Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry by Ren Sen Zeng, Azim U. Mallik, Shiming Luo

By Ren Sen Zeng, Azim U. Mallik, Shiming Luo

This is the 1st entire and updated reference at the technological know-how, mechanism, method, and alertness of allelopathy. the target of this useful reference is to file at the newest advances via inviting major scientists to give a contribution in particular fields. the quantity is geared up below 3 significant subsections: heritage of allelopathy, Allelochemicals, allelopathic mechanisms, and bioassays, and alertness of allelopathy in agriculture and forestry.

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The challenge is to separate the allelopathic effects from other processes such as competition under field conditions, raising an even greater controversy of its legitimacy. To skeptics it remains a controversial subject that often suffers from inconclusive proof. Nonetheless, it is impossible to deny the existence of plant–plant interaction mediated by chemicals released in the environment, and significant advances have been made in recent years by using creative experimental design, sophisticated chemical analyses and careful data interpretation.

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