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Allelopathic Potential of Plant-Derived Macrocyclic Trichothecenes on Selected Crop Species

  • Joseph O. Kuti
  • Nahid Mokhtari
  • Bruce B. Jarvis
  • George A. Bean

Abstract

Occurrence of macrocyclic trichothecene antibiotics have been reported in the Brazilian higher plant species of Baccharis megapotomica Sprengel (Kupchan et al., 1977) and B. coridifolia A.P. DC (Busam and Habermehl, 1982). Baccharinoids, active antineoplastic agents, were found in B. megapotomica (Kupchan et al., 1977) while roridins A and E and several related derivatives were isolated from B. coridifolia (Habermehl et al., 1985).

Keywords

Soil Medium Allelopathic Effect Hypocotyl Length Allelopathic Potential Trichothecene Mycotoxin 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph O. Kuti
    • 1
  • Nahid Mokhtari
    • 1
  • Bruce B. Jarvis
    • 1
  • George A. Bean
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of BotanyUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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