Ecophysiological aspects of allelopathy

@article{Inderjit2003EcophysiologicalAO,
  title={Ecophysiological aspects of allelopathy},
  author={Inderjit and Stephen O Duke},
  journal={Planta},
  year={2003},
  volume={217},
  pages={529-539}
}
Allelochemicals play an important role in explaining plant growth inhibition in interspecies interactions and in structuring the plant community. Five aspects of allelochemicals are discussed from an ecophysiological perspective: (i) biosynthesis, (ii) mode of release, (iii) mode of action, (iv) detoxification and prevention of autotoxicity, and (v) joint action of allelochemicals. A discussion on identifying a compound as an allelochemical is also presented. 

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