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Allelopathy in Ecological Agriculture and Forestry

Edited By: SS Narwal, RE Hoagland, RH Dilday and MJ Reigosa

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #62804 | ISBN: 0792363485
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Allelopathy is a chemical process which a plant uses to stop other plants from growing too close to it.


Preface. List of contributors. Section I: Ecological Agriculture. 1. Proceedings of conference. 2. Allelopathy in ecological agriculture; S.S. Narwal. 3. Allelopathic strategies for eco-friendly crop production; S. Facknath, B. Lalljee. 4. Allelopathic interactions in soil; B. Lalljee, S. Facknath. 5. Ecofriendly technologies for management of phytoparasitic nematodes in pulses and vegetable crops; V. Mojumder. Section II: Allelochemicals as Herbicides. 6. Plant and microbial compounds as herbicides; R.E. Hoegland, S.J. Cutler. 7. Discovery of triketone class of HPPD inhibiting herbicides and their relationship to naturally occurring btriketones; C.G. Knudsen, et al. 8. Phytotoxins as potential herbicides; F. Sugawara. 9. Evaluation of selected pharmaceuticals as potential herbicides: bridging the gap between agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals; S.J. Cutler, et al. Section III: Multiple Cropping Systems. 10. Allelopathic interactions in multiple cropping systems; S.S. Narwal. 11. Prospects of allelopathic research in multi-storey cropping systems; J. John, A.M. Nair. Section IV: Agroforestry Systems. 12. Allelopathic interactions in forests; M.J. Reigosa, et al. 13. Allelopathic interactions in agroforestry systems; A.S. Gill, J.V.N. Prasad. 14. Allelopathic research in agroforestry systems of South India; C.S. Hunshal, et al. 15. Tree allelopathy in agroforestry; M. Parmathama, et al. 16. Toxic allelochemicals in leguminous forages and their ecological significance; S.S. Parihar. Section V: Appendices. I. Organizing committees of congress. II. Technical programme of congress. III. List of participants in congress. Section VI: Indexes. I. Subject index. II. Author index.

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