Agroactive compounds of microbial origin.

@article{Tanaka1993AgroactiveCO,
  title={Agroactive compounds of microbial origin.},
  author={Y Tanaka and Satoshi Ōmura},
  journal={Annual review of microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={47},
  pages={
          57-87
        }
}
Microbial metabolites attract increasing attention as potential pesticides. They are expected to overcome the resistance and pollution that have accompanied the use of synthetic pesticides. Several microbial metabolites, such as avermectin, have proved useful as agroactive agents. In this review, we attempt to identify newer agroactive microbial metabolites with feasible activity or interesting action sites from those reported in recent years. In addition, microbial and chemical modifications… 
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