By Horace G. Cutler, Francisco A. Macias, Juan C.G. Galindo, Jose M. G. Molinillo

Allelopathy interactions are established totally on the creation of secondary chemical substances through better vegetation that produce an array of biochemical compounds that create organic adjustments. This overseas number of sixteen papers stocks present thought of the chemistry and mode of motion of those compounds and the way they have an effect on ecology, agriculture, and forests. themes contain the position of lichen secondary metabolites, analytical suggestions for investigating allelopathic brokers in wheat root exudates, the destiny of phenolic allelochemicals in soils, allelochemical homes of quinolizidine alkaloids, and the mode of motion of phytotoxic terpenoids.

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Rhodocladonic acid analogues Rhodocladonic acid is an anthraquinone that occurs in several lichen species, especially in the family Roccellaceae). 20 Little research has been done documenting bioactivity, particularly phytotoxic activity. tested two sets of analogues (Fig. 10). Similar to emodin, we Series 1 consisted of a group of compounds with aliphatic R-groups ending in a terminal hydroxyl. Series 2 had a terminal methyl. The R-group substitutions were identical to those of emodin. 10 Structure of rhodocladonic acid with the substituted group noted (*R).

8) Dayan, F. E. and Allen, S. , 2000. Predicting the activity of the natural phytotoxic diphenyl ether cyperine using comparative molecular field analysis. Pest Manag. Sci. 56, 717-722. (9) Dayan, F. E. and Romagni, J. , 2001. Structural diversity of lichen metabolites and their potential use in pest management. In: Advances in Microbial Toxin Research and Its Biotechnological Exploitation (in press). - 30 Copyright © 2004 CRC Press, LLC Ecophysiology and Potential Mode of Action of Lichen Metabolites (10) Dayan F.

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