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Nematology , 2006, Vol. 8(6), 869-879 Volatile compounds in pine stands suffering from pine wilt disease: qualitative and quantitative evaluation Yuko T AKEUCHI 1 , ∗ , Natsumi K ANZAKI 2 , ∗∗ and Kazuyoshi F UTAI 1 1 Laboratory of Environmental Mycoscience, Graduate School of

In: Nematology

may be useful for the nematicide-producing industry. The role of volatile compounds from processed oilseed residues, such as castor bean cake, has been investigated for controlling plant-parasitic nematodes (Lopes et al ., 2009; Dinardo-Miranda & Fracasso, 2010; Santos et al ., 2013). Four

In: Nematology
Authors: Radi Aly and Uzi Ravid

REFERENCES A.O.A.C. 1965. Olive oil acidity. In: Methods of analysis of the Association of Official Agriculture Chemists. 9th ed. In: Horwitz, W., ed. Washington, DC, p. 431. Angerosa, F. 2002. Influence of volatile compounds on virgin olive oil quality evaluated by analytical

In: Israel Journal of Plant Sciences

, A. 1993. Volatile constituents of roses. In: Teranishi, R., Buttery, R.G., Sugisawa, H., eds. Bioactive volatile compounds from plants. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, pp. 269-281. Gudin, S. 2000. Rose: genetics and breeding. Plant Breed. 17: 159-189. Lavid, N., Wang, J

In: Israel Journal of Plant Sciences

, 2008 ), when they were exposed to female secretions. Lizards had shorter latency to the first tongue flick in presence of secretions than with the control. This suggests that secretions have volatile compounds, probably perceived by the olfactory system, which trigger tongue flicking. This response

In: Amphibia-Reptilia

hexadecyl acetate is the dominating one. The analyses have been carried out by combined gas chromatography and mass spectrometry and by capillary gas chromatography. In both techniques we have been using a precolumn for isolating the volatile compounds. Introduction Formicine ants have a number of exocrine

In: Insect Systematics & Evolution

ethnically diverse adolescents (14-15 years of age) living in the close proximity of a non-ferro industrial area. We conduct a socio- stratification of human biomonitoring results by associating the internal body concentration of three types of chemical pollution (heavy metals, POPs and volatile compounds

In: Looking Within: Finding an Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship Lens

were 250 and 300°C, respectively. The volatile compounds were identified, with similarity index (SI) > 90, from the database search through comparison of the mass spectrum of the substance with GC/MS system data banks (NIST and LIB library). Nematicidal activities of commercial products of VOC

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The anatomical structure of the secretory hairs of eight species of Labiatae was studied and the main components of their secretory substances identified. Peltate and capitate hairs were found in all species, the latter consisting of three types, differing in structure and mode of secretion. The capitate hairs precede the peltate hairs in their development and secretory activity. In the capitate hairs the secreted material is extruded to the outside, while in the peltate hairs it remains in a subcuticular space. The eight species were divided into groups according to the structure of the volatile compounds they secrete.

In: Israel Journal of Plant Sciences

Analytical and structural studies were performed on 45 species of higher plants containing specialized secretory structures and/or producing essential oils or resins. Significant amounts of volatile compounds, mainly monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes, were recovered from these species. The specialized structures included glandular hairs, resin ducts, secretory cavities and idioblasts. During the ultrastructural investigation, special attention was paid to the plastidome. A number of secretory cells contain true leucoplasts, devoid of thylakoids and ribosomes. The comparison between analytical and structural data showed a very close correlation between the presence of leucoplasts in secretory cells and the significant quantities of monoterpenes (hydrocarbons or oxygenated compounds) in the volatile extract. Moreover, a morphometric estimation of leucoplast development in the cells suggested a quantitative relationship between the expansion of this plastidome and the ratio of monoterpenes in the oil. These data support the concept that leucoplasts are involved in monoterpene biosynthesis. On the other hand, no relationship exists between the occurrence of leucoplasts in the secretory cells and the presence of sesquiterpenes, phenylpropanoid or aliphatic compounds in the essential oil.

In: Israel Journal of Plant Sciences