Phytotoxicity from plant residues

  title={Phytotoxicity from plant residues},
  author={Richard L Kimber},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
Cold aqueous extracts of several grasses and legumes that had been rotted for periods up to 21 days have been shown to inhibit the growth of wheat grown under aseptic conditions. The degree of inhibition varied from one species to another and also with rotting period. Straws which were cut while still green produced a higher level of toxicity than those cut when fully matured. Growth of roots was inhibited more than that of shoots and generally the degree of inhibition decreased with time of… CONTINUE READING
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