By Ren Sen Zeng, Azim U. Mallik, Shiming Luo
This is the 1st entire and updated reference at the technological know-how, mechanism, technique, and alertness of allelopathy. the target of this sensible reference is to document at the most recent advances by means of inviting major scientists to give a contribution in particular fields. the amount is geared up lower than 3 significant subsections: historical past of allelopathy, Allelochemicals, allelopathic mechanisms, and bioassays, and alertness of allelopathy in agriculture and forestry.
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Has shown insecticidal activity against Acanthoscelides obtectus Say. 4 mg/L (Papachristos, Karamanoli, Stamopoulos and Menkissoglu-Spiroudi 2004). 7 Conclusions Natural products have been the source of many pesticides, used either directly as crude preparations or as pure compounds. Rather than being used directly, they have been more often used as structural leads for the discovery and development of natural product-based pesticides. There are more examples of natural product use as fungicides, insecticides, and other pesticides than as herbicides (Pachlatko 1998).
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Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry by Ren Sen Zeng, Azim U. Mallik, Shiming Luo