Natural products in crop protection.

  title={Natural products in crop protection.},
  author={Franck E Dayan and Charles L. Cantrell and Stephen O Duke},
  journal={Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry},
  volume={17 12},
The tremendous increase in crop yields associated with the 'green' revolution has been possible in part by the discovery and utilization of chemicals for pest control. However, concerns over the potential impact of pesticides on human health and the environment has led to the introduction of new pesticide registration procedures, such as the Food Quality Protection Act in the United States. These new regulations have reduced the number of synthetic pesticides available in agriculture. Therefore… CONTINUE READING
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