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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Schismus barbatus

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Schismus barbatus

 

This species has also been known as:

Schismus barbatus subsp. arabicus, Schismus barbatus subsp. calycinus, Schismus barbatus f. coloratus, Schismus barbatus var. minutus, Schismus barbatus subsp. perennis, Schismus barbatus var. perennis

 

Common names:

Common Mediterranean Grass

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Schismus barbatus: 106]

 

 

Popularity of Schismus barbatus over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Schismus barbatus (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 Schismus barbatus 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: 678]

 

Desert (10), Grazing (7), California (6), Competition (6), Mojave Desert (6), vegetation (6), Desert annuals (5), Disturbance (5), Facilitation (5), Schismus barbatus (5), Summer desert (5), climate change (4), conservation (4), Diversity (4), Rainfall (4), Restoration (4), riparian (4), Saudi Arabia (4), Seed bank (4), soil (4), Vegetation analysis (4), weeds (4), Alien plant establishment (3), Arid (3), <ARROW Arizona (3), Biodiversity (3), Danthonioideae (3), Desertification (3), Ecosystem engineering (3), Egypt (3), Exclosure experiment (3), Fire (3), Grasses (3), Harvester ants (3), Herbivory control (3), Invasive (3), invasive species (3), land use (3), nitrogen deposition (3), Plant cover (3), Plant reproduction (3), Poaceae (3), rodents (3), Schismus (3), Soil enrichment (3), species diversity (3), succession (3), Winter annual (3), xerophytes (3), Abiotic stress (2), Active avoidance (2), Air pollution effects (2), Alien plant (2), Alkalinity (2), Ambrosia dumosa (2), Argentina (2), arid lands (2), Aridland ecosystem (2), Atriplex nummularia (2), Biological invasions (2), Bootstrap support (2), Bromus rubens (2), C3 (2), C4 (2), California ecosystems (2), CCA (2), Chaparral (2), Chloroplast (2), Chorotypes (2), Chronosequence (2), Climate (2), Coachella Valley (2), Coastal sage scrub (2), Colorado Plateau (2), cpDNA (2), Critical loads (2), Decomposition (2), density (2), Desert ecology (2), Desert geDOWN>omorphology (2), Desert rocks (2), Discriminant analysis (2), Disturbances (2), Dust deposition (2), Edaphic factors (2), ENSO (2), Eolian processes (2), Epiphytic lichens (2), Eutrophication (2), Extirpation (2), Floristic composition (2), Forest (2), Fry Mountains (2), Generic delimitation (2), Geomorphology (2), Germinable seed bank (2), germination (2), Grassland (2), habitat conservation plan (2), habitat model (2), Hail region (2), Herbaceous species (2), Heterogeneity (2), interspecific competition (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]

 

ornamental (22.66), weed (18.64), fodder (10.90), forage (5.97), wastewater treatment (4.27), insectivorous (4.07), timber (3.81), poison (3.12), medicinal (2.69), fruit (2.40)…..

 

[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]

 

Ayeb N, Addis M, Fiori M, Khorchani S, Atigui M and Khorchani T (2016) Quality and fatty acid profile of the milk of indigenous goats subjected to different local diets in Tunisian arid lands. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 100, 101-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpn.12344

Distel RA (2016) Grazing ecology and the conservation of the Caldenal rangelands, Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 134, 49-55. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196316301203

Gioria M, Pysek P and Osborne BA (2016) Timing is everything: does early and late germination favor invasions by herbaceous alien plants? J Plant Ecol, rtw105. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/rtw105v2

Gremer JR, Kimball S and Venable DL (2016) Within-and among-year germination in Sonoran Desert winter annuals: bet hedging and predictive germination in a variable environment. Ecology Letters 19, 1209-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12655

Huang Z, Liu S, Bradford KJ, Huxman TE and Venable DL (2016) The contribution of germination functional traits to population dynamics of a desert plant community. Ecology 97, 250-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15-0744.1

Lucas SD, Wheeler JA, Atallah YC, Walker SE, Jones CE and Burk JH (2016) Long-term impacts of dam construction on plant succession and survival of an endangered species. Ecosphere 7, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1235

Mahdavi P and Bergmeier E (2016) Plant functional traits and diversity in sand dune ecosystems across different biogeographic regions. Acta Oecologica 74, 37-45. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X16300856

Rolhauser AG and Pucheta E (2016) Annual plant functional traits explain shrub facilitation in a desert community. Journal of Vegetation Science 27, 60-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12335

Ahmed AM, Eisa SS, El-Shamey I, Mohamed AA and Hussin S (2015) A study on the Flora of El-Qantara Sharq in North Sinai, Egypt. Annals of Agricultural Sciences 60, 169-82. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0570178315000160

Ahmed DA, Fawzy M, Saeed NM and Awad MA (2015) Effect of the recent land use on the plant diversity and community structure of Omayed Biosphere Reserve, Egypt. Global Ecology and Conservation 4, 26-37. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2351989415000530

Berry KH, Mack JS, Weigand JF, Gowan TA and LaBerteaux D (2015) Bidirectional recovery patterns of Mojave Desert vegetation in an aqueduct pipeline corridor after 36 years: II. Annual plants. Journal of Arid Environments 122, 141-53. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315300070

Florentine S, Milberg P, Di Stefano J, Westbrooke M and Graz P (2015) Decade-long response of arid-land mallee vegetation to fire, flooding and grazing in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Arid Environments 121, 7-14. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315001160

Leder CV, Peter G and Funk FA (2015) Seed rain alteration related to fire and grazing history in a semiarid shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments 121, 32-9. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315001226

Minaya M, Díaz-Pérez A, Mason-Gamer R, Pimentel M and Catalán P (2015) Evolution of the beta-amylase gene in the temperate grasses: Non-purifying selection, recombination, semiparalogy, homeology and phylogenetic signal. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 91, 68-85. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790315001578

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

Domic AI, Camilo GR and Capriles JM (2014) Small-scale Farming and Grazing Reduce Regeneration of Polylepis tomentella (Rosaceae) in the Semiarid Andes of Bolivia. Biotropica 46, 106-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/btp.12075

El-Ghani MA, Salama F, Salem B, El-Hadidy A and Abdel-Aleem M (2014) Biogeographical relations of a hyperarid desert flora in eastern Egypt. African Journal of Ecology 52, 173-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aje.12102

Gomaa NH (2014) Microhabitat variations and seed bank-vegetation relationships in a desert wadi ecosystem. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 209, 725-32. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253014001145

Gremer JR and Venable DL (2014) Bet hedging in desert winter annual plants: optimal germination strategies in a variable environment. Ecology Letters 17, 380-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.12241

McKinney J and Cleland EE (2014) Root Inputs Influence Soil Water Holding Capacity and Differentially Influence the Growth of Native versus Exotic Annual Species in an Arid Ecosystem. Restoration Ecology 22, 766-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rec.12139

Reynolds LV, Shafroth PB and House PK (2014) ABANDONED FLOODPLAIN PLANT COMMUNITIES ALONG A REGULATED DRYLAND RIVER. River Research and Applications 30, 1084-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rra.2708

Smith SD, Charlet TN, Zitzer SF, Abella SR, Vanier CH and Huxman TE (2014) Long-term response of a Mojave Desert winter annual plant community to a whole-ecosystem atmospheric CO2 manipulation (FACE). Global Change Biology 20, 879-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12411

Ulrich W, Soliveres S, Maestre FT, Gotelli NJ, Quero JL, Delgado-Baquerizo M, Bowker MA, Eldridge DJ, Ochoa V, Gozalo B, Valencia E, Berdugo M, Escolar C, García-Gómez M, Escudero A, Prina A, Alfonso G, Arredondo T, Bran D, Cabrera O, Cea AP, Chaieb M, Contreras J, Derak M, Espinosa CI, Florentino A, Gaitán J, Muro VG, Ghiloufi W, Gómez-González S, Gutiérrez JR, Hernández RM, Huber-Sannwald E, Jankju M, Mau RL, Hughes FM, Miriti M, Monerris J, Muchane M, Naseri K, Pucheta E, Ramírez-Collantes DA, Raveh E, Romão RL, Torres-Díaz C, Val J, Veiga JP, Wang D, Yuan X and Zaady E (2014) Climate and soil attributes determine plant species turnover in global drylands. Journal of Biogeography 41, 2307-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12377

Cordova CE (2013) C3 Poaceae and Restionaceae phytoliths as potential proxies for reconstructing winter rainfall in South Africa. Quaternary International 287, 121-40. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618212002807

Ihaddaden A, Velázquez E, Rey-Benayas JM and Kadi-Hanifi H (2013) Climate and vegetation structure determine plant diversity in Quercus ilex woodlands along an aridity and human-use gradient in Northern Algeria. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 208, 268-84. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S036725301300039X

Jurand BS and Abella SR (2013) Soil Seed Banks of the Exotic Annual Grass Bromus rubens on a Burned Desert Landscape. Rangeland Ecology & Management 66, 157-63. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550742413500285

KrÖPfl AI, Cecchi GA, Villasuso NM and Distel RA (2013) DEGRADATION AND RECOVERY PROCESSES IN SEMI-ARID PATCHY RANGELANDS OF NORTHERN PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA. Land Degradation & Development 24, 393-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.1145

Peter Linder H, Antonelli A, Humphreys AM, Pirie MD and Wüest RO (2013) What determines biogeographical ranges? Historical wanderings and ecological constraints in the danthonioid grasses. Journal of Biogeography 40, 821-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12070

Rolhauser AG, D’Antoni MJ, Gatica MG and Pucheta E (2013) Species-specific influences of shrubs on the non-dormant soil seed bank of native and exotic plant species in central-northern Monte Desert. Austral Ecology 38, 87-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02378.x

Abdallah F and Chaieb M (2012) The influence of trees on nutrients, water, light availability and understorey vegetation in an arid environment. Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01201.x

Abdallah F, Noumi Z, Ouled-Belgacem A, Michalet R, Touzard B and Chaieb M (2012) The influence of Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) ssp. raddiana (Savi) Brenan presence, grazing, and water availability along the growing season, on the understory herbaceous vegetation in southern Tunisia. Journal of Arid Environments 76, 105-14. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311001856

Abella SR, Craig DJ, Smith SD and Newton AC (2012) Identifying Native Vegetation for Reducing Exotic Species during the Restoration of Desert Ecosystems. Restoration Ecology 20, 781-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00848.x

Brown G, Scherber C, Ramos Jr P and Ebrahim EK (2012) The effects of harvester ant (Messor ebeninus Forel) nests on vegetation and soil properties in a desert dwarf shrub community in north-eastern Arabia. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 503-11. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253012000849

DeFalco LA, Esque TC, Nicklas MB and Kane JM (2012) Supplementing Seed Banks to Rehabilitate Disturbed Mojave Desert Shrublands: Where Do All the Seeds Go? Restoration Ecology 20, 85-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00739.x

El-Sheikh MA, Abbadi GA and Alatar AA (2012) Phytosociological behaviour and mineral allocation in Panicum turgidum Forssk. along the coast of the Arabian Gulf, Kuwait. Feddes Repertorium 123, 177-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.201200028

Gad MRM, El-Hadidy MEA and El-Nabarawy AAA (2012) Comparative study on the adaptation of some natural plants grown under macronutrients limitation at North Sinai sand dunes (Egypt). Annals of Agricultural Sciences 57, 81-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0570178312000061

Gomaa NH (2012) Soil seed bank in different habitats of the Eastern Desert of Egypt. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 19, 211-20. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319562X12000034

Gomaa NH (2012) Composition and diversity of weed communities in Al-Jouf province, northern Saudi Arabia. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 19, 369-76. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319562X12000368

Masrahi YS, Al-Turki TA and Sayed OH (2012) Geographical distribution and chorology of grasses in the Arabian Peninsula. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 250-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253012000199

Pucheta E, García-Muro VJ, Quevedo-Robledo L and Rolhauser A (2012) Winter establishment of the alien annual Schismus barbatus is not affected by insect herbivory in Northern-Central Monte Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 79, 120-3. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311003521

Rolhauser AG, D’Antoni MJ, Gatica MG and Pucheta E (2012) Species-specific influences of shrubs on the non-dormant soil seed bank of native and exotic plant species in central-northern Monte Desert. Austral Ecology, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02378.x

Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Savolainen V, Williamson EM, Forest F, Wagstaff SJ, Baral SR, Watson MF, Pendry CA and Hawkins JA (2012) Phylogenies reveal predictive power of traditional medicine in bioprospecting. PNAS 109, 15835-40. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/39/15835

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Schismus barbatus: 106; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Abdallah F and Chaieb M (2012) The influence of trees on nutrients, water, light availability and understorey vegetation in an arid environment. Applied Vegetation Science, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01201.x

Abdallah F, Noumi Z, Ouled-Belgacem A, Michalet R, Touzard B and Chaieb M (2012) The influence of Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) ssp. raddiana (Savi) Brenan presence, grazing, and water availability along the growing season, on the understory herbaceous vegetation in southern Tunisia. Journal of Arid Environments 76, 105-114. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311001856

Abella SR, Craig DJ, Smith SD and Newton AC (2012) Identifying Native Vegetation for Reducing Exotic Species during the Restoration of Desert Ecosystems. Restoration Ecology 20, 781-787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00848.x

Brown G, Scherber C, Ramos Jr P and Ebrahim EK (2012) The effects of harvester ant (Messor ebeninus Forel) nests on vegetation and soil properties in a desert dwarf shrub community in north-eastern Arabia. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 503-511. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253012000849

DeFalco LA, Esque TC, Nicklas MB and Kane JM (2012) Supplementing Seed Banks to Rehabilitate Disturbed Mojave Desert Shrublands: Where Do All the Seeds Go? Restoration Ecology 20, 85-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00739.x

Gad MRM, El-Hadidy MEA and El-Nabarawy AAA (2012) Comparative study on the adaptation of some natural plants grown under macronutrients limitation at North Sinai sand dunes (Egypt). Annals of Agricultural Sciences 57, 81-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0570178312000061

Gomaa NH (2012) Soil seed bank in different habitats of the Eastern Desert of Egypt. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 19, 211-220. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319562X12000034

Gomaa NH (2012) Composition and diversity of weed communities in Al-Jouf province, northern Saudi Arabia. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 19, 369-376. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319562X12000368

Masrahi YS, Al-Turki TA and Sayed OH (2012) Geographical distribution and chorology of grasses in the Arabian Peninsula. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 250-256. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253012000199

Pucheta E, García-Muro VJ, Quevedo-Robledo L and Rolhauser A (2012) Winter establishment of the alien annual Schismus barbatus is not affected by insect herbivory in Northern-Central Monte Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 79, 120-123. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311003521

Rolhauser AG, D’Antoni MJ, Gatica MG and Pucheta E (2012) Species-specific influences of shrubs on the non-dormant soil seed bank of native and exotic plant species in central-northern Monte Desert. Austral Ecology, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02378.x

Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Savolainen V, Williamson EM, Forest F, Wagstaff SJ, Baral SR, Watson MF, Pendry CA and Hawkins JA (2012) Phylogenies reveal predictive power of traditional medicine in bioprospecting. PNAS 109, 15835-15840. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/39/15835

Abella SR, Craig DJ, Smith SD and Newton AC (2011) Identifying Native Vegetation for Reducing Exotic Species during the Restoration of Desert Ecosystems. Restoration Ecology, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00848.x

Hirmas DR, Graham RC and Kendrick KJ (2011) Soil-geomorphic significance of land surface characteristics in an arid mountain range, Mojave Desert, USA. CATENA 87, 408-420. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816211001561

Humphreys AM, Antonelli A, Pirie MD and Linder HP (2011) ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF THE DIASPORE “BURIAL SYNDROME”. Evolution 65, 1163-1180. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01184.x

Kimball S, Angert AL, Huxman TE and Venable DL (2011) Differences in the timing of germination and reproduction relate to growth physiology and population dynamics of Sonoran Desert winter annuals. Am. J. Botany 98, 1773-1781. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/98/11/1773

Kröpfl AI, Cecchi GA, Villasuso NM and Distel RA (2011) DEGRADATION AND RECOVERY PROCESSES IN SEMI-ARID PATCHY RANGELANDS OF NORTHERN PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA. Land Degradation & Development, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.1145

Pucheta E, García-Muro VJ, Rolhauser AG and Quevedo-Robledo L (2011) Invasive potential of the winter grass Schismus barbatus during the winter season of a predominantly summer-rainfall desert in Central-Northern Monte. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 390-393. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310003216

Reheis MC and Urban FE (2011) Regional and climatic controls on seasonal dust deposition in the southwestern U.S. Aeolian Research 3, 3-21. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875963711000279

White JM and Stromberg JC (2011) Resilience, Restoration, and Riparian Ecosystems: Case Study of a Dryland, Urban River. Restoration Ecology 19, 101-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00531.x

Wilson JB, Chiarucci A, Chytrý M and Pärtel M (2011) Competition, invasion effects versus invasiveness and fuzzy classification. Journal of Vegetation Science 22, 1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2010.01246.x

Zucca C, Julitta F and Previtali F (2011) Land restoration by fodder shrubs in a semi-arid agro-pastoral area of Morocco. Effects on soils. CATENA 87, 306-312. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S034181621100138X

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

Ball LC, Ostermann-Kelm SD, McDonald MW and Doherty PF (2010) Effects of Rain on Palm Springs Ground Squirrel Occupancy in the Sonoran Desert. The Journal of Wildlife Management 74, 954-962. http://dx.doi.org/10.2193/2008-568

El-Bana M, Shaltout K, Khalafallah A and Mosallam H (2010) Ecological status of the Mediterranean Juniperus phoenicea L. Relicts in the desert mountains of North Sinai, Egypt. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 205, 171-178. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253009000905

El-Ghanim WM, Hassan LM, Galal TM and Badr A (2010) Floristic composition and vegetation analysis in Hail region north of central Saudi Arabia. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences 17, 119-128. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319562X10000185

El-Sheikh MA, Abbadi GA and Bianco PM (2010) Vegetation ecology of phytogenic hillocks (nabkhas) in coastal habitats of Jal Az-Zor National Park, Kuwait: Role of patches and edaphic factors. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 205, 832-840. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253010000447

Esque TC, Young JA and Tracy CR (2010) Short-term effects of experimental fires on a Mojave Desert seed bank. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1302-1308. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310001096

Fenn ME, Allen EB, Weiss SB, Jovan S, Geiser LH, Tonnesen GS, Johnson RF, Rao LE, Gimeno BS, Yuan F, Meixner T and Bytnerowicz A (2010) Nitrogen critical loads and management alternatives for N-impacted ecosystems in California. Journal of Environmental Management 91, 2404-2423. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479710002306

Humphreys AM, Pirie MD and Linder HP (2010) A plastid tree can bring order to the chaotic generic taxonomy of Rytidosperma Steud. s.l. (Poaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55, 911-928. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790309005168

Kimball S, Angert AL, Huxman TE and Venable DL (2010) Contemporary climate change in the Sonoran Desert favors cold-adapted species. Global Change Biology 16, 1555-1565. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02106.x

Rutherford MC and Powrie LW (2010) Severely degraded rangeland: Implications for plant diversity from a case study in Succulent Karoo, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 692-701. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309003267

Slimani H, Aidoud A and Rozé F (2010) 30 Years of protection and monitoring of a steppic rangeland undergoing desertification. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 685-691. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309003450

Steers RJ and Allen EB (2010) Post-Fire Control of Invasive Plants Promotes Native Recovery in a Burned Desert Shrubland. Restoration Ecology 18, 334-343. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00622.x

Vamstad MS and Rotenberry JT (2010) Effects of fire on vegetation and small mammal communities in a Mojave Desert Joshua tree woodland. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1309-1318. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631000100X

Visser M, Ouled Belgacem A and Neffati M (2010) Reseeding Mediterranean dryland cereal fallows using Stipa lagascae R. & Sch.: influence of cutting regime during the establishment phase. Grass and Forage Science 65, 23-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2494.2009.00716.x

Angert AL, Huxman TE, Chesson P and Venable DL (2009) Functional tradeoffs determine species coexistence via the storage effect. PNAS 106, 11641-11645. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/106/28/11641

Busso CA and Bonvissuto GL (2009) Soil seed bank in and between vegetation patches in arid Patagonia, Argentina. Environmental and Experimental Botany 67, 188-195. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009884720900029X

Clark VR, Barker NP and Mucina L (2009) The Sneeuberg: A new centre of floristic endemism on the Great Escarpment, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 75, 196-238. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629908003141

DeFalco LA, Esque TC, Kane JM and Nicklas MB (2009) Seed banks in a degraded desert shrubland: Influence of soil surface condition and harvester ant activity on seed abundance. Journal of Arid Environments 73, 885-893. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309001190

Katz GL, Stromberg JC and Denslow MW (2009) Streamside herbaceous vegetation response to hydrologic restoration on the San Pedro River, Arizona. Ecohydrology 2, 213-225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/eco.62

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