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Research Project: Discovery and Development of Natural Product-based Weed Management Methods

Location: Natural Products Utilization Research

Title: Proving allelopathy in crop-weed interactions

item Duke, Stephen

Submitted to: Weed Science
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/24/2014
Publication Date: 3/9/2015
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Citation: Duke, S.O. 2015. Proving allelopathy in crop-weed interactions. Weed Science. 63(sp1):121-132.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Allelopathy (plant/plant chemical warfare) is difficult to prove, especially when competition for resources is the dominant component of plant/plant interference (interference = allelopathy +competition). This paper describes experimental approaches for proving allelopathy and points out common pitfalls found in much of the allelopathy literature.