The chemical composition of the monoterpene fraction in wounded wood of Picea abies and its significance for the resistance against wound infecting fungi

Authors


Dr. Hans J. Schuck, Lehrstuhl fur Forstbotanik, Universitat München, Amalien-str. 52, D-8000 München 40

Abstract

The wood of Picea abies reacts to injuries with an alteration of the terpene fraction in the resin. This fact may play a role in the host-parasite interaction. The significance for resistance against wound infecting fungi is discussed.

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