Definitions for "Allelopathy"
The way certain plants prevent other plants from growing too close to them. This is usually done using chemicals that the plant produces and release into its surroundings.
the ability of a plant species to produce substances that are toxic to certain other plants. The inhibition of growth in one species of plants by chemicals produced by another species.
n. (Gr. allelon, one another; pathos, suffering) the influence or effect of one living plant upon another; refers to biochemical interaction between all types of plants and its effect depends on a chemical compound being added to the environment.