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Allelopathy basic and applied aspects

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Allelopathy.,
  • Allelopathic agents.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by S.J.H. Rizvi and V. Rizvi.
ContributionsRizvi, S. J. H., 1955-, Rizvi, V., 1956-
LC ClassificationsQK911 .A46 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 480 p. :
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1545408M
ISBN 100442314655
LC Control Number91024580

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Written by experts, Allelopathy: Chemistry and Mode of Action of Allelochemicals is the first book to focus on the chemical phenomena of allelopathy. The book discusses the chemicals responsible for the allelopathic phenomena and, closely connected with them, the modes of Brand: CRC Press. About the book. Description. Allelopathy studies the various aspects of allelopathy, the direct or indirect harmful effect by one plant (including microorganisms) on another through the production of chemical compounds that escape into the environment. Allelopathy, Second Edition, is a comprehensive review of the literature on allelopathy, integrating information on allelopathy with important information on ecological and agronomic problems, citing more than references. Among those who will find this to be a valuable source of information are ecologists, horticulturists, botanists, plant pathologists, phytochemists, agricultural scientists, and . Vigorous use of herbicides is poisoning our environment at an alarming rate; allelopathy can be employed as a useful alternative to control weeds naturally under field conditions. The book contains chapters on the history of allelopathy; allelopathic potential of several important crops (rice, wheat, sorghum, maize, mustard, sunflower) and weeds (members of Solanaceae, Convolvulaceae, .

The book is the most important of the branch of allelopathy, every researcher who works in this line of research needs to have a basic contact with this book, besides techniques, theory .   Purchase Allelopathy - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1. Allelopathy: Introduction and Concepts. Plants communicate and influence the growth of other plants (or even microorganisms) through excretion of certain chemical compounds (allelochemicals). The process is called allelopathy. A number of allelochemicals have been reported from different plant species. A section of this book is dedicated to allelopathy. The authors provide a short and eloquent explanation of allelopathy with some. examples. Suitable for undergraduates. Find this resource.

It is the hope of the editors that this book will serve as a document which identifies an integrated approach, through which research both to understand and exploit allelopathy can be conducted. The present volume arose out of an attempt to bring together eminent scientists in allelopathy to describe their work, of a highly diverse nature, under one title. Allelopathy: Basic and applied aspects. Science is essentially a descriptive and experimental device. It observes nature, constructs hypotheses, plans experiments and proposes theories. The theory is never contemplated as the 'final truth', but remains ever subject to modifications, changes and s: 1. The first English Book ‘Allelopathy’ written by Dr. E.L. Rice was published in and thereafter, many books have appeared on its various aspects and thousands of research papers on various aspects of allelopathy have been published. But till now, there is no Comprehensive Bibiliography on Allelopathy. This book provides the reader relevant information about actual knowledge about the process of allelopathy, covering all aspects from the molecular to the ecological level. Special relevance is given to the physiological and ecophysiological aspects of allelopathy.