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Ecology of plant volatiles: taking a plant community perspective
Although plants are sessile organisms, they can modulate their phenotype so as to cope with environmental stresses such as herbivore attack and competition with neighbouring plants. Plant-produced volatile compounds mediate ...
Magic and medicinal plants of the Ayoreos of the Chaco Boreal (Paraguay)
(Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd., 2008)
Phytochemical evidence for the plant origin of Brazilian propolis from Sao Paulo state
Propolis and plant secretions from three species, most frequently mentioned as botanical sources of the bee glue in Brazil (Baccharis dracunculifolia, Araucaria angustifolia and Eucalyptus citriodora) have been investigated ...
Efeitos da nutrição mineral na competição inter e intraespecífica de Eucalyptus grandis e brachiaria decumbens: 1- crescimento
The present work was conducted with the objective to study the effects of mineral nutrition on Eucalyptus grandis and Brachiaria decumbens (#BRADC) growth, when submitted to inter- and intra-specific competition. The ...
Influence of fertilizer on coumarin content and biomass production in Mikania glomerata sprengel
Mikania glomerata Sprengel leaf extracts have been used in cough syrup formulations due to the presence of active coumarin derivatives. Yields of such natural compounds in cultivated plants can be affected by several ...
Immunity in plants and animals: common ends through different means using similar tools
(Elsevier B.V., 2002-05-01)
A comparative approach is potentially useful for understanding the role of mammal innate immunity role in stimulating adaptive immunity as well as the relationship between these two types of immune strategies. Considerable ...
Nitrogen redistribution to sorghum grains as affected by plant competition
An experiment was conducted to study nitrogen absorption and translocation in grain sorghum plants during their reproductive growth. Sorghum was grown in four row spacings: 50 and 70 cm in single rows, 80 and 120 cm in ...