Book 2008

Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry


ISBN: 978-0-387-77336-0 (Print) 978-0-387-77337-7 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-7

  2. History

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

    2. Chapter

      Pages 11-24

      Historical Examples of Allelopathy and Ethnobotany from the Mediterranean Region

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-38

      Allelopathy: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 39-59

      Allelopathy in Chinese Ancient and Modern Agriculture

  3. Allelochemicals and Allelopathic Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-104

      Allelochemicals in Plants

    3. Chapter

      Pages 105-117

      Allelopathy: Full Circle from Phytotoxicity to Mechanisms of Resistance

    4. Chapter

      Pages 119-135

      Allelopathic Mechanisms and Experimental Methodology

    5. Chapter

      Pages 137-156

      Indirect Effects of Phenolics on Plant Performance by Altering Nitrogen Cycling: Another Mechanism of Plant–Plant Negative Interactions

    6. Chapter

      Pages 157-167

      Genomic Approaches to Understanding Allelochemical Effects on Plants

    7. Chapter

      Pages 169-186

      Allelopathy from a Mathematical Modeling Perspective

  4. Application of Allelopathy in Agriculture and Forestry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

    2. Chapter

      Pages 189-213

      Progress and Prospect of Rice Allelopathy Research

    3. Chapter

      Pages 215-233

      Rice Allelopathy Research in China

    4. Chapter

      Pages 235-254

      Recent Advances in Wheat Allelopathy

    5. Chapter

      Pages 255-270

      Sorghum Allelopathy for Weed Management in Wheat

    6. Chapter

      Pages 271-281

      Allelochemicals in Pre-cowing Soils of Continuous Soybean Cropping and Their Autointoxication

    7. Chapter

      Pages 283-301

      Autotoxicity in Agriculture and Forestry

    8. Chapter

      Pages 303-319

      Black Walnut Allelopathy: Implications for Intercropping

    9. Chapter

      Pages 321-345

      Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria and Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry

    10. Chapter

      Pages 347-361

      Utilization of Stress Tolerant, Weed Suppressive Groundcovers for Low Maintenance Landscape Settings

    11. Chapter

      Pages 363-386

      Allelopathy in Forested Ecosystems

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 387-411