Camptothecin, a selective plant growth regulator

Buta, J.G. and Worley, J.F. (1976) Camptothecin, a selective plant growth regulator. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 24 (5). pp. 1085-1086.

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Growth of tobacco cv. Xanthi-nc and sweet corn cv. Golden Bantam was retarded while no effect was noted on Phaseolus vulgaris cv. Greenpool and sorghum cv. Rio when a 1 X 10-4M emulsion of camptothecin, identified as a phytochemically active component of Camptotheca acuminata was applied as a spray. Growth inhibition appeared to be confined to the meristematic portions of the test plants

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Beltsville Agric. Res. Center, ARS, USDA, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Subjects: Plant Production
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2012 04:47
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2012 04:48
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