Phytotoxic Catechin Leached by Seeds of the Tropical Weed Sesbania virgata

Abstract

Sesbania virgata (Cav.) Pers (wand riverhemp) is a fast-growing tropical legume species that has been used for revegetation of riparian forests and rehabilitation of degraded areas and that exhibits an invasive behavior in certain regions of Brazil. Preliminary studies have shown that seed leachates inhibit the germination and development of seedlings of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10886-008-9443-1

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