Vol. 20 Núm. 3 (2018)
Artículo de revisión

Glifosato en cuerpos hídricos: problema ambiental

Franz Zirena Vilca
Universidad Nacional de Moquegua - Moquegua Perú
Wildor Gosgot Angeles
Universidad Nacional Toribio Rodríguez de Mendoza de Amazonas – Perú
Clara Nely Campos Quiróz
Universidad Nacional del Altiplano Puno Perú
Walter Alejandro Zamalloa Cuba
Universidad Nacional del Altiplano Puno Perú

Publicado 2018-07-27

Palabras clave

  • Polluted water,
  • pesticides,
  • environmental impact,
  • ecological risk
  • Agua contaminada,
  • impacto ambiental,
  • plaguicidas,
  • riesgo ecológico

Cómo citar

Zirena Vilca, F. ., Gosgot Angeles, W. ., Campos Quiróz, C. N. ., & Zamalloa Cuba, W. A. . (2018). Glifosato en cuerpos hídricos: problema ambiental. Revista De Investigaciones Altoandinas, 20(3), 3258-332. https://doi.org/10.18271/ria.2018.396


La necesidad de incrementar la producción de alimentos en el mundo está haciendo con que los sistemas agrícolas estén siendo más extensivos, caracterizándose por sistemas de producción a gran escala, donde el control de plagas y de malezas se hace mediante la aplicación de productos químicos. Muchos de los cuales son parte fundamental de un paquete tecnológico como es el caso del glifosato en el cultivo de soja transgénica; dada su alta eficacia en el control de malezas. Sin embargo, residuos de este producto puede contaminar varios compartimientos del ecosistema, siendo el ecosistema acuático el más perjudicado. Por lo que, serán abordados varios efectos adversos de este compuesto en organismos que habitan estos ecosistemas.


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