Table 2 Occurrence of VOCs in plants.

From: First Characterisation of Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted by Banana Plants

CompoundsOccurrence in plant
Musa sp. FloweraFruit of M.acuminata cv. NanicãobCavendishPacific PlantainZingiberales excluding Musa sp.cOtherc
α-pinene×
β-pinene×××
Myrcene×
Limonene×
(E)-hex-2-enal××××
(Z) β ocimene××
(E) β ocimene××
4,8-dimethyl-1,3,7-nonatriene×××
6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one××
Alloocimene×××
Linalool×××
6-methyl-3,5-heptadien-2-one××
(E)-β-farnesene××××
(Z,E)-α-farnesene××××
(E,E)-α-farnesene××
Methyl salicylate××
β-ionone×××
  1. aBestmann et al.11; bFacundo et al.10; cPherobase.com14.