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- Tang, Saichun; Pan, Yumei; Wei, Chunqiang; Li, Xiangqin; Lü, Shihong
- Weed biology and management 2019 v.19 no.1 pp. 9-18
- Ageratina adenophora; activated carbon; allelochemicals; charcoal; experimental design; habitats; indigenous species; invasive species; leaf area; microbiome; plant growth; pot culture; seeds; soil; soil fungi; soil treatment; thiophanate-methyl; weeds; China
- ... Crofton weed is a major invasive species in China. It exhibits superior growth characteristics and can outcompete with native species via allolepathic effects and modulation of the soil fungal microbiome. The simple removal of invading plants will not ensure restoration of the habitat due to the persistence of allelochemicals and viable seeds in the surrounding soil. An orthogonal experimental des ...