Meaning of allelopathic in English:


Pronunciation /əˌliːlə(ʊ)ˈpaθɪk/



See allelopathy

‘Most studies of allelopathic effects have focused on early vegetative plant growth, i.e. seed germination, a period with high metabolic activity.’
  • ‘Lichens were removed because they can be allelopathic.’
  • ‘An allelopathic plant releases potentially toxic substances into the environment through its roots, its leaves or processes such as evaporation.’
  • ‘Sunflowers, beautiful as they are on a summer day, are valuable as a source of both oil and meal, and sunflowers are also powerfully allelopathic against many tough weeds.’
  • ‘Deep-shading and allelopathic crops can ‘treat’ particularly weedy areas.’