Cross-Kingdom Effects of Plant-Plant Signaling via Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted by Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Plants Infested by the Greenhouse Whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum)

@article{Lpez2012CrossKingdomEO,
  title={Cross-Kingdom Effects of Plant-Plant Signaling via Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted by Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Plants Infested by the Greenhouse Whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum)},
  author={Yesenia Itha{\'i} {\'A}ngeles L{\'o}pez and Norma Ang{\'e}lica Mart{\'i}nez-Gallardo and Ricardo Ram{\'i}rez-Romero and M. Guti{\'e}rrez L{\'o}pez and Carla S{\'a}nchez-Hern{\'a}ndez and John Paul D{\'e}lano-Frier},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={1376-1386}
}
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted from plants in response to insect infestation can function as signals for the attraction of predatory/parasitic insects and/or repulsion of herbivores. VOCs also may play a role in intra- and inter-plant communication. In this work, the kinetics and composition of VOC emissions produced by tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants infested with the greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum was determined within a 14 days period. The VOC emission profiles… CONTINUE READING