Parasitism of Striga sp. on Dolichos Lablab Linn

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WHILE studying the possibility of germinating the seed of Striga hermonthica Benth. by means other than the excretions of the roots of gramineous plants it was found that excretions from the roots of many leguminous plants would also cause germination. Among these leguminous plants was Dolichos bean (Dolichos Lablab Linn.).

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ANDREWS, F. Parasitism of Striga sp. on Dolichos Lablab Linn. Nature 157, 515 (1946) doi:10.1038/157515a0

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