allelochemistry

allelochemistry

[ə¦lē·lō¦kem·ə·strē]
(chemistry)
The science of compounds synthesized by one organism that stimulate or inhibit other organisms.
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Callisto: a very successful maize herbicide inspired by allelochemistry.
Allelochemistry of invasive plants, depending upon whether they are mycorrhizal or non-mycorrhizal, may differently influence AMF communities in native soils of the introduced range.