Tag: Allelopathic

Improving allelopathic potential of crops

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article image Allelopathy is a prominent ecological phenomenon playing a vital role in ecosystem sustainability and productivity. Scientists have recognized that it could be improvised to get benefits in crop production. Weed management, disease control, pest management, stress tolerance and growth promotion are its major fronts in agronomic preview. It is necessary to alter the innate tendency of crops to produce and release allelochemicals for better crop management. Interest is developing among…Read More

Allelopathic water extracts as natural crop growth promoters

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article image INCREASING GLOBAL population demands high crop production to meet the food requirements. Sustainable agriculture ensures the food security, food safety and environmental protection simultaneously. Allelopathy is one of the key processes being used in organically managed agro-ecosystems. It is a natural ecological phenomenon in which plants or micro organisms influence the growth and functioning of others in their vicinity by releasing specific chemicals known as allelochemicals. These chemicals…Read More