Baicalin Released from Scutellaria baicalensis Induces Autotoxicity and Promotes Soilborn Pathogens

Experiments were conducted to determine whether allelochemicals released by the important medicinal plant Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi help to explain why S. baicalensis performs poorly when continuously cropped. Based on high performance liquid chromatography, the concentration of baicalin (the major compound released by S. baicalensis roots) in the soil… CONTINUE READING