, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 639–640 | Cite as

An insect growth inhibitor fromTrichilia roka (Meliaceae)

  • I. Kubo
  • J. A. Klocke


A limonoid ‘sendanin’ has been identified by spectroscopic data in the fresh fruit of a tropical tree,Trichilia roka (Meliaceae). It has an insect growth inhibitory activity against 4 important cotton insect pests. The absolute configuration of sendanin has been proposed based on CD-data.


Inhibitory Activity Growth Inhibitor Spectroscopic Data Insect Pest Fresh Fruit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Kubo
    • 1
  • J. A. Klocke
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Entomology and Parasitology, College of Natural ResourcesUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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