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Essential oils as green pesticides potential and constraints
Many plant essential oils show a broad spectrum of activity against pest insects and plant pathogenic fungi ranging from insecticidal, antifeedant, repellent, oviposition deterrent, growth regulatoryExpand
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Extraction and purification of C-phycocyanin from Spirulina platensis (CCC540)
In this study a simple protocol was developed for purifying phycocyanin (PC) from Spirulina platensis (CCC540) by using ammonium sulphate precipitation, followed by a single step chromatography byExpand
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New photodegradation products of chlorpyrifos and their detection on glass, soil, and leaf surfaces
The organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos was irradiated under different photochemical conditions and the products characterized by gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, and NMR spectroscopy.Expand
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Functional quality and antioxidant composition of selected tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L) cultivars grown in Northern India
Abstract Ten commercial and three exotic/wild cultivars (cvs) grown under Indian conditions were analyzed for variations in lycopene, β-carotene, total phenolics, quercetin, ascorbic acid andExpand
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Insect growth inhibition, antifeedant and antifungal activity of compounds isolated/derived from Zingiber officinale Roscoe (ginger) rhizomes.
Fresh rhizomes of Zingiber officinale (ginger), when subjected to steam distillation, yielded ginger oil in which curcumene was found to be the major constituent. The thermally labileExpand
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Photochemical and Microbial Degradation of Insecticides
Insecticides are inherently toxic substances. It is thus essential that their toxic residues in different components of the environment are contained so that consequent hazards arising due to theirExpand
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Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Trichoderma harzianum and their bio-efficacy evaluation against Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumonia
Abstract Silver nanoparticles were successfully synthesized from agriculturally beneficial fungus Trichoderma harzianum through a simple green and eco-friendly route using cell filtrate. The silverExpand
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Controlled release formulations of metribuzin: Release kinetics in water and soil
Controlled release (CR) formulations of metribuzin in Polyvinyl chloride [(PVC) (emulsion)], carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC), and carboxy methyl cellulose-kaolinite composite (CMC-KAO), are reported.Expand
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Antifungal Acetylinic Thiophenes from Tagetes minuta: Potential Biopesticide
Apart from thiophenes, which possess wide range of biocidal activity, aerial parts of Tagetes sp. contain essential oil. Oil components were reported to have antifungal activity, thus making wholeExpand
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An efficient method for the purification and characterization of nematicidal azadirachtins A, B, and H, using MPLC and ESIMS.
Azadirachtin A enriched concentrate containing 60% active ingredient (a.i.) was prepared from the methanolic extract of the de-fatted neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) seed kernels. Azadirachtins A,Expand
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