Negative effects of fluoranthene on the ecophysiology of tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) Fluoranthene mists negatively affected tomato plants.

@article{Oguntimehin2010NegativeEO,
  title={Negative effects of fluoranthene on the ecophysiology of tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) Fluoranthene mists negatively affected tomato plants.},
  author={Ilemobayo Oguntimehin and Fawzy I. Eissa and Hiroshi Sakugawa},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2010},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={877-84}
}
Cherry tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) were sprayed with fluoranthene and mixture of fluoranthene and mannitol solutions for 30d. The exposure was carried out in growth chambers in field conditions, and the air was filtered through charcoal filters to remove atmospheric contaminants. Plants were sprayed with 10microM fluoranthene as mist until… CONTINUE READING