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Allelopathy: Basic and Applied Aspects

Edited By: SJH Rizvi and V Rizvi

504 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #13072 | ISBN: 0412394006
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The study of deleterious or beneficial biochemical interactions between plants (allelopathy) and the chemicals responsible for these interactions (allelochemicals) has wide implications in many areas of biological science. The Editors have drawn together an eminent international group of contributors who provide thorough coverage of all aspects of this important subject.

..essential to scientists and students involved in allelopathic research...well presented and very readable. - Biological Agriculture and Horticulture; The book is illustrated excellently and clearly arranged. ... The clear construction of the chapters leads the reader directly to the information he looks for...the book gives a view of the present knowledge in allelopathy and can not only be recommended to specialists in this field but also to anyone who is interested - Journal of Plant Physiology


A discipline called allelopathy, H Haque; allelopathy - broadening the context, John Lovett and Matthew Ryuntyu; a conceptual framework for assessing allelochemicals in the soil environment, H H Cheng; allelopathic effects on nitrogen cycling, Elroy L Rice; allelopathic mechanism in fire prone communities, B Williamson et al; allelopathic effects of cruciferous plants in crop rotation, A M Grodzinsky; improving yield of corn-soybean rotation - role of allelopathy, Ed Sarobol and I C Anderson; biochemical selection of sorghum crop varieties resistant to sorghum shoot fly and steam borer - role of allelochemicals, H Alborn et al; allelochemicals in wheat and barley - role in plant - insect interactions, L J Corcuera et al; allelochemicals properties of alkaloids - effects on plants, bacteria and protein biosynthesis, M Wink and T Twardowski; allelopathy in alfalfa and other forage crops in the United States, D A Miller; alfalfa saponins - the allelopathic agents, W Oleszek et al; allelopathy in relation to agricultural productivity in Taiwan - problems and prospects, Chang-Hung Chou; effect of pine allelochemicals on selected species in Korea, Bong-Seop Kil; allelopathy in Brazil, A G Ferreira et al; allelopathic research activity in Iraq, I S Alsaadawi; impact of allelopathy in the traditional management of Agroecosysytems in Mexico, A L Anaya et al; the allelopathic potential of aromatic shrubs in Phyrganic (East Mediterranean) ecosystems, D Vokou; possibble role of allelopathy in growth inhibition of softwood seedlings in Newfoundland, A U Mallik; allelopathy in Quebec forestry - case studies in natural and managed ecosystems, R Jobidon; pigeon pea and velvet bean allelopathy, P Hepperly; allelopathy in forest- and agroecosystems in Himalaya, N P Melkania; neem allelochemicals and insect control, Opender Koul; allelopathy in the management of root-knot nematodes, A Hasan; exploitation of allelochemicals in improving crop productivity, S J H Rizvi and V Rizvi.

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