Economic and Medicinal Plant Research

Economic and Medicinal Plant Research

First published on January 28, 1989

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  • Editors: H. Wagner, Hiroshi Hikino, Norman Farnsworth
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080984315

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This series identifies areas of research in natural plant products that are of immediate or projected importance from a practical point of view. It reviews these areas in a concise and critical manner. Graduate students, researchers will find the timely reviews presented here to be invaluable. Decision makers in industry and government agencies will also find the material beneficial.


Pharmaceutical biochemists working on natural products; chemotherapists, toxicologists, botanists, and drug companies.

Table of Contents

  • P.P. Principe, The Economic Significance of Plants and their Constituents as Drugs.
    P.I.Trigg, Qinghaisu (Artemisin) as an Antimalarial Drug.
    H. Hembold, The Azadirachtins--Their Potential for Insect Control.
    K. Hostettmann, Plant Derived Molluscicides of Current Importance.
    J.A. Klocke, Plant Compounds as Sources and Models of Insect Control Agents.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 150
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1989
  • Published: January 28, 1989
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080984315

About the Editors

H. Wagner

Affiliations and Expertise

Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie der Universität München, Germany

Hiroshi Hikino

Affiliations and Expertise

Pharmaceutical Institute, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Norman Farnsworth

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois, Chicago, U.S.A.

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