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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kumudini M Meepagala
Natural Products Utilization Research
Chemistry

Phone: (662) 915-1030
Fax: (662) 915-1035
Room 3046

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
UNIVERSITY , MS 386770000
Projects
Green Biopesticides: Identification
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428834
Health-Promoting Bioactives and Biobased Pesticides from Medicinal and Herbal Crops
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429247
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY 2016)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430425
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY 2017)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 432165
Bilateral Allelopathy Research
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 429898

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Khellin and visnagin, furanochromones from Amni visnaga (L.) Lam., as potential bioherbicides -
Travaini, M.L., Sosa, G.M., Ceccarelli, E.A., Walter, H., Cantrell, C.L., Carrillo, N.J., Dayan, F.E., Meepagala, K.M., Duke, S.O. 2016. Khellin and visnagin, furanochromones from Amni visnaga (L.) Lam., as potential bioherbicides. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64:9475-9487.
Mosquitocidal activity of extracts from Ammi visnaga (Apiaceae) seeds -
Meepagala, K.M., Estep, A.S., Becnel, J.J. 2016. Mosquitocidal activity of extracts from Ammi visnaga (Apiaceae) seeds. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment. 5:170-178.
Larvicidal and adulticidal activity chroman and chromene analogues against susceptible and permethrin-resistant mosquito strains Reprint Icon -
Meepagala, K.M., Estep, A.S., Becnel, J.J. 2016. Larvicidal and adulticidal activity chroman and chromene analogues against susceptible and permethrin-resistant mosquito strains. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64(24):4914-4920.
Curvularin and dehydrocurvularin as phytotoxic constituents from curvularia intermedia infecting pandanus amaryllifolius Reprint Icon -
Meepagala, K.M., Johnson, R.D., Duke, S.O. 2016. Curvularin and dehydrocurvularin as phytotoxic constituents from curvularia intermedia infecting pandanus amaryllifolius. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 5:12-22.
Phomalactone from a phytopathogenic fungus infecting Zinnia elegans (Asteraceae) leaves Reprint Icon -
Meepagala, K.M., Johnson, R.D., Techen, N., Wedge, D.E., Duke, S.O. 2015. Phomalactone from a phytopathogenic fungus infecting Zinnia elegans (Asteraceae) leaves. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 41:602-612.
Antibacterial activity of acylglucinol derivatives against Flavobacterium columnare -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
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) -
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)? -
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 -
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) -
Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Piperidines as Adulticides against Aedes aegypti(Diptera: Culicidae) -
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 -
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) -
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) -
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. -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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