ISBN 9788181890221,Allelopathy In Agroecosystems

Allelopathy In Agroecosystems



IBDC Publisher

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788181890221

ISBN-10 8181890221

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

This comprehensive treatise provides an in-depth understanding of allelopathy the mysterious, complex biochemical interactions among plants and microbes. This little-understood phenomenon can lead to changes in nutrient dynamics, vegetation structure, and species diversity. Allelopathy in Agroecosystems explains how this interaction can be used as an envrionmentally safe method of weed and pest management. The fascinating orginal research presented here offerss incalculable potential for rescuing farmed-out land, increasing crop yields, and cutting back on expensive soil additives.

About the Authors
R K Kohli, PhD, an eco-physiologist of distinction, is professor in the Department of Botany, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India. His research interests include plantation ecology, weed science and biochemical interactions. Recently, the Government of Chandigarh honored this recipient of the National Young Scientist Award of India, for his contributions in environment research and teaching.