Journal of
Plant Breeding and Crop Science

  • Abbreviation: J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9758
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPBCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 426

Full Length Research Paper

Allelopathic activity of extracts of Citharexylum spinosum L. from Tunisia

A. El Ayeb-Zakhama
  • A. El Ayeb-Zakhama
  • Laboratory of Genetic Biodiversity and Valorisation of Bioressources (LR11ES41), High Institute of Biotechnology, Tahar Haddad street, Monastir 5000, University of Monastir, Tunisia.
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F. Harzallah-Skhiri
  • F. Harzallah-Skhiri
  • Laboratory of Genetic Biodiversity and Valorisation of Bioressources (LR11ES41), High Institute of Biotechnology, Tahar Haddad street, Monastir 5000, University of Monastir, Tunisia.
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  •  Received: 25 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 22 September 2015
  •  Published: 31 October 2016

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