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Herbicide comprising phytotoxins of Lasiodiplodia theobromae their production and use

Rajasekharan, Ram and Rodrigues, Rosaline and Reddy, Sairam palicherla (2001) Herbicide comprising phytotoxins of Lasiodiplodia theobromae their production and use. Patent Number(s) WO 01/70033 A1;US 6277786;AU 0110519 A5. Patent Assignee(s) Indian Institute of Science; Nagarjuna Holdings Private Limited.

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Abstract

The invention relates to describe host-specific extracellular phytotoxins produced by Lasiodiplodia theobromae (LT,also Botryodiplodia theobromae) that has a broad range as a pre-emergent and/or post-emergent bioherbicide, this isolate has been deposited in Microbial Type Culture Collection, Chandigarh, India and given an accession number MTCC 3068, a method using LT-toxin has been developed for controlling certain herbs including Parthenium hysterophorus, duckweeds, jimsonweed, black nightshade,prickly sida and Euphorbia hirta, these phytotoxins can be used partially pure, as a cell-and spore-free filtrate, a crude filtrate, or a crude suspension of the culture and optionally along with other additives.

Item Type: Patent
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2005
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:18
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/2990

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