Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/14645
Title: Can the pharmaceutically active compounds released in agroecosystems be considered as emerging plant stressors?
Authors: Christou, Anastasis 
Michael, Costas 
Fatta-Kassinos, Despo 
Fotopoulos, Vasileios 
Keywords: Antibiotics;Cocktail effects;Oxidative stress;Phytotoxicity;Plant physiology;Reclaimed wastewater irrigation
Category: Biological Sciences;AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;Other Agricultural Sciences
Field: Agricultural Sciences
Issue Date: May-2018
Source: Environment International, 2018, vol. 114, pp. 360-364
Journal: Environment International 
Abstract: Pharmaceutically active compounds (PhACs) entering agroecosystems as a result of various human activities may be taken up by and accumulated within crop plants, with potential human health implications. Despite their extensive metabolism by a sophisticated enzyme-based detoxification system in plant cells, PhACs and their transformation products (TPs) may result in adverse effects on plants' physiology. PhACs-mediated phytotoxic effects, as well as plants' defense responses have been depicted on plants exposed to individual or low number of PhACs under controlled conditions. We highlight the need to consider the cocktails effects and synergistic interactions of PhACs present in mixtures in actual agroecosystems, towards phytotoxicity and agricultural sustainability in general. Considering PhACs as emerging plant stressors will better facilitate the understanding of their phytotoxic effects.
ISSN: 0160-4120
DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.03.003
Collaboration : Cyprus University of Technology
University of Cyprus
Agricultural Research Institute
Rights: © Elsevier Ltd
Type: Article
Appears in Collections:Άρθρα/Articles

CORE Recommender
Show full item record

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

22
checked on May 28, 2020

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

19
checked on May 28, 2020

Page view(s)

29
Last Week
0
Last month
2
checked on May 23, 2020

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.