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The formation and function of plant volatiles: perfumes for pollinator attraction and defense

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Gershenzon,  J.
Department of Biochemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Pichersky, E., & Gershenzon, J. (2002). The formation and function of plant volatiles: perfumes for pollinator attraction and defense. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 5(3), 237-243. Retrieved from <Go to ISI>://000175208000009.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0012-A73C-9
Abstract
Plants synthesize and emit a large variety of volatile organic compounds with terpenoids and fatty-acid derivatives the dominant classes. Whereas some volatiles are probably common to almost all plants, others are specific to only one or a few related t