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Flower Volatiles, Crop Varieties and Bee Responses
Volatile compounds emitted by crop flowers mediate plant-pollinator interactions, but differences between crop varieties are still little explored. Since quality and quantity of marketable fruits depend on optimal pollination, a better understanding of the role of flower volatiles in crop production is required and should be considered more closely in crop-variety breeding.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0072724
 
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