Secondary Metabolites

  • Dieter Overdieck
Part of the Ecological Research Monographs book series (ECOLOGICAL)


Emissions of volatile organic compounds from the leaf surface back to the atmosphere under elevated [CO2] and temperature are discussed with respect to carbon losses. Furthermore, it is shown that chlorophyll contents only decrease significantly at elevated [CO2] if root growth is restricted by the amount of substrate. Early indications of influences on phenolics are given.


Resource allocation hypothesis Volatile organic compounds Carbonyl Isoprene emission Chlorophyll Phenol 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dieter Overdieck
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  1. 1.Institute of Ecology, Ecology of Woody PlantsTechnical University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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