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Trichomes and root hairs: natural pesticide factories

Author:
Dayan, Franck E., Duke, Stephen O.
Source:
Pesticide outlook 2003 v.14 no.4 pp. 175
ISSN:
0956-1250
Subject:
plants, trichomes, root hairs, secondary metabolites, bioactive properties, biopesticides, insecticidal properties, antifungal properties, herbicidal properties, phytotoxins
Abstract:
Franck E. Dayan and Stephen O. Duke from the USDA-ARS's Natural Products Utilization Research Unit (National Center for Natural Products Research) at Oxford, Mississippi, USA, describe the natural pesticides produced by these specialized structures on the epidermis of aerial and rhizosphere plant parts.
Agid:
20203
Handle:
10113/20203