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Agrochemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry Book
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Biologically Active Natural Products
Agrochemicals
by Stephen J. Cutler

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.

Features

  • Presents and examines agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals-structured connections and considerations
  • Presents natural product herbicide templates
  • Presents and examines plant growth inhibitors from aquatic plants
  • Presents and examines biochemicals for agriculture from microorganisms
  • Presents and examines compounds that inhibit aflatoxin production in stored agricultural products
Contents
  • 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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    Agrochemicals
    by Stephen J. Cutler

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