Australian New Crops Info 2016
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Paspalum wettsteinii

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Paspalum virgatum

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

No common names have been found

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Paspalum wettsteinii: 17]

 

Paspalum wettsteinii.jpg

 

Popularity of Paspalum wettsteinii over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Paspalum wettsteinii (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Paspalum wettsteinii as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 98]

 

Paspalum (3), paspalum wettsteinii (3), agro ecological services (2), Australia (2), cover plants (2), crop production (2), crop yield (2), degradation threshold (2), ecological restoration (2), forage (2), innovative practices (2), landscape disturbance (2), multi criteria selection grid (2), natural recovery (2), Pennisetum clandestinum (2), seasonal variation (2), soil temperature (2), species richness (2), adaptation (1), agronomic traits (1), air temperature (1), allelopathy (1), Arachis (1), Arachis pintoi (1), arachis repens (1), Axonopus fissifolius (1), botany (1), Chloris gayana (1), cover crops (1), crop management (1), cultivars (1), cutting frequency (1), defoliation (1), diurnal variation (1), erect growth habit (1), fodder plants (1), Forensic botany (1), genetic variation (1), Grasses (1), grazing (1), growth (1), habit (1), Hevea brasiliensis (1), Indels (1), inhibition (1), leaves (1), light intensity (1), light penetration (1), livestock production (1), Malaysia (1), Mitochondrial genome (1), Molecular identification system (1), net assimilation rate (1), Panicum laxum (1), Panicum maximum (1), paspalum malacophyllum (1), Paspalum notatum (1), PCR assay (1), persistence (1), photosynthesis (1), plant extracts (1), Plant Science and Plant Products (1), plants (1), prostrate growth habit (1), regrowth (1), relative humidity (1), seed germination (1), Setaria sphacelata (1), Setaria sphacelata var. sericea (1), shade (1), shade plants (1), sheep (1), Sporobolus indicus (1), Stenotaphrum secundatum (1), Stylosanthes guianensis (1), Stylosanthes scabra (1), Urochloa decumbens (1), Urochloa humidicola (1)

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

erosion control (71.78), green manure (16.73), weed (5.96), pesticide (1.11), genetics (0.94), boundary (0.74), medicinal (0.42), fruit (0.31), ornamental (0.20), starch (0.14).....

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Wang C, Yang Y and Zhang Y (2016) Cost-Effective Targeting Soil and Water Conservation: A Case Study of Changting County in Southeast China. Land Degradation & Development 27, 387-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2397

Sornprasert R and Aroonsrimorakot S (2014) Utilization of Vetiveria Zizaniodes (L.) Nash Leaves in Ganoderma Lucidum Cultivated. APCBEE Procedia 8, 47-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212670814000797

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Paspalum wettsteinii: 17; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Gao Y, Zhong B, Yue H, Wu B, Cao S (2011) A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China. Journal of Applied Ecology 48, 1145-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02011.x

Jannoyer ML, Le Bellec F, Lavigne C, Achard R, Malézieux E (2011) Choosing cover crops to enhance ecological services in orchards: A multiple criteria and systemic approach applied to tropical areas. Procedia Environmental Sciences 9, 104-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878029611007791

Hodson MJ, White PJ, Mead A, Broadley MR (2005) Phylogenetic Variation in the Silicon Composition of Plants. Ann. Bot. 96, 1027-46. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/96/6/1027

Ward J, Peakall R, Gilmore SR, Robertson J (2005) A molecular identification system for grasses: a novel technology for forensic botany. Forensic Science International 152, 121-31. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0379073804004402

Anonymous (2004) BOOK REVIEWS. Ecological Management & Restoration 5, 81-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2004.00180f.x

Anonymous (2004) OTHER COMMUNITIES. Ecological Management & Restoration 5, 70-1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2004.00180b.x

Anonymous (2004) CULTURAL & SOCIO-ECONOMIC ISSUES/SOLUTIONS. Ecological Management & Restoration 5, 80-1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2004.00180e.x

Anonymous (2004) GRASSLAND/GRASSY UNDERSTOREY. Ecological Management & Restoration 5, 68-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2004.00180a.x

Anonymous (2004) POLICY & LEGISLATION. Ecological Management & Restoration 5, 78-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2004.00180d.x

Macleay R (2004) Regeneration response after removal of Lantana camara L. from mixed forest in the lower Bellinger valley, northern New South Wales. Ecological Management & Restoration 5, 70-1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-8903.2004.180-2.x

Giussani LM, Cota-Sanchez JH, Zuloaga FO, Kellogg EA (2001) A molecular phylogeny of the grass subfamily Panicoideae (Poaceae) shows multiple origins of C4 photosynthesis. Am. J. Botany 88, 1993-2012. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/88/11/1993

Andrews TS, Jones CE, Whalley RDB (1997) Factors affecting the germination of Giant Parramatta grass. Australian journal of experimental agriculture., 4.

Ng KF, Stur WW, Shelton HM (1997) New forage species for integration of sheep in rubber plantations. Journal of agricultural science. 128, 347-55.

Wong CC, Stur WW (1996) Persistence of tropical forage grasses in shaded environments. Journal of agricultural science. 126, 151-9.

Ayres JF (1991) Sources of error with in vitro digestibility assay of pasture feeds. Grass and Forage Science 46, 89-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2494.1991.tb02210.x

Kemp DR (1975) The growth of three tropical pasture grasses on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. Australian journal of experimental agriculture and animal husbandry 15, 76.

Atkinson WT (1970) New Paspalum seed available. Mar/Apr 15, 2.

Gao Y, Zhong B, Yue H, Wu B, Cao S A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China. Journal of Applied Ecology 48, 1145-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02011.x

Jannoyer ML, Le Bellec F, Lavigne C, Achard Rl, MalÉzieux E Choosing cover crops to enhance ecological services in orchards: A multiple criteria and systemic approach applied to tropical areas. Procedia Environmental Sciences 9, 104-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878029611007791

 


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