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- ‘Recent research indicates autotoxic compounds leach faster through sandy soils than heavy-textured soils.’
- ‘Some scientists are researching ways to genetically modify alfalfa to decrease the autotoxic effects.’
- ‘New seedlings emerging within the autotoxic zone of the old plant still would not likely contribute to yield.’
- ‘The chemical responsible for the autotoxic effects in alfalfa fields has not been conclusively identified.’
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