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- Dayan, Franck E.; Owens, Daniel K.; Watson, Susan B.; Asolkar, Ratnakar N.; Boddy, Louis G.
- Frontiers in plant science 2015 v.6 no.222
- Abutilon theophrasti; Piper; amides; binding sites; biopesticides; cotyledons; cucumbers; diuron; electron transfer; enzyme inhibitors; fruits; herbicidal properties; leaves; mechanism of action; pelargonic acid; photosystem II; structure-activity relationships; thylakoids; weed control; weeds
- ... Sarmentine, 1-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-(2E,4E)-2,4-decadien-1-one, is a natural amide isolated from the fruits of Piper species. The compound has a number of interesting biological properties, including its broad-spectrum activity on weeds as a contact herbicide. Initial studies highlighted a similarity in response between plants treated with sarmentine and herbicidal soaps such as pelargonic acid (nonano ...
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