1. Introduction

2. Definitions

3. Anecdotal evidence

4. Release of compounds from plants

5. Toxicity of plant-derived compounds

a)  To plants

b)  To microorganisms

6.  Some major studies of allelopathic interference

a)  Encelia farinosa

b)  Guayule ­ Parthenium argentatum

c)  Artemisia californica

d)  Chamise ­ Adenostoma fasciculata

e)  Evaluation of these studies

7.  Experimental design to determine the relative importance of types of interference

8.  Mechanisms by which allelopathic interactions work


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