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CRC Press Inc
23 June 1999
Natural products that have both plant growth regulatory properties and pharmaceutical properties are examined in this book. This is the first and most up-to-date text linking agrochemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry in an easy to read presentation for practitioners in both fields. Due to the intense and widespread attention being given to the undesirable side-effects of commercial herbicide products such as residual contamination, resistance, ecosystem impairments, and waste generation, the discovery of new, natural herbicides that are biologically safe will prove to be significant and profitable. Featuring over 200 tables, Biologically Active Natural Products: Agrochemicals is very useful to those in the agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as those in biochemistry, plant pathology, and natural products study and development.
Edited by:   Horace G. Cutler (Mercer University Atlanta Georgia USA), Stephen J. Cutler (Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   762g
ISBN:   9780849318856
ISBN 10:   0849318858
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   23 June 1999
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Agrochemicals and Pharmaceuticals: The Connection-Horace G. Cutler, and Stephen J. Cutler Terpenoids With Potential Use as Natural Templates-Francisco A. Macias, Jose M. G. Molinillo, Juan C. G. Galindo, Rosa M. Varela, Ascension Torres, and Ana M. Simonet Allelopathy of Velvetbean: Its Discrimination and Identification of L-DOPA as a Candidate of Allelopathic Substances-Y. Fujii Phytochemical Inhibitors from the Nymphaeceae: Nymphaea odorata and Nuphar lutea-Tella D. Elakovich, Stacy Spence, and Jie Yang Development of an Allelopathic Compound from Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus Altissima) as a Natural Product Herbicide-Rod M. Heisey Triterpenoids and Other Potential Active Compounds from Wheat Straw: Isolation, Identification, and Synthesis-Elvira Maria M. S. M. Gaspar, H. J. Chaves das Neves, and M. Manuela A. Pereira Glucosinolates as Natural Pesticides-Steven F. Vaughn Coronatine: Chemistry and Biological Activities-Akitami Ichihara , and Hiroaki Toshima Biochemical Interactions of the Microbial Phytotoxin Phosphinothricin and Analogs with Plants and Microbes-Robert E. Hoagland Sequestration of Phytotoxins by Plants: Implications for Biosynthetic Production-S. O. Duke, A. M. Rimando, M. V. Duke, R. N. Paul, J. F. S. Ferreira, and R. J. Smeda Potent Mosquito Repellents from the Leaves of Eucalyptus and Vitex Plants-Hiroyuki Nishimura, and Atsushi Satoh Arthropod Semiochemicals as Multifunctional Natural Products-Murray S. Blum Tobacco as a Biochemical Resource: Past, Present, and Future-D. A. Danehower, R. C. Long, C. P. Wilcox, A. K. Weissinger, T. A. Bartholomew, and H. E. Swaisgood Natural Products as Bioherbicides-Mikhail M. Bobylev, Ludmila I. Bobyleva, and Gary A. Strobel Spectrum of Activity of Antifungal Natural Products and their Analogs-Stephen R. Parker, Robert A. Hill, and Horace G. Cutler Aflastins, New Streptomyces Metabolites that Inhibit Aflatoxin Biosynthesis-Akira Isogai, Shohei Sakuda, Makoto Ono, Hiroyuki Ikeda, Masaru Sakurada, Jiro Nakayama, and Akinori Suzuki Practical Natural Solutions for Plant Disease Control-Robert A. Hill, Michael A. Eden, Horace G. Cutler, Philip A. G. Elmer, Tony Reglinski, and Stephen R. Parker Cotton Pest Resistance: The Role of Pigment Gland Constituents-R. D. Stipanovic, A. A. Bell, and C. R. Benedict Phytochemical Modification of Taste: An Insect Model-J. A. A. Renwick Exploring the Potential of Biologically Active Compounds from Plants and Fungi-Donna M. Gibson, and Stuart b. Krasnoff Recent Advances in Saponins Used in Foods, Agriculture, and Medicine- George R. Waller Phytochemicals: Implications for Long Duration Space Missions- Gary W. Stutte

Reviews for Biologically Active Natural Products: Agrochemicals

Text that crosses many disciplines and provides examples of synthethic chemistry, biochemistry, metabolism and plant pathology Gives examples of bioactive compounds as lead. --Cambridge University Press The overall book is excellent. Highly recommended for institutional libraries and personal libraries of those interested in the future of biotechnology. --Timothy Morton, Dept. Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago.


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