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Biologically Active Natural Products: Agrochemicals

Edited By: Horace G Cutler and Stephen J Cutler

320 pages, 200 tables

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #108211 | ISBN: 0849318858
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Examines natural products that have both plant growth regulatory properties and pharmaceutical properties.


Agrochemicals and Pharmaceuticals: The Connection. Terpenoids With Potential Use as Natural Templates. Allelopathy of Velvetbean: Its Discrimination and Identification of L-DOPA as a Candidate of Allelopathic Substances. Phytochemical Inhibitors from the Nymphaeceae: Nymphaea odorata and Nuphar lutea. Development of an Allelopathic Compound from Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus Altissima) as a Natural Product Herbicide. Triterpenoids and Other Potential Active Compounds from Wheat Straw: Isolation, Identification, and Synthesis. Glucosinolates as Natural Pesticides. Coronatine: Chemistry and Biological Activities. Biochemical Interactions of the Microbial Phytotoxin Phosphinothricin and Analogs with Plants and Microbes. Sequestration of Phytotoxins by Plants: Implications for Biosynthetic Production. Potent Mosquito Repellents from the Leaves of Eucalyptus and Vitex Plants. Arthropod Semiochemicals as Multifunctional Natural Products. Tobacco as a Biochemical Resource: Past, Present, and Future. Natural Products as Bioherbicides. Spectrum of Activity of Antifungal Natural Products and their Analogs. Aflastins, New Streptomyces Metabolites that Inhibit Aflatoxin Biosynthesis. Practical Natural Solutions for Plant Disease Control. Cotton Pest Resistance: The Role of Pigment Gland Constituents. Phytochemical Modification of Taste: An Insect Model. Exploring the Potential of Biologically Active Compounds from Plants and Fungi. Recent Advances in Saponins Used in Foods, Agriculture, and Medicine. Phytochemicals: Implications for Long Duration Space Missions.

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