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Allelopathic plants: 18. Passion fruit (Passiflora spp.)
Author(s): T. D. Khanh, T. D. Xuan, L. H. Linh and I. M. Chung
Publication Type: Review
Journal: Allelopathy Journal
Journal Link: http://indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:aj&type=home
Article Topic(s): Allelopathy,Competition
Research Setting(s): Agricultural
Species Referenced: Passiflora incarnata (Maypop),
AbstractResearches the allelopathic effects of Passiflora incarnata and P. edulis on weeds in rice paddies. Applying Passiflora reduced paddy weeds by 70% and increased rice yield by 30%. Leaves had the highest levels of allelopathic properties, followed by stems, then roots. Allelopathic properties my be due to the numerous alkaloids, phenolics, flavonoids, and volatiles found in these plants.
Suggested CitationT. D. Khanh, T. D. Xuan, L. H. Linh and I. M. Chung. "Allelopathic plants: 18. Passion fruit (Passiflora spp.)." Allelopathy Journal 21.2 (2008): 199-206.
Article LinksISSN: 0971-4693