Investigations on Phytotoxic and Antimicrobial Activities of an Invasive Weed and Characterization of Its Allelochemicals

Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn. (Asteraceae) a dominant invasive weed from Ganeshkhind area has affected the phytodiversity of Pune University campus (M.S., India). Its leaf leachates inhibited seed germination and seedling growth in test crops like tomato and brinjal at all the concentrations indicating their phytotoxic nature. However maximum inhibition was recorded at higher concentrations (17.5–20%…
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