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Biogenic volatile organic compounds in the Earth system

Laothawornkitkul, Jullada and Taylor, Jane E. and Paul, Nigel D. and Hewitt, C. N. (2009) Biogenic volatile organic compounds in the Earth system. New Phytologist, 183 (1). pp. 27-51. ISSN 1469-8137

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Abstract

Biogenic volatile organic compounds produced by plants are involved in plant growth, development, reproduction and defence. They also function as communication media within plant communities, between plants and between plants and insects. Because of the high chemical reactivity of many of these compounds, coupled with their large mass emission rates from vegetation into the atmosphere, they have significant effects on the chemical composition and physical characteristics of the atmosphere. Hence, biogenic volatile organic compounds mediate the relationship between the biosphere and the atmosphere. Alteration of this relationship by anthropogenically driven changes to the environment, including global climate change, may perturb these interactions and may lead to adverse and hard-to-predict consequences for the Earth system.New Phytologist (2009) 183: 27-51doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02859.x.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: New Phytologist
Uncontrolled Keywords: atmospheric chemistry ; biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) ; climate change ; global warming ; plant defence ; plant volatiles ; tritrophic interaction ; INDUCED PLANT VOLATILES ; ISOPRENE EMISSION RATE ; LIMA-BEAN LEAVES ; CATERPILLARS MALACOSOMA-DISSTRIA ; MONOTERPENE SYNTHASE ACTIVITIES ; HERBIVORE-INDUCED VOLATILES ; REACTION-MASS-SPECTROMETRY ; TRICHOCARPA X DELTOIDES ; ELEVATED CARBON-DIOXIDE ; ALLENE OXIDE SYNTHASE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 26574
Deposited By: Prof CN Hewitt
Deposited On: 05 Jun 2009 15:06
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2014 14:07
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/26574

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