Water treated with a static magnetic field on photosynthetic pigments and carbohydrates of Solanum lycopersicum L


  • Albys Esther Ferrer-Dubois National Centre of Applied Electromagnetism. University of Oriente. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Dannielly Zamora-Oduardo Basic Business Unit for Agricultural and Livestock Products. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Pedro Rodríguez-Fernández Department of Agronomy. Faculty of Chemistry and Agronomy. University of Oriente. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Yilan Fung-Boix National Centre of Applied Electromagnetism. University of Oriente. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Elizabeth Isaac-Aleman National Centre of Applied Electromagnetism. University of Oriente. Santiago de Cuba, Cuba


tomato; photosynthetic pigments; carbohydrates; magnetically treated water.


The effect of water treated with a static magnetic field (SMF) between 20 and 200 mTon the photosynthetic pigments and carbohydrates of Solanum lycopersicum L. var. HA-574. A completely randomized design was used in GREMAG irrigation technology. One group of plants was irrigated with water treated with SMF (20-80 mT), another group with SMF (100-200 mT), and the control with tap water. Photosynthetic pigments were determined in leaves and carbohydrate content in fruits. Statistical analysis was performed with the Tuckey test. Plants grown with water treated with SMF (100-200 mT) had the highest content of chlorophyll a, chlorophyll b, total chlorophylls and carbohydrates. High photosynthetic activity and better adaptation to cultivation conditions were achieved under the benefits of SMF treatment in irrigation water.


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How to Cite

Ferrer-Dubois, A. E. ., Zamora-Oduardo, D. ., Rodríguez-Fernández, P. ., Fung-Boix, Y. ., & Isaac-Aleman, E. . (2022). Water treated with a static magnetic field on photosynthetic pigments and carbohydrates of Solanum lycopersicum L. Revista Cubana De Química, 34(1), 34–48. Retrieved from https://cubanaquimica.uo.edu.cu/index.php/cq/article/view/5207




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