, Volume 76, Issue 2, pp 65–67 | Cite as

The insecticidal activity of some fungal dihydroisocoumarins

  • J. F. Grove
  • M. Pople


The insecticidal activity of asperentin, a dihydroisocoumarin secondary metabolic product of an entomogenous strain of Aspergillus flavus, and some derivatives and analogues, is compared with that of fusarentin dimethyl ether, from Fusarium larvarum, and ochratoxin A in two bioassays against Calliphora erythrocephala and Aedes aegypti.


Ether Dimethyl Aspergillus Fusarium Dimethyl Ether 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Grove
    • 1
  • M. Pople
    • 1
  1. 1.ARC, Unit of Invertebrate Chemistry and PhysiologyUniversity of SussexFalmerEngland

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