渐上升,但当6-BA达10 mg·L-1时,不定芽出现明显玻璃化现象;2,4-D的添加不利于外植体不定芽产生;MS(Murashige and Skoog)是最佳基本培养基.图1表2参16

  18. Effect of Plant Growth Regulators on Callus, Cell Suspension and Cell Line Selection for Flavonoid Production from Pegaga (centella asiatica L. urban

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    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Problem statement: Considering pegaga medicinal properties and over-exploitation, the requirement for a tissue culture technique as an alternative production system was crucial. Approach: Investigation of cell suspension culture response to different plant growth regulators (PRGs for flavonoid production from elite cell line was carried out. Callus cultures were initiated from the leaf explants of Centella asiatica on Murashige and Skoog (MS medium containing B5 vitamins and 30 g L−1 sucrose supplemented with different concentrations (0.5-2.5 mg L−1 of 2,4-D, NAA, Dicamba, Picloram and IBA supplied singly and in combination with different concentrations (0.5-1.5 mg L−1 of kinetin, BAP and TDZ. Results: Callus induction was observed for all the PGRs tested. The highest callus induction frequency (86.67% was observed in MS medium containing 2.0 mg L−1 2,4-D while the combination of 2.0 mg L−1 2,4-D and 1 mg L−1 kinetin in MS medium gave the highest biomass yield (0.27 g dry weight culture−1. This combination was also found to be best for callus proliferation for all the accessions investigated. Among the four accessions tested, UPM03 was found to have the highest biomass yield (0.041 g DW culture−1 and hydrolysed flavonoid content (10.75 mg g−1 DW after the 12th day of culture. The flavonoids present in the four accessions were quercetin, kaempherol, luteolin and rutin based on high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC analysis. These results indicated that C. asiatica accession UPM03 was the potential elite cell line in mass production of flavonoid, especially luteolin. Coclusions/Recommendations: In the establishment of cell suspension culture, 2 mg L−1 2,4-D and 1 mg L−1 kinetin were the best PGRs in supporting the cell growth and flavonoid production. This is the first report on the use of PRGs on the establishment of cell suspension cultures in flavonoid production of C. asiatica.

  19. Evaluación de los herbicidas Crosser y Vaquero en el control de malezas herbáceas en pastizales tropicales

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    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Durante la estación lluviosa de 2001, se establecieron dos experimentos en La Mancha, mpio. de Actopan, Ver., México, para evaluar el efecto de los herbicidas Crosser (15 g de picloram + 150 g de 2,4-D/L y Vaquero (30 g de triclopir + 120 g de 2,4-D/L en el control de la hierba ceniza (Lagascea mollis Cav. y la flor amarilla (Baltimora recta L. en un pastizal de zacate Estrella de Africa (Cynodon plectostachyus Vanderyst. Los experimentos se repitieron en 2002, en La Colonia Independencia, mpio. de Tres Valles, Ver., en un pastizal de zacate Pangola (Digitaria decumbens Stent., infestado con frijolillo [Senna obtusifolia (L. Irwin & Barneby]. Tanto el Crosser como el Vaquero se aplicaron a las dosis de 0,75; 1; 1,25; 1,5 y 2 l/100 l de agua y se utilizaron como testigos a Full-Mina 4 (480 g de 2,4-D/L a 1 y 2 l/100 l de agua y Esterón 47-M (400 g de 2,4-D/L a 2 l/100 l de agua; un testigo sin aplicar también fue incluido. En todos los experimentos se utilizó un diseño experimental de bloques al azar con cuatro repeticiones. El control de las malezas y la toxicidad a los pastos se evaluó a los 15, 30 y 60 días después de la aplicaci ón de los tratamientos. El Crosser controló a la flor amarilla y al frijolillo desde 0,75 l/100 l de agua, mientras que para controlar eficientemente a la hierba ceniza se necesitó aplicarlo a 1,5 l/100 l de agua. El Vaquero también controló a la flor amarilla y al frijolillo a partir de 0,75 l/100 l de agua, pero no tuvo un buen control de la hierba ceniza. Ninguno de los tratamientos ocasionó toxicidad a los pastos.

  20. Establishment of Direct Somatic Embryogenesis System Through Transverse Thin Cell Layer Culture in Pineapple (Ananas comosus L. Merrill)%从菠萝薄细胞层切片直接诱导体细胞胚

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    梁雪莲; 陈晓玲; Kheng Cheah; Diane M Sether; Qi Li; John Hu

    2009-01-01

    以菠萝(Ananas comosus L.Merrill)杂交种MD1无菌苗为材料,通过培养薄细胞层切片(Thin cell layer,TCL)的方法,研究直接再生胚的固体培养体系.结果证明,预培养的设计2(在预培养基PT上黑暗预培养无菌苗1周后,从预培养苗茎顶端切取TCL,在MS+2,4-D 2 mg·L~(-1)或1 mg·L~(-1)胚诱导培养基EI2上黑暗培养1周,然后转到光照条件下继续诱导胚1周,再在成熟胚培养基EM上培养2周,最后转入幼苗培养基PL上培养)是直接诱导获得体胚的最佳途径;诱导的体胚最初均来自于薄细胞层上微管束附近的细胞;picloram有利于芽的诱导,2,4-D有利于直接再生胚,但如果球形胚形成后一直培养在较高浓度的2,4-D培养基中,将阻碍球形胚和心形胚进一步发育为成熟胚,反而促进芽的生成.%The direct embryogenesis in vitro using transverse thin cell layer (TCL) culture system of hybrid pineapple (MDI) seedling was established. By comparison of 3 protocols, the effect of pretreatment on inducing direct embryo, the functional difference between 2, 4-D and picloram for inducing morphogenesis and the original cell of directly induced embryo in solid culture system were studied. The results revealed that protocol 2 in which involved pretreatment is the best and all the direct somatic embryos originated from cells neat the vascular bundles on TCL. Relatively, 2, 4-D was good for direct embryo inducing, while plcloram was good for shoot inducing. But, if the globe and heart embryos were continuously exposed to higher 2, 4-D,development of them into mature embryos was inhibited and shoot development of them was promoted.

  1. A stepwise protocol for induction and selection of prominent coniferous cell cultures for the production of β-thujaplicin.

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    Ogita, Shinjiro; Shichiken, Masahito; Ito, Chizuru; Yamashita, Toshiyuki; Nomura, Taiji; Kato, Yasuo

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    In order to demonstrate the potential of plant cell culture systems to produce a target natural bioactive compound, we proposed a stepwise protocol for β-thujaplicin production as follows. 1. Induction phase: Characteristics of callus cultures originating from newly flushed shoots of 10 conifer species were evaluated on different basal media such as Murashige and Skoog (MS), Schenk and Hildebrandt (SH), and Lloyd and McCown's Woody Plant medium (WP) containing 10 μM 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) either alone or in combination with 1 μM of N6-benzyladenine (BA). The conifer species used were as follows: Chamaecyparis (C. obtusa Sieb. et Zucc. and C. pisifera Sieb. et Zucc.), Juniperus (J. chinensis L. 'Kaizuka', J. chinensis L. var. sargentii, and J. conferta Parlatore), Thuja (T. occidentalis L. and T. standishii (Gord.) Carr.), Thujopsis (T. dolabrata Sieb. et Zucc. and T. dolabrata Sieb. et Zucc. var. hondae), and Cryptomeria (C. japonica D. Don). We observed the phenotypes of each callus to determine the optimal conditions for callus induction and to infer biosynthetic activity of the calli over 4-8 weeks. 2. Habituation phase: Each of the cell cultures obtained was transferred to a modified MS medium containing 680 mg L(-1) KH2PO4 and 10 μM Picloram to select the habituated cells with synchronous growth pattern. The growth of each cell culture was highly improved in the habituation medium, except that of J. chinensis 'Kaizuka'. 3. Metabolite-production phase: The concentration of β-thujaplicin (known as hinokitiol in Japan) in the shoots of donor trees and the habituated cell cultures was analyzed via high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Histochemical characteristics of the cells were also observed using laser scanning microscopy (LSM) imaging. After the third step, we tested the biosynthetic activity of two habituated calli (C. obtusa and J. conferta) on a 0.3%, w/v, yeast extract (YE)-containing medium. We found significant improvement

  2. Shallow ground-water quality beneath cropland in the Red River of the North Basin, Minnesota and North Dakota, 1993-95

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    Cowdery, Timothy K.

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    During 1993-95, the agriculture on two sandy, surficial aquifers in the Red River of the North Basin affected the quality of shallow ground water in each aquifer differently. The Sheyenne Delta aquifer, in the western part of the basin, had land-use, hydrogeological, and rainfall characteristics that allowed few agricultural chemicals to reach or remain in the shallow ground water. The Otter Tail outwash aquifer, in the eastern part of the basin, had characteristics that caused significant amounts of nutrients and pesticides to reach and remain in the shallow ground water. Shallow ground water from both aquifers is dominated by calcium, magnesium, and bicarbonate ions. During the respective sampling periods, water from the Sheyenne Delta aquifer was mostly anoxic and water from the Otter Tail outwash aquifer had a median dissolved oxygen concentration of 3.6 mg/L (milligrams per liter). The median nitrate concentration was 0.03 mg/L as nitrogen (mg/L-N) in shallow ground water from the Sheyenne Delta aquifer and 6.1 mg/L-N in that from the Otter Tail outwash aquifer. Of 18 herbicides and 4 insecticides commonly used in the aquifer areas and for which analyses were done, 5 herbicides and 1 herbicide metabolite were detected in the shallow ground water from the Sheyenne Delta aquifer and 8 herbicides and 2 metabolites were detected in that from the Otter Tail outwash aquifer. The total herbicide concentration median was less than the detection limit in shallow ground water from the Sheyenne Delta aquifer and 0.023 μg/L (micorgrams per liter) in that from the Otter Tail outwash aquifer. Triazine herbicides were the most commonly detected herbicides and were detected at the highest concentrations in the shallow ground water from both study areas. One sample from the Sheyenne Delta aquifer contained a high concentration of picloram. Agricultural chemicals in both aquifers were stratified vertically and their concentration correlated inversely with ground-water age. The

  3. Efectividad de métodos de control de malezas en la producción de forraje del pasto Pangola (Digitaria decumbens Stent.

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    Valent\\u00EDn Alberto Esqueda-Esquivel

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Efectividad de métodos de con trol de ma le zas en la producción de forraje del pasto Pangola (Digitaria decumbens Stent. En el periodo de agosto de 1998 a agosto de 1999 se condujo un experimento en Emilio Carranza, municipio de Ve ga de Alatorre, Ve racruz, México, con el objeto de determinar el efec to de tra ta mien tos de con trol quí mi co y ma nual de ma le zas en la pro duc ción de fo rraje de zacate Pangola y en la den si dad de po bla ción de ma le zas presentes al inicio del siguiente ciclo de lluvias. Se utilizó el diseño experimental de blo ques completos al azar con cua tro re pe ti cio nes. Los tra tamien tos evaluados fueron: 1. Mezcla for mulada de picloram + 2,4-D (64 + 240 g/100 l agua 2. Mez cla for mu la da de pi cloram + flu ro xi pir (40 + 40 g/100 l agua 3. Con trol ma nual mediante chapeo con machete y 4. Testigo enhierbado. Las parcelas experimentales tuvieron 30 m de longitud y 10 m de anchura. Los tra ta mien tos 1, 2 y 3 se apli ca ron el 17 de agos to de 1998, cuan do la zar za de lo ma (Mimosa albida, que fue la es pe cie de ma le za do mi nan te te nía en tre 40 y 60 cm de al tu ra y la cobertura promedio de malezas del lote experimental, era de 57,9%. Se eva luó la co ber tu ra de ma le zas y pas to y el control de ma le zas a los 29, 60, 80, 114 y 154 días des pués de la aplicación de los tratamientos (DDA. También se determinó la producción de forraje de za ca te Pan go la a los 45, 80, 143 y 178 DDA. Con pi clo ram + flu ro xi pir y pi clo ram + 2,4-D, se controló más eficientemente a M. albida y el com ple jo de ma le zas her bá ceas que con el cha peo y se ob tu vo una produc ción significativamente mayor de ma teria seca de pas to. Ambos tratamientos herbicidas presentaron menor densidad de po bla ción de ma le zas en el si guien te ci clo de llu vias que el tratamiento con chapeo.

  4. Effect of urbanization on the water resources of eastern Chester County, Pennsylvania

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    Sloto, R.A.

    1987-01-01

    The effects of human activity on the water resources of a 207-square-mile area of eastern Chester County was evaluated. The most serious consequence of urbanization is the contamination of ground water by volatile organic compounds, which were detected in 39 percent of the 70 wells sampled. As many as nine compounds were found in one water sample, and the concentration of total volatile organic compounds was as high as 17,400 ug/L (micrograms per liter). In the Chester Valley, volatile organic compounds are moving down the hydraulic gradient caused by quarry dewatering. Movement through the quarries reduces concentrations of these compounds and removes most of them. Phenol was detected in 28 percent of 54 wells sampled, with concentrations up to 7 ug/L. Metals, except for iron and manganese, and other trace constituents generally are not a water-quality problem. However, ground water in an area in Chester Valley has been contaminated by concentrations of boron as high as 20,000 ug/L and lithium as high as 13,000 ug/L. The ground water discharges to Valley Creek, where concentrations of boron are as high as 130 ug/L and lithium as high as 800 ug/L. Concentrations of chloride as high as 2,100 mg/L (milligrams per liter) were found in a well at a former highway salt storage site. Wells completed in carbonate rock downgradient from the Pennsylvania Turnpike had chloride concentrations as high as 350 mg/L. The base-neutral organic compounds bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, di-n-butyl phthalate, and 1,2-dichlorobenzene, and the pesticides alachlor, aldrian, diazanon, DDD, DDT, dieldrin, methyl parathion, picloram, and 2,4-D were detected in a few water samples in low concentrations, However, these organic compounds do not present a widespread water-quality problem. Neither acid organic compounds nor polychlorinated napthalenes (PCN) were detected in ground water. The growth of public water and sewer systems has resulted in a significant interbasin transfer of water