Production of carbon disulfide (CS2) from L-djenkolic acid in the roots of Mimosa pudica L.

@article{Piluk2004ProductionOC,
  title={Production of carbon disulfide (CS2) from L-djenkolic acid in the roots of Mimosa pudica L.},
  author={Jason Piluk and Peter G. Hartel and Bruce L. Haines},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2004},
  volume={200},
  pages={27-32}
}
CS2 is a volatile liquid with bacteriostatic, fungicidal, nematicidal and insecticidal properties. The roots of some plants, particularly those in the subfamily Mimosoideae, produce CS2. These plants may have an agronomic use in crop rotations or intercropping because root-produced CS2 may act as a deterrent to soil pathogens. The biochemical pathway… CONTINUE READING