, Volume 31, Issue 10, pp 1164–1165 | Cite as

Parthenin: A growth inhibitor behaviour in different organisms

  • M. B. S. Char
  • S. Shankarabhat


Differential behavior of a growth inhibitor parthenin, has been observed. It inhibits sporangial germination and zoospore motility inSclerospora graminicola and does not exercise the same activity in the conidial development ofAspergillus flavus at the same or greater concentration.


Growth Inhibitor Great Concentration Differential Behavior Inhibitor Behaviour Parthenin 


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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. B. S. Char
    • 1
  • S. Shankarabhat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Post-graduate, Studies and Research in Botany, Manasa GangotriUniversity of MysoreMysore(India)

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