An endophytic fungus from Azadirachta indica A. Juss. that produces azadirachtin.

@article{Kusari2012AnEF,
  title={An endophytic fungus from Azadirachta indica A. Juss. that produces azadirachtin.},
  author={Souvik Kusari and Vijay Chandra Verma and Marc Lamshoeft and Michael Spiteller},
  journal={World journal of microbiology & biotechnology},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={1287-94}
}
Azadirachtin A and its structural analogues are a well-known class of natural insecticides having antifeedant and insect growth-regulating properties. These compounds are exclusive to the neem tree, Azadirachta indica A. Juss, from where they are currently sourced. Here we report for the first time, the isolation and characterization of a novel endophytic fungus from A. indica, which produces azadirachtin A and B in rich mycological medium (Sabouraud dextrose broth), under shake-flask… CONTINUE READING

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