benzylacetone

benzylacetone

[¦ben·zəl′as·ə‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5(CH2)2COCH3 A liquid with a melting point of 233-234°C; used as an attractant to trap melon flies.
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It was predicted to be involved in leaf ABA accumulation during water stress, benzylacetone emission from flowers, and the timing of bolting and flower transitions [17].
Bonaventure, "Nicotiana attenuata NaHD20 plays a role in leaf ABA accumulation during water stress, benzylacetone emission from flowers, and the timing of bolting and flower transitions," Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.
Patterns and consequences of benzylacetone floral emissions from Nicotiana attenuata plants.