Allelopathy — An Overview

  • Elroy L. Rice
Part of the Recent Advances in Phytochemistry book series (RAPT, volume 19)


Theophrastusl about 300 BC stated that chick pea (Cicer arietinum) does not reinvigorate the ground as other related plants (legumes) do but “exhausts” it instead. He pointed out also that chick pea destroys weeds.


Allelopathic Effect Black Cherry Allelopathic Compound Inhibit Seed Germination Wild Radish 
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  • Elroy L. Rice
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  1. 1.Department of Botany and MicrobiologyUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA

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