Factors affecting secondary metabolite production in plants: volatile components and essential oils

Figueiredo CA, Barroso JG, Pedro LG, Johannes J. C. Scheffer Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 2008 ABSTRACT: The presence, yield and composition of secondary metabolites in plants, viz. the volatile components and those occurring in essential oils, can be affected in a number of ways, from their formation in the plant to their final isolation. Several of the… Read more »