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Defensive stratagems of plants, with special reference to allelopathy
Lovett, JV (1985) Defensive stratagems of plants, with special reference to allelopathy. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 119. pp. 31-37. ISSN 0080-4703
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The green plant has evolved an array of defences to ameliorate the effects of stresses in its environment. Allelopathy, biochemical interactions between plants, plays a role in plant defence but recent work suggeststhat some compounds which act as allelochemicals may also be effective in the defence of plants agamst other organIsms. Some examples of allelopathy in associations of crop and weed species are discussed in this context.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 31-37|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||24 May 2012 04:34|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:35|
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