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Allelopathy: Current Trends and Future Applications

By: Zahid A Cheema(Editor), Muhammad Farooq(Editor), Abdul Wahid(Editor)

528 pages, 50 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Sep 2012 | #201221 | ISBN-13: 9783642305948
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Allelopathy is an ecological phenomenon by which plants release organic chemicals (allelochemicals) into the environment influencing the growth and survival of other organisms. In this book, leading scientists in the field synthesize latest developments in allelopathy research with a special emphasis on its application in sustainable agriculture. The following topics are highlighted: Ecological implications, such as the role of allelopathy during the invasion of alien plant species; regional experiences with the application of allelopathy in agricultural systems and pest management; the use of microscopy for modeling allelopathy; allelopathy and abiotic stress tolerance; host allelopathy and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi; allelopathic interaction with plant nutrition; and the molecular mechanisms of allelopathy. This book is an invaluable source of information for scientists, teachers and advanced students in the fields of plant physiology, agriculture, ecology, environmental sciences, and molecular biology.


Part I: Allelopathy from Ecological Perspectives
1 Role of Allelopathy during the Invasion process by Alien Invasive Plants in Terrestrial Ecosystems P. Lorenzo, M.I. Hussain, L.Gonzalez
2 Ecological Consequences of Allelopathy A. Koocheki, B. Lalegani, S. A. Hosseini
3 Evidences of Bryophyte Allelochemical Interactions: the Case of Sphagnum G. Chiapusio, V.E.J. Jassey, M. I. Hussain, P. Binet
4 Plant-mycorrhizae Interactions: Broad spectrum of Allelopathy Studies A.A. Luisa, S-G Aurora, C-R Silvia, C-O. Rocio
5 Allelopathic Dynamics in Resource Plants S.-U. Chon, C.J. Nelson

Part II: Allelopathy in Agricultural Systems: some case studies
6 Application of Allelopathy in Crop Production: Success Story from Pakistan Z. A. Cheema, M. Farooq, A. Khaliq
7 Allelopathy in South China Agroecosystems L. Shiming
8 Allelopathy Research in Iran: Experiences, Challenges and Prospects F. Abbassi, R. Ghorbani, S. Khorramdel
9 Allelopathy of Bangladeshi rice: Application in the Agricultural Systems H. Kato-Noguchi, M.A. Salam

Part III: Allelopathy in Pest Management and Crop Production
10 Role of Allelopathy in Weed Management for Sustainable Agriculture S.S. Narwal and R. Haouala
11 Applied Allelopathy in Weed Management a' an update J.R. Qasem
12 Allelopathy for the Management of Phytopathogens A. Javaid and Amna Shoaib
13 Allelopathic Potential of Sorghum in Agroecosystems I.S. Alsaadawi
14 Allelopathy and Crop Nutrition K. Jabran, M. Farooq. T. Aziz and K.H.M. Siddique
15 Potential Allelopathic Crops: an Overview K. Jabran, M. Farooq

Part IV: Allelopathy: Some Emerging Concepts
16 Multi Faceted Attributes of Allelochemicals and Mechanism of Allelopathy S.R. Ambika
17 Microscopy for Modelling of Cella'Cell Allelopathic Interactions V.V. Roshchina, V.A.Yashin, M.V. Goltyaev and A.V. Yashina
18 Host Allelopathy and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi G.Nasim
19 Allelopathy and Abiotic Stress Tolerance N. Maqbool, A. Wahid, M. Farooq and Z. A.Cheema
20 Application of Moringa allelopathy in Crop Sciences M. Hussain, M. Farooq, S. M. A. Basra and DJ Lee
21 Cyanobacterial and Algal Allelopathy A. S. Ahluwalia

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