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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Patterns and consequences of benzylacetone floral emissions from Nicotiana attenuata plants.