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Kumudini M Meepagala
Natural Products Utilization Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (662) 915-1030
Fax: (662) 915-1035
Room 3046
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
UNIVERSITY, MS, 38677-0000

Projects
Chemistry of Natural Products for Nutraceutical Use, Pest Management and Crop Development
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420193
Green Biopesticides: Identification
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426596

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Antibacterial activity of acylglucinol derivatives against Flavobacterium columnare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Schrader, K. 2014. Antibacterial activity of acylglucinol derivatives against Flavobacterium columnare. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment. 3:89-95.
Antibacterial compounds from Rutaceae with activities against Flavobacterium columnare and Streptococcus iniae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Schrader, K., Burandt, C. 2013. Antibacterial compounds from Rutaceae with activities against Flavobacterium columnare and Streptococcus iniae. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment. 2(4):90-100.
Phytochemicals for pest management: current advances and future opportunities - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Baerson, S.R., Cantrell, C.L., Wedge, D.E., Meepagala, K.M., Pan, Z., Rimando, A.M., Schrader, K., Tabanca, N., Owens, D.K., Dayan, F.E. 2013. Phytochemicals for pest management: current advances and future opportunities. Recent Advances in Phytochemistry. 43:71-94.
Natural product based chromenes as a novel class of potential termiticide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Osbrink, W.L., Burandt, C., Lax, A.R., Duke, S.O. 2011. Natural product based chromenes as a novel class of potential termiticide. Pest Management Science. 67:1446-1450.
New Class of Algicidal Compounds and Fungicidal Activities Derived from a Chromene Amide of Amyris texana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Schrader, K., Burandt, C., Wedge, D.E., Duke, S.O. 2010. New class of algicidal compounds and fungicidal activities derived from a chromene amide of Amyris texana. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 17:(58)9476-9482.
New class of algicidal compounds and fungicidal activities derived from a chromene amide of Amyris texana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Schrader, K., Burandt, C., Wedge, D.E., Duke, S.O. 2010. New class of algicidal compounds and fungicidal activities derived from a chromene amide of Amyris texana. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:9476-9482.
Natural toxins for use in pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duke, S.O., Cantrell, C.L., Meepagala, K.M., Wedge, D.E., Tabanca, N., Schrader, K. 2010. Natural toxins for use in pest management. Toxins. 2:1943-1962.
Managing Earthworm Castings (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) in Turfgrass using a Natural By-Product of Tea Oil (Camellia sp.) Manufacture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potter, D.A., Redmond, C.T., Meepagala, K.M., Williams, D.W. April 2010. Managing Earthworm Castings (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) in Turfgrass using a Natural By-Product of Tea Oil (Camellia sp.) Manufacture. Pest Management Science. 66(4), pp:439-446.
Algicide Constituents from Swinglea glutinosa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Purcaro, R., Schrader, K., Burandt, C., Dellagreca, M., Meepagala, K.M. 2009. Algicide Constituents from Swinglea glutinosa. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57:10632-10635.
Dod Afpmb and USDA ARS Team Up to Develop New Insecticides for Mosquito Control. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoel, D., Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Chauhan, K., Meepagala, K., Cantrell, C. 2010. Departments of Defense and Agriculture team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. Wing Beats. 21(1):29-34.
The Case Against (-)-Catechin Involvement in Allelopathy in Centaurea stoebe (spotted knapweed) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duke, S.O., Dayan, F.E., Bajsa, J.N., Meepagala, K.M., Hufbauer, R.A., Blair, A.C. 2009. The Case Against (-)-Catechin Involvement in Allelopathy in Centaurea stoebe (spotted knapweed). Plant Signaling and Behavior. 4(5):422-424.
Is (-)-Catechin a "Novel Weapon" of Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duke, S.O., Blair, A.C., Dayan, F.E., Johnson, R.D., Meepagala, K.M., Cook, D., Bajsa, J.N. 2009. Is (-)-Catechin a "Novel Weapon" of Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea stoebe)? Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35:141-153.
Natural Products for Pest Management - (Book / Chapter)
Duke, S.O., Rimando, A.M., Schrader, K., Cantrell, C.L., Meepagala, K.M., Wedge, D.E., Tabanca, N., Dayan, F.E. 2008. Natural Products for Pest Management in Selected Topics of Natural Products. R. Ikan, ed., World Sci. Publishing Co., Singapore, pp. 209-251.
Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of 1-undec-10-enoyl-piperidines as adulticides against the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Abstract Only) - (10-Dec-06)
Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Piperidines as Adulticides against Aedes aegypti(Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Meepagala, K.M., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Pereira, R.M., Linthicum, K. 2007. Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Piperidines as Adulticides against Aedes aegypti(Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 44(2):263-269.
Algicidal and Antifungal Compounds from the Roots of Ruta Graveolens and Synthesis of Their Analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Schrader, K., Wedge, D.E., Duke, S.O. 2005. Algicidal and antifungal compounds from the roots of ruta graveolens and synthesis of their analogs. Phytochemistry. 66(22): 2689-2695.
Plant Derived Natural Products Exhibiting Activity Against Formosan Subterranean Termites (Coptotermes Formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Osbrink, W.L., Sturtz, G., Lax, A.R. 2006. Plant derived natural products exhibiting activity against formosan subterranean termites (coptotermes formosanus). Pest Management Science. 62:565-570.
Molluscicidal Activity of Vulgarone B from Artemisia Douglasiana (Besser) Against the Invasive, Alien, Mollusc Pest, Pomacea Canaliculata (Lamarck) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joshi, R.C., Meepagala, K.M., Sturtz, G., Cagauan, A.G., Mendoza, C.O., Dayan, F.E., Duke, S.O. 2005. Molluscicidal activity of vulgarone b from artemisia douglasiana (besser) against the invasive, alien, mollusc pest, pomacea canaliculata (lamarck). International Journal of Pest Management. 51(3):175-180.
Phytotoxic and Antifungal Compounds from Two Apiaceae Species, Lomatium Californicum and Ligusticum Hultenii, Rich Sources of Z-Ligustilide and Apiol, Respectively. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Sturtz, G., Wedge, D.E., Schrader, K., Duke, S.O. 2005. Phytotoxic and antifungal compounds from two apiaceae species, lomatium californicum and ligusticum hultenii, rich sources of z-ligustilide and apiol, respectively.. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31:1567-1578.
Phytotoxins from the Leaves of Ruta Graveolens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hale, A.L., Meepagala, K.M., Oliva, A., Aliotta, G., Duke, S.O. 2004. Phytotoxins from the leaves of ruta graveolens. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2004. V. 52(11). P. 3345-3349.
Antimutagenic Activity of Berry Extracts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, S.H., Tate, P.L., Huang, G., Magee, J.B., Meepagala, K.M., Wedge, D.E., Larcom, L.L. 2004. Antimutagenic activity of berry extracts. Journal of Medicinal Food. 7:450-455.
Molluscicidal Activity of Vulgarone B Against Ram's Horn Snail - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meepagala, K.M., Sturtz, G., Mischke, C.C., Wise, D., Duke, S.O. 2004. Molluscicidal activity of vulgarone b against ram's horn snail. Pest Management Science. 60:479-482.
Vulgarone B, the Antifungal Constituent in the Steam-Distilled Fraction of Artemisia Douglasiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MEEPAGALA, K.M., KUHAJEK, J.M., STURTZ, G.D., WEDGE, D.E. VULGARONE B, THE ANTIFUNGAL CONSTITUENT IN THE STEAM-DISTILLED FRACTION OF ARTEMISIA DOUGLASIANA. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2003. v.29(8). p. 1771-1780.
Natural Fungicides from Ruta Graveolens L. Leaves, Including a New Quinolone Alkaloid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
OLIVA, A., MEEPAGALA, K.M., WEDGE, D.E., HARRIES, M.D., HALE, A.L., ALIOTTA, G., DUKE, S.O. 2003. NATURAL FUNGICIDES FROM RUTA GRAVEOLENS L. LEAVES, INCLUDING A NEW QUINOLONE ALKALOID. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY. 51(4):890-896.
Antifungal Constituents of Essential Oil Fraction of Artemisia Dracunculus L. Var. Dracunculus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MEEPAGALA, K.M., STURTZ, G., WEDGE, D.E. ANTIFUNGAL CONSTITUENTS OF ESSENTIAL OIL FRACTION OF ARTEMISIA DRACUNCULUS L. VAR. DRACUNCULUS. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY. 2002. v. 50(24). p. 6989-6992.
Molluscicidal and Antifungal Activity of Erigeron Speciosus Steam Distillate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MEEPAGALA, K.M., STURTZ, G., WISE, D., WEDGE, D.E. MOLLUSCICIDAL AND ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY OF ERIGERON SPECIOSUS STEAM DISTILLATE. JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY. 2002. v. 58. p. 1043-1047.
Anticancer Activity of Strawberry, Blueberry and Raspberry Extracts to Breast and Cervical Cancer Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Apr-01)
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