In a majority of cases, allelopathy
refers to the negative and/or harmful effects on isolated species, populations or even surrounding communities.
Waller GR Introduction- reality and future of Allelopathy
2000), temporal phenomena (Leach and Givnish, 1999), decreased levels of surface light, changes in soil moisture, deeper litter, allelopathy
, or a combination of these factors (Bates et al.
of the weeds is one of the most studied aspects in the last 30 years, mainly due to the losses in productivity that these plants may cause to crops.
is a promising field of study that deals with natural reactions between plants to aid in weed control.
Sudex cover crops can kill and stunt subsequent tomato, lettuce and broccoli transplants through allelopathy
Ailanthus altissima, Allelopathy
, and Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes: How One Invasive Species is Potentially Securing Its Success.
The study is believed to be the first to report the effects of UV-B radiation on plant allelopathy
, the production of toxins by a plant to ward off encroachment by neighboring plants.
Proc 1st Nat Symp Allelopathy
in agroecosystems (agriculture and forestry).
They introduce a dozen chapters by international scientists reviewing principles and findings on the latest preventive and treatment strategies including cultural practices such as crop rotation, and allelopathy
(the use of cover crops that suppress weeds); other biological controls; non-living mulches; mechanical control; thermal control; and soil solarization.
and the secret life of Ailanthus altissima.
Evidence for allelopathy
by tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima).