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Chemical inhibition of fire-prone grasses by fire-sensitive shrub,Conradina canescens
Author(s): G. B. Williamson, N. H. Fischer, D. R. Richardson and A. Delapena
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Chemical Ecology
Article Topic(s): Allelopathy, Chemistry, Germination
Research Setting(s): Laboratory, Scrub, Sandhill
Species Referenced: Conradina canescens (False rosemary),
AbstractInvestigates the chemical activity of the fire-sensitive species Conradina canescens, endemic to the Florida scrub. Bioassays of foliar washes of C. canescens inhibited growth and germination of some fire-prone sandhill grasses, including Schizachyrium scoparium).
Suggested CitationG. B. Williamson, N. H. Fischer, D. R. Richardson and A. Delapena. "Chemical inhibition of fire-prone grasses by fire-sensitive shrub,Conradina canescens." Journal of Chemical Ecology 15.5 (1989): 1567-1577.