Cyperine, a phytotoxin produced by Ascochyta cypericola, a fungal pathogen of Cyperus rotundus

Andrea Stierle, Rajeev Upadhyay, Gary Strobel

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Abstract

An investigation of the phytotoxic metabolises of Ascochyta cypericola, a pathogen of the noxious weed purple nutsedge, has yielded cyperine, an extremely active, novel biphenyl ether.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2191-2192
Number of pages2
JournalPhytochemistry
Volume30
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991

Keywords

  • Ascochyta cypericola
  • biphenyl ether
  • cyperine.
  • phytotoxin
  • purple nutsedge
  • Sphaeropsidales

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