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- Quintana, Naira; Weir, Tiffany L.; Du, Jiang; Broeckling, Corey D.; Rieder, Julie P.; Stermitz, Frank R.; Paschke, Mark W.; Vivanco, Jorge M.
- Phytochemistry 2008 v.69 no.14 pp. 2572-2578
- Rhaponticum repens; weeds; invasive species; root exudates; allelochemicals; polyacetylenes; chemical structure; spectral analysis; phytotoxicity; bioassays; Arabidopsis thaliana; soil chemical properties; Colorado; Washington
- ... There are several factors thought to assist invasive weeds in colonization of ecosystems. One of these factors is allelopathy, the negative effect of chemicals produced by one plant on neighboring plants, frequently mediated through root exudates and other plant leachates. Acroptilon repens (Asteraceae) is one of the most invasive and ecologically threatening weed species in western North America. ...