noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1948 the suppression of growth of one plant species by another due to the release of toxic substances • allelopathic adjective

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  • Allelopathy — is the inhibition of growth of a plant due to biomolecules released by another. It is the opposite of symbiotic mutualism. The biomolecules are called allelochemicals and are produced by some plants as secondary metabolites. When the… …   Wikipedia

  • allelopathy — allelopathy. См. аллелопатия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • allelopathy — [al΄əl äp′ə thē, al΄ēläp′ə thē] n. the repression or destruction of plants from the effect of certain toxic chemical substances produced and released by other, nearby plants allelopathic [ə lēl΄ō path′ik, əlel΄ō path′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • allelopathy — The deleterious interaction between two organisms or cell types that are allogeneic to each other (the term is often applied loosely to interactions between xenogeneic organisms). Allelopathy is seen between different species of plant, between… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • allelopathy — alelopatija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vienų augalų poveikis kitiems, kurį daro įvairios jų išskiriamos fiziologiškai aktyvios medžiagos (fitoncidai, antibiotikai, kolinai). atitikmenys: angl. allelopathy vok.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • allelopathy — alelopatija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalų tarpusavio poveikis, kurį sukelia jų išskiriamos medžiagos. atitikmenys: angl. allelopathy rus. аллелопатия …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • allelopathy — n. [Gr. allelon, one another; pathos, suffer] The chemical effect of plants on other organisms in the environment …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • allelopathy — allelopathic /euh lee leuh path ik, euh lel euh /, adj. /euh lee lop euh thee, al euh lop /, n. Bot. suppression of growth of a plant by a toxin released from a nearby plant of the same or another species. [1940 45; < F allélopathie; see ALLELE,… …   Universalium

  • allelopathy — noun The release by a plant of a toxin to suppress growth of nearby competing plants. See Also: allelochemical …   Wiktionary

  • allelopathy — n. suppression of growth of a plant species by another due to the release of chemicals produced from a nearby plant of the same or another species …   English contemporary dictionary

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