Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wang D., Browne G., Gao S., Hanson B., Gerik J., Qin R. and Tharayil N. 2009. Spot fumigation: Fumigant gas dispersion and emission characteristics. Environmental Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1021/es9015662PDF

Wang, D.; Rosen C.; Kinkel, L.; Cao, A.; Tharayil, N.; Gerik, J. 2009. Production of methyl sulfide and dimethyl disulfide from soil-incorporated plant materials and their efficacy against soilborne pathogens. Plant & Soil. DOI-10.1007/s11104-009-9943-y.PDF

Tharayil, N. 2009. To survive or to slay: Resource -foraging role of metabolites implicated in allelopathy. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 4:7, 580-583.PDF

Gao, S.; Qin, R.; Hanson, B.; Tharayil, N.; Trout, T.; Wang, D. 2009. Effects of manure and water applications on 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin emission in a field trial. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57: 5428-5434. PDF

Tharayil. N.; Bhowmik, P.C.; Alpert, P; Walker, E.; Xing, B.; Amarasiriwardena. 2009. Dual purpose secondary compounds: Phytotoxins of Centaurea diffusa also facilitates nutrient uptake. New Phytologist. 181: 424-434. PDF

Tharayil, N.; Bhowmik, P. C.; Xing, B. 2008. Phyto-availability of allelochemicals as affected by companion compounds in soil-microbial systems. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56: 3706 - 3713. PDF

Roiloa, S.R.; Alpert, P.; Tharayil, N.; Hanock, G.; Bhowmik, P.C. 2007. Greater Capacity for division of labor in clones of Fragaria chiloensis from patchier habitats. Journal of Ecology 95: 397-405. PDF

Tharayil, N; Bhowmik, P.C. Xing, B. 2006. Preferential sorption of phenolic phytotoxins to soil: implications for the availability of allelochemicals. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54: 3033-3040. PDF

Barney, J.N.; Tharayil, N.; DiTommaso, A.; Bhowmik, P. 2006. The Biology of Invasive Alien Plants in Canada. XX. Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc. [= Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Dcne.] Canadian Journal of Plant Sciences. 86: 887-905. PDF

Bhowmik, P.C.; Tharayil, N. 2006. Characteristics and significance of invasive plant species. In. Biodiversity, Conservation, and Systematics. Prithipalsingh. Scientific Publishers. Jodhpur. India. pp. 183-207

Published Scientific Abstracts:

Tharayil, N. 2008. Presence that belies the persistence: a perspective on soil mediation of allelopathy. Fifth World Congress on Allelopathy, International Allelopathy Society. Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. September 21-25, 2008 (Invited speaker).

Tharayil, N.; Bhowmik, P. C. Alpert, P. The bittersweet paradox: Phytotoxins of Centaurea also facilitate nutrient uptake. Fifth World Congress on Allelopathy, International Allelopathy Society. Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. September 21-25, 2008.

Tharayil, N; Bhowmik, P. C. Alpert, P. 2008. Allelopathy as a corollary effect of nutrient aquisistion. Annual Meeting of Weed Science Society of America, Chicago, IL (Abstract No 185)

Tharayil, N.; Xing, B.; Bhowmik, P. C. 2007. Phyto availability of allelochemicals as affected by companion compounds in soil-microbial systems. Annual Meeting of Weed Science Society of America, San Antonio, Texas, Feb 5-8, 2007 (Abstract No 310)

Sarkar, D; Bhowmik, P.C. Tharayil, N. 2007. Biology of multiflora rose: an invasive species. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. 61:

Tharayil, N.; Xing, B.; Bhowmik, P. C. 2006. Soil preferential sorption in allelopathy – a physical joint action paradigm. Annual Meeting of Weed Science Society of America, New York, February 13-16 (Abstract No. 285).

Tharayil, N.; Bhowmik, P. C. 2006. Physiological joint action of allelochemicals in plant bioassays. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. 60: 72

Sarkar, D; Bhowmik, P.C. Tharayil, N. 2006. Characteristics and distribution of garlic mustard: an invasive species. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. 60: 51

Tharayil, N., Bhowmik, P.C., Xing, B. 2005. Bioavailability of phytotoxins in multisolute systems as influenced by soil competitive sorption properties. American Chemical Society 230: U160-U160 122-AGRO AUG 28

Bhowmik, P., N. Tharayil and D. Sanyal. 2005. Characteristics and significance of mile-a-minute: an invasive species. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. 59: 135

Bhowmik, P., N. Tharayil-Santhakumar and D. Sanyal. 2004. Characteristics and significance of Japanese knotweed: an invasive species. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. 58: 159

Bhowmik, P., S. Ghosh; N. Tharayil-Santhakumar and D.L. Loughner. 2004. Management options for broadleaf weeds in cool-season turf grass. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. 58: 127

Online Publications:

Tharayil-Santhakumar, N. 2004. Mechanism of Herbicide Resistance in Weeds. Herbicide Resistance Action Committee (HRAC) website www.weedscience.com