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allelopathy
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The process by which organisms release chemical compounds known as allelochemicals which influence the physiology, growth, survival, colonization, and reproductive activities of other species usually located nearby.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2016
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/6549.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/6549
Used For
allelopathic activity
Broader Term
chemical communication
Narrower Term
autotoxicity
Related Term
allelochemicals
chemical defenses
chemical ecology
Myrcia tomentosa
parasitism
symbiosis
Spanish
alelopatía
Term Number
6549