Table 1.

Major Volatile Compounds Identified from Maryland True Pink Snapdragon Flowers

CompoundVolatile Productiona (μg/flower/24 hr)Relative Amount (%)b
Myrcene  7.7 ± 2.1  8.1
trans-β-ocimene26.0 ± 5.927.4
Methyl benzoate56.5 ± 7.359.5
  • Production of volatile compounds is shown for 5-day-old flowers.

  • Minor volatile compounds comprise ̃5% of total volatile production.