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- Harrison, H.F. Jr.; Levi, A.; Kousik, C.S.
- HortScience 2008 v.43 no.1 pp. 138
- plant exudates, etc ; Citrullus lanatus; watermelons; seeds; seed germination; allelochemicals; seedling growth; Panicum miliaceum; grass weeds; root radicle; root growth; chemical concentration; genotype; genetic variation; Phytophthora capsici; plant pathogenic fungi; fungal diseases of plants; antifungal properties; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Watermelon [Citrullus lanatus v. lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum & Nakai] seed exudates are inhibitory to germination and seedling growth of other plant species. A miniature bioassay experiment that measured proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.) radicle growth was used to assess the inhibition caused by seed exudates of 125 genotypes of watermelon and related Citrullus species. Exudates of most genotypes we ...