Authored by: John Borden

Encyclopedia of Environmental Management

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  December  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439829271
eBook ISBN: 9781351235860
Adobe ISBN:


 Download Chapter



Allelochemics comprise a vast number of known compounds, and hundreds more yet to be discovered, that mediate behavioral or physiological interactions between organisms of different species. They may benefit the emitter, the receiver, or both. Most are still mainly of scientific interest, but a few (principally attractants or repellents for insect pests) have been incorporated into operational pest management protocols.

Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.