Airborne Signals: Volatile-Mediated Communication between Plants, Fungi, and Microorganisms

Samantha Lee, Guohua Yin, Joan W. Bennett

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The study of biogenic volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and their physiological effects has intensi›ed in recent decades. Although volatiles are a small portion of the total metabolites produced by organisms, their unique properties enable them to mediate important biological functions, especially in aerial and terrestrial environments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Fungal Community
Subtitle of host publicationIts Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781498706674
ISBN (Print)9781498706650
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)


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