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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Potential allelopathic effects of Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, Anacardiaceae) aqueous extract on germination and growth of selected Florida native plants

Author(s): E. C. Morgan and W. A. Overholt

Month: Jan-Mar
Year: 2005

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Volume: 132
Issue: 1
Pages: 11-15

Article Topic(s): Allelopathy,Competition,Germination
Research Setting(s): Laboratory,Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Rivina humilis (Pigeonberry),

Abstract

Examines allelopathic effects of the invasive Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius) on two Florida native plants including Rivina humilis. Irrigating with aqueous extracts of S. terebinthifolius leaves decreased germination and biomass of R. humilis.

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E. C. Morgan and W. A. Overholt. "Potential allelopathic effects of Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, Anacardiaceae) aqueous extract on germination and growth of selected Florida native plants." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132.1 (2005): 11-15.

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