Allelopathic effect of Schinus molle essential oils on wheat germination

  title={Allelopathic effect of Schinus molle essential oils on wheat germination},
  author={Nesrine Zahed and Karim Hosni and Nadia Ben Brahim and Monem Kallel and Houcine Sebei},
  journal={Acta Physiologiae Plantarum},
Gas chromatography-flame ionisation detection (GC-FID) and gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS) analyses of the essential oils of leaves and fruits of the ornamental Shinus molle L. were reported and their allelopathic effect on wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) was evaluated. Qualitative and quantitative differences between fruit and leaf oils were observed. Both oils were rich in monoterpene hydrocarbons and the major constituents were limonene and β-phellendrene (35.9–65.4… CONTINUE READING

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