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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Salsola vermiculata

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Salsola vermiculata

 

This species has also been known as:

Salsola vermiculata var. brevifolia, Salsola vermiculata var. flavescens, Salsola vermiculata subsp. frankenioides, Salsola vermiculata var. frankenioides, Salsola vermiculata var. glabrescens, Salsola vermiculata var. microphylla, Salsola vermiculata var. papillosa, Salsola vermiculata var. portilloi, Salsola vermiculata var. pseudopapillosa, Salsola vermiculata var. pubescens, Salsola vermiculata var. villosa, Salsola vermiculata subsp. villosa

 

Common names:

Shrubby Russian Thistle

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Salsola vermiculata: 130]

 

 

Popularity of Salsola vermiculata over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Salsola vermiculata (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 Salsola vermiculata 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: 901]

 

Chenopodiaceae (11), Methylene Blue (10), Adsorption (9), Canary Islands (7), Salsola (7), Atriplex halimus (5), Habitat selection (5), Halophyte (5), Halophytes (5), Israel (5), Productivity (5), Salinity (5), Spain (5), Species richness (5), Arid (4), Chemical composition (4), Facilitation (4), Grazing gradient (4), Land degradation (4), phenology (4), Runoff (4), Salsola vermiculata (4), seed <ARROW germination (4), shrubs (4), abandoned fields (3), Arid salt steppes (3), Assemblage (3), Badia (3), Biodiversity (3), Birds (3), Brine reuse (3), Chott Zehrez wetland (3), Classical biological control (3), Concentrate management (3), Congo Red (3), Cost-surface modeling (3), Environmental impacts (3), Furrow micro-catchment (3), Gas production (3), GIS (3), grazing value (3), Island biogeography (3), Lysimeters (3), Macauba palm cake (3), Pastoralism (3), Phytoremediation (3), Population (3), Sahara (3), Sedimentary crust (3), Simulation modeling (3), Site catchment analysis (3), Soil salinity (3), Stomatal conductance (3), Transpiration (3), Tunisia (3), vegetation (3), Vegetation cover (3), Water-harvesting efficiency (3), abiotic amelioration (2), Abiotic stress (2), Above- and below-ground connections (2), Acridians (2), Acridiens (2), Activated carbons (2), aeropalynology (2), Agricultural wastes (2), An. sergentii (2), Animal model (2), Anomalous secondary thickening (2), Arbuscular DOWN>mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) (2), Arid and semi-arid rangeland (2), Arid and semi-arid regions (2), arid environments (2), Arid lands (2), Aride (2), Aridity (2), Arid-zone agriculture (2), Atriplex (2), Atriplex nummularia L. (2), Awassi sheep milk (2), Biomass (2), Biomass yield (2), BLUP (2), Breeding biology (2), Browse foliage (2), Bucanetes githagineus (2), Bulk density (2), California (2), Canary Islands stonechat (2), Carcass quality (2), Climate change (2), Climatic influence on wood characters (2), Cold anthrone (2)…..

 

[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]

 

forage (38.29), dye (22.71), fodder (20.19), revegetation (2.88), sweetener (2.67), erosion control (2.44), cereal (1.60), medicinal (1.41), fruit (0.87), grain legume (0.48)…..

 

[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]

 

Arévalo JR, Tejedor M, Jiménez C, Reyes-Betancort JA and Díaz FJ (2016) Plant species composition and richness in abandoned agricultural terraces vs. natural soils on Lanzarote (Canary Islands). Journal of Arid Environments 124, 165-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315300367

Arroyo AI, Pueyo Y, Reine R, Giner ML and Alados CL (2016) Effects of the allelopathic plant Artemisia herba-alba Asso on the soil seed bank of a semi-arid plant community. J Plant Ecol, rtw120. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/rtw120v2

Bienes R, Marques MJ, Sastre B, García-Díaz A and Ruiz-Colmenero M (2016) Eleven years after shrub revegetation in semiarid eroded soils. Influence in soil properties. Geoderma 273, 106-14. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016706116301410

Blanco J and Carrière SM (2016) Sharing local ecological knowledge as a human adaptation strategy to arid environments: Evidence from an ethnobotany survey in Morocco. Journal of Arid Environments 127, 30-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315300859

Lopes A, Rodrigues MJ, Pereira C, Oliveira M, Barreira L, Varela J, Trampetti F and Custódio L (2016) Natural products from extreme marine environments: Searching for potential industrial uses within extremophile plants. Industrial Crops and Products 94, 299-307. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016305532

Louhaichi M, Yigezu YA, Werner J, Dashtseren L, El-Shater T and Ahmed M (2016) Financial incentives: Possible options for sustainable rangeland management? Journal of Environmental Management 180, 493-503. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479716303322

Lucas PM, Herrero J, Fernández-Arberas O, Prada C, García-Serrano A, Saiz H and Alados CL (2016) Modelling the habitat of a wild ungulate in a semi-arid Mediterranean environment in southwestern Europe: Small cliffs are key predictors of the presence of Iberian wild goat. Journal of Arid Environments 129, 56-63. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316300180

Mahyou H, Tychon B, Balaghi R, Louhaichi M and Mimouni J (2016) A Knowledge-Based Approach for Mapping Land Degradation in the Arid Rangelands of North Africa. Land Degradation & Development 27, 1574-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2470

Molina-Montenegro MA, Oses R, Atala C, Torres-Díaz C, Bolados G and León-Lobos P (2016) Nurse effect and soil microorganisms are key to improve the establishment of native plants in a semiarid community. Journal of Arid Environments 126, 54-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631530080X

Montorio Llovería R, Pérez-Cabello F and García-Martín A (2016) Assessing post-fire ground cover in Mediterranean shrublands with field spectrometry and digital photography. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 119, 187-97. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924271616301101

Oliveira M, Sales Junior PA, Rodrigues MJ, DellaGreca M, Barreira L, Murta SMF, Romanha AJ and Custódio L (2016) Unlocking the in vitro anti-Trypanosoma cruzi activity of halophyte plants from the southern Portugal. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 9, 735-41. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1995764516301328

Pueyo Y, Moret-Fernández D, Arroyo AI, de Frutos A, Kéfi S, Saiz H, Charte R, Giner MdlL and Alados CL (2016) Plant nurse effects rely on combined hydrological and ecological components in a semiarid ecosystem. Ecosphere 7, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1514

Santo A, Mattana E, Frigau L, Marzo Pastor A, Picher Morelló MC and Bacchetta G (2016) Effects of NaCl stress on seed germination and seedling development of Brassica insularis Moris (Brassicaceae). Plant Biology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12539

Valenzuela A, Baker K, Carden RF, Evans J, Higham T, Hoelzel AR, Lamb A, Madgwick R, Miller H, Alcover JA, Cau MÁ and Sykes N (2016) Both introduced and extinct: The fallow deer of Roman Mallorca. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 9, 168-77. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352409X16303029

Weinstein-Evron M and Chaim S (2016) Palynological investigations of tenth- to early ninth-century BCE beehives from Tel Rehov, Jordan Valley, northern Israel. Palynology 40, 289-301. http://palynology.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/40/3/289

Ahmaruzzaman M and Reza RA (2015) Decontamination of cationic and anionic dyes in single and binary mode from aqueous phase by mesoporous pulp waste. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy 34, 724-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ep.12055

Arroyo AI, Pueyo Y, Saiz H and Alados CL (2015) Plant–plant interactions as a mechanism structuring plant diversity in a Mediterranean semi-arid ecosystem. Ecology and Evolution 5, 5305-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1770

Bagheri Rad E, Mesdaghi M, Ahmad N and Abdullah M (2015) Nutritional Quality and Quantity of Available Forages Relative to Demand: A Case Study of the Goitered Gazelles of the Golestan National Park, Iran. Rangelands 37, 68-80. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0190052815000139

Djeridane A, Hamdi A, Bensania W, Cheifa K, Lakhdari I and Yousfi M (2015) The in vitro evaluation of antioxidative activity, α-glucosidase and α-amylase enzyme inhibitory of natural phenolic extracts. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews 9, 324-31. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871402113000970

Escudero A, Palacio S, Maestre FT and Luzuriaga AL (2015) Plant life on gypsum: a review of its multiple facets. Biological Reviews 90, 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12092

Henderson J, Evans J, Bellintani P and Bietti-Sestieri A-M (2015) Production, mixing and provenance of Late Bronze Age mixed alkali glasses from northern Italy: an isotopic approach. Journal of Archaeological Science 55, 1-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440314004592

Khandare RV and Govindwar SP (2015) Phytoremediation of textile dyes and effluents: Current scenario and future prospects. Biotechnology Advances 33, 1697-714. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0734975015300367

Soto-Berelov M, Fall PL, Falconer SE and Ridder E (2015) Modeling vegetation dynamics in the Southern Levant through the Bronze Age. Journal of Archaeological Science 53, 94-109. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440314003501

Tarhouni M, Ben Hmida W and Neffati M (2015) Long-Term Changes in Plant Life Forms as a Consequence of Grazing Exclusion under Arid Climatic Conditions. Land Degradation & Development, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2407

Baskin CC and Baskin JM (2014) Chapter 11 - Germination Ecology of Plants with Specialized Life Cycles and/or Habitats. In ‘Seeds (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 869-1004. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124166776000111

Meier JS, Liesegang A, Louhaichi M, Hilali M, Rischkowsky B, Kreuzer M and Marquardt S (2014) Intake pattern and nutrient supply of lactating sheep selecting dried forage from woody plants and straw offered in binary or multiple choice. Animal Feed Science and Technology 188, 1-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377840113003106

Palmero AM, Espelosín J, Laiolo P and Illera JC (2014) Information theory reveals that individual birds do not alter song complexity when varying song length. Animal Behaviour 87, 153-63. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347213004831

Peña-Monné JL, Rubio-Fernández V, Longares-Aladrén LA, Gutiérrez-González FJ, Pérez-Lambán F and Laliena-Corbera C (2014) The Geomorphological Context of Medieval Juslibol Castle in the Middle Reaches of the River Ebro, Spain. Geoarchaeology 29, 448-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/gea.21495

Pérez-Lambán F, Peña-Monné JL, Fanlo-Loras J, Picazo-Millán JV, Badia-Villas D, Rubio-Fernández V, García-Giménez R and Sampietro-Vattuone MM (2014) Paleoenvironmental and geoarchaeological reconstruction from late Holocene slope records (Lower Huerva Valley, Ebro Basin, NE Spain). Quaternary Research 81, 1-14. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033589413001233

Watharkar AD and Jadhav JP (2014) Detoxification and decolorization of a simulated textile dye mixture by phytoremediation using Petunia grandiflora and, Gailardia grandiflora: A plant–plant consortial strategy. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 103, 1-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651314000372

Abdelkrim B, Hafidha B, Okkacha H, Khalladi M and Abdelkrim S (2013) Rehabilitation of the Steppe Lygeum spartum in the Region of Naama (Western Algeria). Energy Procedia 36, 349-57. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610213011260

Belgacem AO, Tarhouni M and Louhaichi M (2013) EFFECT OF PROTECTION ON PLANT COMMUNITY DYNAMICS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN ARID ZONE OF SOUTHERN TUNISIA: A CASE STUDY FROM BOU HEDMA NATIONAL PARK. Land Degradation & Development 24, 57-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.1103

Danin A (2013) Near East Ecosystems, Plant Diversity A2 - Levin, Simon A. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 478-87. (Academic Press: Waltham). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123847195001957

Gammoh IA (2013) An improved wide furrow micro-catchment for large-scale implementation of water-harvesting systems in arid areas. Journal of Arid Environments 88, 50-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312002339

Lu JJ, Tan DY, Baskin JM and Baskin CC (2013) Trade-offs between seed dispersal and dormancy in an amphi-basicarpic cold desert annual. Ann. Bot. 112, 1815-27. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/112/9/1815

Meier JS, Liesegang A, Rischkowsky B, Louhaichi M, Zaklouta M, Kreuzer M and Marquardt S (2013) Influence of experience on intake and feeding behavior of dairy sheep when offered forages from woody plants in a multiple-choice situation. J Anim Sci 91, 4875-86. http://www.journalofanimalscience.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/10/4875

Bouzid N (2012) Seasonal variation in productivity, water relations and ion contents of Atriplex halimus spp. schweinfurthii grown in Chott Zehrez wetland, Algeria. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 11, 43-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658077X1100049X

Cao D, Baskin CC, Baskin JM, Yang F and Huang Z (2012) Comparison of germination and seed bank dynamics of dimorphic seeds of the cold desert halophyte Suaeda corniculata subsp. mongolica. Ann. Bot. 110, 1545-58. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/8/1545

Carrascal LM, Cayuela L, Palomino D and Seoane J (2012) What species-specific traits make a bird a better surrogate of native species richness? A test with insular avifauna. Biological Conservation 152, 204-11. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320712001917

Demarchi CA, Debrassi A and Rodrigues CA (2012) The use of Jatobá bark for removal of cationic dyes. Coloration Technology 128, 208-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-4408.2012.00365.x

Nedjimi B (2012) Seasonal variation in productivity, water relations and ion contents of Atriplex halimus spp. schweinfurthii grown in Chott Zehrez wetland, Algeria. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 11, 43-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658077X1100049X

Palacio S, Johnson D, Escudero A and Montserrat-Martí G (2012) Root colonisation by AM fungi differs between gypsum specialist and non-specialist plants: Links to the gypsophile behaviour. Journal of Arid Environments 76, 128-32. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311002722

Shahriary E, Palmer MW, Tongway DJ, Azarnivand H, Jafari M and Mohseni Saravi M (2012) Plant species composition and soil characteristics around Iranian piospheres. Journal of Arid Environments 82, 106-14. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312000687

Vieira SS, Magriotis ZM, Santos NAV, Cardoso MdG and Saczk AA (2012) Macauba palm (Acrocomia aculeata) cake from biodiesel processing: An efficient and low cost substrate for the adsorption of dyes. Chemical Engineering Journal 183, 152-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S138589471101597X

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Salsola vermiculata: 130; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Meier JS, Liesegang A, Rischkowsky B, Louhaichi M, Zaklouta M, Kreuzer M and Marquardt S (2013) Influence of experience on intake and feeding behavior of dairy sheep when offered forages from woody plants in a multiple-choice situation. J Anim Sci 91, 4875-4886. http://www.journalofanimalscience.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/10/4875

Bouzid N (2012) Seasonal variation in productivity, water relations and ion contents of Atriplex halimus spp. schweinfurthii grown in Chott Zehrez wetland, Algeria. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 11, 43-49. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658077X1100049X

Cao D, Baskin CC, Baskin JM, Yang F and Huang Z (2012) Comparison of germination and seed bank dynamics of dimorphic seeds of the cold desert halophyte Suaeda corniculata subsp. mongolica. Ann. Bot. 110, 1545-1558. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/8/1545

Carrascal LM, Cayuela L, Palomino D and Seoane J (2012) What species-specific traits make a bird a better surrogate of native species richness? A test with insular avifauna. Biological Conservation 152, 204-211. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320712001917

Demarchi CA, Debrassi A and Rodrigues CA (2012) The use of Jatobá bark for removal of cationic dyes. Coloration Technology 128, 208-217. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1478-4408.2012.00365.x

Nedjimi B (2012) Seasonal variation in productivity, water relations and ion contents of Atriplex halimus spp. schweinfurthii grown in Chott Zehrez wetland, Algeria. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 11, 43-49. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1658077X1100049X

Palacio S, Johnson D, Escudero A and Montserrat-Martí G (2012) Root colonisation by AM fungi differs between gypsum specialist and non-specialist plants: Links to the gypsophile behaviour. Journal of Arid Environments 76, 128-132. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311002722

Shahriary E, Palmer MW, Tongway DJ, Azarnivand H, Jafari M and Mohseni Saravi M (2012) Plant species composition and soil characteristics around Iranian piospheres. Journal of Arid Environments 82, 106-114. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312000687

Vieira SS, Magriotis ZM, Santos NAV, Cardoso MdG and Saczk AA (2012) Macauba palm (Acrocomia aculeata) cake from biodiesel processing: An efficient and low cost substrate for the adsorption of dyes. Chemical Engineering Journal 183, 152-161. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S138589471101597X

Belgacem AO, Tarhouni M and Louhaichi M (2011) Effect of protection on plant community dynamics in the Mediterranean arid zone of Southern Tunisia: A case study from Bou Hedma National Park. Land Degradation & Development, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.1103

Benadjemia M, Millière L, Reinert L, Benderdouche N and Duclaux L (2011) Preparation, characterization and Methylene Blue adsorption of phosphoric acid activated carbons from globe artichoke leaves. Fuel Processing Technology 92, 1203-1212. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382011000324

Burke A, Newton R, Boyce D, Kolberg H and Brunner I (2011) Reestablishing a Keystone Species in an Arid Coastal Environment: Saltbush (Salsola nollothensis) in Namibia. Ecological Rest. 29, 25-34. http://er.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/29/1-2/25

Díaz FJ, Tejedor M, Jiménez C and Dahlgren RA (2011) Soil fertility dynamics in runoff-capture agriculture, Canary Islands, Spain. Agriculture, Ecosystems &amp; Environment 144, 253-261. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880911003252

Gammoh IA (2011) Double furrow with raised bed—A new improved mechanized water-harvesting technique for large-scale rehabilitation of arid rain-fed areas. Soil and Tillage Research 113, 61-69. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016719871100016X

Heklau H and von Wehrden H (2011) Wood anatomy reflects the distribution of Krascheninnikovia ceratoides (Chenopodiaceae). Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 206, 300-309. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253010001544

Hilali M, Iñiguez L, Knaus W, Schreiner M, Rischkowsky B, Wurzinger M and Mayer HK (2011) Prospects for using nonconventional feeds in diets for Awassi dairy sheep in Syria. Journal of Dairy Science 94, 3014-3024. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002203021100289X

Hirche A, Salamani M, Abdellaoui A, Benhouhou S and Valderrama J (2011) Landscape changes of desertification in arid areas: the case of south-west Algeria. Environ Monit Assess 179, 403-20.

I.A G (2011) Double furrow with raised bed—A new improved mechanized water-harvesting technique for large-scale rehabilitation of arid rain-fed areas. Soil and Tillage Research 113, 61-69. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016719871100016X

Isaac I.T U (2011) A GIS method for assessing the zone of human-environmental impact around archaeological sites: a test case from the Late Neolithic of Wadi Ziqlâb, Jordan. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 623-632. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440310003705

Junnila A, Müller GC and Schlein Y (2011) Identification of plant tissues from the gut of Phlebotomus papatasi by DNA analysis. Acta Tropica 117, 14-18. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001706X10002305

Larbi A, Khatib-Salkin A, Jammal B and Hassan S (2011) Seed and forage yield, and forage quality determinants of nine legume shrubs in a non-tropical dryland environment. Animal Feed Science and Technology 163, 214-221. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377840110003883

Megías AG, Sánchez-Piñero F and Hódar JA (2011) Trophic interactions in an arid ecosystem: From decomposers to top-predators. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 1333-1341. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311000280

Moret-Fernández D, Pueyo Y, Bueno CG and Alados CL (2011) Hydro-physical responses of gypseous and non-gypseous soils to livestock grazing in a semi-arid region of NE Spain. Agricultural Water Management 98, 1822-1827. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378377411001442

Moussi A, Abba A, Harrat A and Petit D (2011) Desert acridian fauna (Orthoptera, Acridomorpha): Comparison between steppic and oasian habitats in Algeria. Comptes Rendus Biologies 334, 158-167. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069110002908

Müller GC, Revay EE and Schlein Y (2011) Relative attraction of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi to local flowering plants in the Dead Sea region. Journal of Vector Ecology 36, S187-S194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1948-7134.2011.00130.x

O’Flanagan P, MartÍNez TL and Errea Abad MPAZ (2011) RESTORATION OF SHEEP TRANSHUMANCE IN THE EBRO VALLEY, ARAGON, SPAIN*. Geographical Review 101, 556-575. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1931-0846.2011.00117.x

Soliz D, Glenn EP, Seaman R, Yoklic M, Nelson SG and Brown P (2011) Water consumption, irrigation efficiency and nutritional value of Atriplex lentiformis grown on reverse osmosis brine in a desert irrigation district. Agriculture, Ecosystems &amp; Environment 140, 473-483. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880911000296

Ullah IIT (2011) A GIS method for assessing the zone of human-environmental impact around archaeological sites: a test case from the Late Neolithic of Wadi Ziqlâb, Jordan. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 623-632. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440310003705

Abdallah F and Chaieb M (2010) Interactions of Acacia raddiana with herbaceous vegetation change with intensity of abiotic stress. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 205, 738-744. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253010000575

Alhamad MN, Oswald BP, Bataineh MM, Alrababah MA and Al-Gharaibeh MM (2010) Relationships between herbaceous diversity and biomass in two habitats in arid Mediterranean rangeland. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 277-283. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309002596

Ali A, Yazar A, Abdul Aal A, Oweis T and Hayek P (2010) Micro-catchment water harvesting potential of an arid environment. Agricultural Water Management 98, 96-104. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378377410002623

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