Karanjin

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Karanjin
Chemical structure of karanjin
Names
IUPAC name
3-methoxy-2-phenylfuro[2,3-h]chromen-4-one
Other names
3-methoxy furano - 2, 3, 7, 8-flavone
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.007.565
Properties
C18H12O4
Molar mass 292.29 g/mol
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Karanjin, a furanoflavonol, a type of flavonoid. It is obtained from the seeds of the karanja tree (Millettia pinnata or Pongamia glabra Vent.), a tree growing wild in south India. Karanjin is an acaricide and insecticide.[citation needed] Karanjin is reported to have nitrification inhibitory properties.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Majumdar, Deepanjan; Pandya, Bhavesh; Arora, Anu; Dhara, Soni (2004). "Potential use of karanjin (3-methoxy furano-2′,3′,7,8-flavone) as a nitrification inhibitor in different soil types". Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 50 (4–5): 455. doi:10.1080/03650340410001689406.