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- Sosa, Gustavo M., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2016 v.64 no.50 pp. 9475-9487
- Abutilon theophrasti; Ammi visnaga; Digitaria sanguinalis; Echinochloa crus-galli; Lactuca sativa; Lemna aequinoctialis; Lolium multiflorum; Panicum; Setaria italica; active ingredients; biopesticides; cell death; cell division; fractionation; germination; grasses; greenhouse experimentation; growth retardation; herbicidal properties; inhibitory concentration 50; lettuce; mechanism of action; methylene chloride; millets; pelargonic acid; photosynthesis; phytotoxicity; plant extracts; psoralens; screening; weeds
- ... Plants constitute a source of novel phytotoxic compounds to be explored in searching for effective and environmentally safe herbicides. From a previous screening of plant extracts for their phytotoxicity, a dichloromethane extract of Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam. was selected for further study. Phytotoxicity-guided fractionation of this extract yielded two furanochromones, khellin and visnagin, for which ...