Deciphering Chemical Language of Plant Communication: Synthesis and Future Research Directions
Volatile chemicals emitted by plants constitute cues and signals that provide extensive information to myriad organisms in the community. Chapters in this book provide detail on the production and emission of volatile compounds, a variety of volatile-mediated interactions involving a multitude of organisms, and recent developments on the detection of volatile compounds by plants. In this chapter a synthesis of key points and recurring themes from the previous chapters is provided, and future research directions are identified.
KeywordsPlant Communication Plant Volatile Floral Scent Volatile Chemical Chemical Background
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