Belowground volatiles facilitate interactions between plant roots and soil organisms

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Many interactions between organisms are based on the emission and perception of volatiles. The principle of using volatile metabolites as communication signals for chemo-attractant or repellent for species-specific interactions or mediators for cell-to-cell recognition does not stop at an apparently unsuitable or inappropriate environment. These… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00425-009-1076-2

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