Allelopathy: Basic and applied aspects by S. J. H. Rizvi, H. Haque, V. K. Singh, V. Rizvi (auth.), S.

By S. J. H. Rizvi, H. Haque, V. K. Singh, V. Rizvi (auth.), S. J. H. Rizvi, V. Rizvi (eds.)

Science is basically a descriptive and experimental machine. It observes nature, constructs hypotheses, plans experiments and proposes theories. the idea is rarely meditated because the 'final truth', yet is still ever topic to ameliorations, adjustments and rejections. The technology of allelopathy in a similar fashion has emerged, and exists on the same footing; our endeavour may be to maintain it clean and cutting edge with addition of more moderen inĀ­ formation and ideas with the rejection of older principles and antiquated innovations. in past times few a long time encouraging effects were acquired in numerous points of allelopathic researches. even if, as well as carrying on with efforts in most of these instructions, consistent makes an attempt are to be made to explain the mechanics of allelopathic task in molecular phrases and to find methods and potential to use it for the welfare of mankind. We suppose that multidisciplinary efforts are the one device to accomplish this aim. it's the desire of the editors that this publication will function a rfile which identifies an built-in technique, during which learn either to appreciate and make the most allelopathy may be performed. the current quantity arose out of an try and assemble eminent scientists in allelopathy to explain their paintings, of a hugely assorted nature, less than one title.

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These fields are generally very low in nitrogen so it was hypothesized that broomsedge might inhibit nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Sterile aqueous extracts of roots and shoots inhibited growth of two species of Azotobacter. Booth (1941) found that plant succession in fields abandoned from cultivation in Oklahoma and southeast Kansas included four stages: (1) pioneer weed, (2) annual grass, (3) perennial bunch grass and (4) true prairie. The weed stage lasted only 2-3 years. The annual grass stage lasted from 9-13 years and was dominated by Aristida oligantha.

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