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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Natural Phytotoxins with Potential for Development for Weed Management (Dan Hess Memorial Lecture)

Authors
item Duke, Stephen
item Dayan, Franck
item Baerson, Scott
item Romagni, Joanne - UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS
item Agarwal, Ameeta - UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
item Oliva, Anna - 2ND UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES

Submitted to: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: July 14, 2002
Publication Date: January 10, 2003
Citation: DUKE, S.O., DAYAN, F.E., BAERSON, S.R., ROMAGNI, J.G., AGARWAL, A., OLIVA, A. NATURAL PHYTOTOXINS WITH POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR WEED MANAGEMENT (DAN HESS MEMORIAL LECTURE). International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. 2003. "Chemistry of Crop Protection". PP.143-154.

Interpretive Summary: This is a reviewed book chapter to be published in a volume by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

Technical Abstract: This chapter discusses discovery of natural products that could be used as herbicides, as well as modern molecular methods that can be helpful in exploiting natural products for weed management. Natural products with new molecular target sites, as well as those with known target sites are discussed. Gene expression profiling to determine mode of action of natural phytotoxins is summarized. Manipulation of allelochemical production by transgenic methods is also discussed.

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