Components prooxidant- antioxidant system in vegetative organs of corn plants as an indicator of their response to the effects of the herbicide
Dnepropetrovsk National University of Oles Gonchar
72, Gagarin Ave., Dnipropetrovsk 49010, Ukraine
In a field experiment investigated the effect of soil herbicides (Harnes, Frontier, Merlin) on prooxidant-antioxidant balance in the vegetative organs of Zea mays L. Shown that the human factor leads to increased lipid peroxidation, as evidenced by the high content of prooxidant components (diene and triene conjugates, TBA-active products). Found a protective increase in activity of superoxide dismutase, catalase and peroxidase in roots and leaves of corn.
Keywords: Zea mays L., vegetative organs, herbicides, antioxidant enzymes, diene conjugates triene conjugates TBA-active products