Mycopathologia

, Volume 97, Issue 2, pp 89–92 | Cite as

A simple colorimetric method for screening cyclopiazonic acid in agricultural commodities

  • B. Lalitha Rao
  • Akhtar Husain
Article

Abstract

A simple and sensitive colorimetric method using p-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde was developed to detect cyclopiazonic acid in agricultural commodities. The method is sensitive within a range of 1–80 μg/ml and allows screening large number of samples in a short time.

Keywords

Colorimetric Method Agricultural Commodity Cyclopiazonic Acid Screen Large Number Simple Colorimetric Method 

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© Martinus Nijhoff/Dr W. Junk Publishers 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Lalitha Rao
    • 1
  • Akhtar Husain
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic PlantsLucknowIndia

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