Definición de allelopathy en inglés:

allelopathy

Saltos de línea: al¦lel|op¦athy
Pronunciación: /ˌaliːˈlɒpəθi
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] Ecology
The chemical inhibition of one plant (or other organism) by another, due to the release into the environment of substances acting as germination or growth inhibitors.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It can provide a potent mixture of allelopathy and shade for the soil, inhibiting weed seed germination.
  • He speculated that competition for light or water or allelopathy might be factors limiting the growth of seedlings within native populations.
  • The effect on seedling germination is a well-known phenomenon in allelopathy.

Origen

1950s: from Greek allēl- 'one another' + -pathy.

Derivativos

allelopathic

Pronunciación: /əˌliːlə(ʊ)ˈpaθɪk/
adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most studies of allelopathic effects have focused on early vegetative plant growth, i.e. seed germination, a period with high metabolic activity.
  • Lichens were removed because they can be allelopathic.
  • An allelopathic plant releases potentially toxic substances into the environment through its roots, its leaves or processes such as evaporation.

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