Re: [gardeners] Did anyone ever save...

Linda Baranowski-Smith (
Wed, 25 Aug 1999 11:49:53 -0400

>Hi all,
>This started out as a curiosity, but has become a mission.  I'm trying to
>find info about aleopathy (sp?).  I know Kaye has posted info about
>sunflower seeds and the chemical growth inhibitor it exudes.  I looked
>through archives etc... but can't find her post, did anyone ever save it?
>How do you even spell that word?  I'm trying to give info to a friend and
>don't want to misquote the information Kaye has shared with us.  So if
>anyone has Kaye's posts saved, or has some words of wisdom that I can share
>regardeing alleopathy (sp?)  please let me know.
It's spelled "allelopathy" and is defined in one of my botany books as "the
excretion of chemicals by plants of some species that are toxic to plants
of other species."  If you have internet access, you might browse.  I just
tried and had 547 hits on the list.  Sorry, I don't have Kay's posts on the

Linda in NW Ohio near Toledo/Lake Erie, USDA Zone 5