Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Prenanthes alba

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Prenanthes alba

 

This species has also been known as:

Prenanthes alba var. alba, Prenanthes alba subsp. alba

 

Common names:

White Rattlesnakeroot, White Rattlesnake Root

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Prenanthes alba: 20]

 

Prenanthes alba.jpg

 

Popularity of Prenanthes alba over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Prenanthes alba (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 Prenanthes alba 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: 102]

 

invasive species (3), Canopy cover gradient (2), Charcoal (2), Deciduous forest (2), Deroceras reticulatum (2), exotic plants (2), Forest fragmentation (2), Forest herb (2), forest restoration (2), Functional groups (2), garlic mustard (2), herbivory (2), Iron furnace (2), Repeated burning (2), slugs (2), Spatial structure (2), Species richness (2), Succession (2), Temporal change (2), Topographic gradient (2), Winter logging (2), woodland understory (2), Adirondack Park (1), Agricultural landscapes (1), Beech-maple (1), Biodiversity (1), Biodiversity conservation (1), Biological connectivity (1), CART (1), Chequamegon National Forest (1), Classification and regression trees (1), Connectivity (1), Conservation outside reserve (1), deciduous hardwood forests (1), Depth-of-edge influence (1), Diversity (1), Ecosystem classification (1), ECS (1), Edge effects (1), Even-age management (1), Evenness (1), Fatty acids (1), Forest recovery (1), Forest understory (1), Fourth-corner statistic (1), Fragmentation (1), Ground flora (1), Herbaceous plant diversity (1), Indiana (1), Leaf (1), Life-history traits (1), Linear habitat (1), Linear habitats (1), Lipids (1), Logging roads (1), Management practices (1), Metabolism (1), New York Forest Preserve (1), Northern hardwood forest (1), Northern hardwoods (1), Oak-hickory (1), perennial herbaceous species (1), Photosynthesis (1), Plant conservation (1), Plant dispersal (1), Plant diversity (1), Plant species (1), PLANTS National Database (http://www.plants.usda.gov) (1), Reference condition (1), reintroduction (1), Richness (1), Sensitive plant species (1), Summer logging (1), Till plain (1), Timber harvesting (1), transplantation (1), Triacylglycerols (1), Uneven-age management (1), woodland restoration (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]

 

boundary (49.03), shade (23.17), timber (13.14), fruit (2.00), poison (1.99), weed (0.86), cereal (0.64), grain legume (0.63), medicinal (0.56), hemiparasite (0.53).....

 

[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]

 

Johnson SE, Mudrak EL and Waller DM (2014) Local increases in diversity accompany community homogenization in floodplain forest understories. Journal of Vegetation Science 25, 885-896. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12147

Larkin DJ, Steffen JF, Gentile RM and Zirbel CR (2014) Ecosystem Changes Following Restoration of a Buckthorn-Invaded Woodland. Restoration Ecology 22, 89-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.12016

Hougen KE and Matlack GR (2012) Long-term effects in vegetation and soils at two 19th century iron furnace sites in southeastern Ohio, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 269, 279-292. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712000047

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Prenanthes alba: 20; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Hougen KE, Matlack GR (2012) Long-term effects in vegetation and soils at two 19th century iron furnace sites in southeastern Ohio, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 269, 279-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712000047

Bowles M, Apfelbaum S, Haney A, Lehnhardt S, Post T (2011) Canopy cover and groundlayer vegetation dynamics in a fire managed eastern sand savanna. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 1972-82. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711005287

Hahn PG, Draney ML, Dornbush ME (2011) Exotic Slugs Pose a Previously Unrecognized Threat to the Herbaceous Layer in a Midwestern Woodland. Restoration Ecology 19, 786-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00710.x

Lin W, Oliver DJ (2008) Role of triacylglycerols in leaves. Plant Science 175, 233-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168945208000940

Roy V, de Blois S (2008) Evaluating hedgerow corridors for the conservation of native forest herb diversity. Biological Conservation 141, 298-307. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320707004090

Wolf AT, Parker L, Fewless G, Corio K, Sundance J, Howe R, Gentry H (2008) Impacts of summer versus winter logging on understory vegetation in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Forest Ecology and Management 254, 35-45. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112707005531

Woodcock T, Evans C, Laxson C, Tucker R, Allen J, Mihuc J, Allen E, Mihuc T (2008) Land use designation and vegetation community structure in the Adirondack uplands (New York, USA). Applied Vegetation Science 11, 509-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.3170/2008-7-18563

Kern CC, Palik BJ, Strong TF (2006) Ground-layer plant community responses to even-age and uneven-age silvicultural treatments in Wisconsin northern hardwood forests. Forest Ecology and Management 230, 162-70. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112706002799

Lersten NR, Czlapinski AR, Curtis JD, Freckmann R, Horner HT (2006) Oil bodies in leaf mesophyll cells of angiosperms: overview and a selected survey. Am. J. Botany 93, 1731-9. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/12/1731

Mottl LM, Mabry CM, Farrar DR (2006) Seven-Year Survival of Perennial Herbaceous Transplants in Temperate Woodland Restoration. Restoration Ecology 14, 330-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2006.00141.x

Roy V, Blois Sd (2006) Using functional traits to assess the role of hedgerow corridors as environmental filters for forest herbs. Biological Conservation 130, 592-603. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320706000486

Dolan BJ, Parker GR (2005) Ecosystem classification in a flat, highly fragmented region of Indiana, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 219, 109-31. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112705005219

Bader BJ (2001) WOODLANDS

Developing A Species List for Oak Savanna/Oak Woodland Restoration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum. Ecological Rest. 19, 172-a-6. http://er.uwpress.org http://er.uwpress.org

Euskirchen ES, Chen J, Bi R (2001) Effects of edges on plant communities in a managed landscape in northern Wisconsin. Forest Ecology and Management 148, 93-108. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112700005272

Packard S (1993) Restoring Oak Ecosystems: The Savannas and Woodlands of the Midwest Are Providing an Arena for an Emerging Debate About the Nature of These Ecosystems—and of Nature Itself. Ecological Rest. 11, 5-16. http://er.uwpress.org

Bronny C (1989) Chronicles of Restoration: One-Two Punch: Grazing History and the Recovery Potential of Oak Savannas. Ecological Rest. 7, 73-6. http://er.uwpress.org

Bierzychudek P (1982) LIFE HISTORIES AND DEMOGRAPHY OF SHADE-TOLERANT TEMPERATE FOREST HERBS: A REVIEW. New Phytologist 90, 757-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1982.tb03285.x

Melvin S (1982) Medicinal and other uses of the Compositae by Indians in the United States and Canada. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 5, 303-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874182900162

Smapiro S (1947) Warm Safranine for Plant Tissues. Science 105, 50-. http://www.sciencemag.org

Swift HF (1947) Sharp Interfacial Precipitin Reactions in Capillary Pipettes. Science 105, 49-a-50. http://www.sciencemag.org

Bowles M, Apfelbaum S, Haney A, Lehnhardt S, Post T Canopy cover and groundlayer vegetation dynamics in a fire managed eastern sand savanna. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 1972-82. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711005287

Hahn PG, Draney ML, Dornbush ME Exotic Slugs Pose a Previously Unrecognized Threat to the Herbaceous Layer in a Midwestern Woodland. Restoration Ecology 19, 786-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00710.x

Hougen KE, Matlack GR Long-term effects in vegetation and soils at two 19th century iron furnace sites in southeastern Ohio, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 269, 279-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712000047

 


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