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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kerstingiella geocarpa

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kerstingiella geocarpa

 

This species has also been known as:

Kerstingiella geocarpa var. tisserantii

 

Common names:

Geocarpa Groundnut, Hausa Groundnut, Kersting's Groundnut

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kerstingiella geocarpa: 24]

 

 

Popularity of Kerstingiella geocarpa over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kerstingiella geocarpa (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 Kerstingiella geocarpa 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: 91]

 

Macrotyloma geocarpum (3), (n. d.)No date (1), advanced applications - in legume molecular breeding (1), Agriculture (1), amino acid composition (1), animal models (1), arginine (1), Biodiversity (1), Biotechnology (1), blood lipids (1), Chemical composition (1), child nutrition (1), cholesteremic effect (1), CINECentre for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition and Environment (1), Collection data (1), Commonly consumed foods (1), Conservation (1), consumer demand (1), Country-specific (1), Cowpea cultivars (1), crude protein (1), Development (1), domestication (1), essential amino acids (1), Fabaceae (1), FAO/UNFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (1), FCDBFood Composition Data Base (1), FCTFood Composition Table (1), FGDFocus Group Discussion (1), field crops (1), flavouring herbs (1), Food composition database (1), Food consumption data (1), fruits and nuts (1), GARP (1), Genetic diversity (1), Ghana (1), Heat processing (1), high protein species (1), histidine (1), History of safe use (1), ICFInner City Fund (1), identifying candidate genes, using Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (SAGE) (1), IFDCInternational Food Data Conference (1), Integration (1), Isozyme polymorphism (1), Kerstingiella geocarpa (1), Lathyrus sativus (Grasspea), important pulse crop in South Asia and China (1), legumes (1), legumes, second largest family of higher plants - second to grasses in agricultural importance (1), LGALocal Government Area (1), lipid content (1), management and utilization of legume genetic resources (1), MDGMillennium Development Goal (1), molecular markers for genes - contributing to agronomic traits (1), NCDNon-communicable disease (1), NDHSNigeria Demographic and Health Survey (1), neolithic (1), Novel foods (1), NPCNational Population Commission (1), nutrient requirements (1), Nutritional properties (1), nutritive value (1), pastoralism (1), Phaseoleae (1), phenylalanine (1), Plant foods (1), plant-derived ingredients (1), Positive lists for food plants (1), Practical application (1), proximate composition (1), RAResearch Assistant (1), rats (1), Regional lists (1), seeds (1), Species distribution models (1), STEP-BScience Technology Education Post-Basic (1), SWOTStrengthsWeaknessesThreats and Opportunities (1), taxonomic distinctness and legume family - two model species, Medicago truncatula and Lotus japonicus (1), temperate legumes - inverted repeat-loss clade (IRLC) (1), Traditional foods (1), Traditional foods/recipes (1), trait-specific SNP markers (1), Underutilised plants (1), USDAUnited State Department of Agriculture (1), using genomics to exploit grain legume biodiversity in crop improvement (1), Vascular plants (1), Vigna subterranea (1), West Africa (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]

 

genetics (35.72), food for humans (24.68), nutraceutical (17.21), nut (5.47), vegetable (3.39), model (2.58), companion plant (1.80), flavouring/spice (1.52), timber (1.34), weed (0.81)…..

 

[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]

 

Reid T, Munyanyi M and Mduluza T (2016) Effect of cooking and preservation on nutritional and phytochemical composition of the mushroom Amanita zambiana. Food Science & Nutrition, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.428

Ene-Obong HN, Sanusi RA, Udenta EA, Williams IO, Anigo KM, Chibuzo EC, Aliyu HM, Ekpe OO and Davidson GI (2013) Data collection and assessment of commonly consumed foods and recipes in six geo-political zones in Nigeria: Important for the development of a National Food Composition Database and Dietary Assessment. Food Chemistry 140, 539-546. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814613001374

Ikegwu OJ and Ezeh CQ (2012) Thermal Properties of Kerstingiella geocarpa Seeds as Influenced by Moisture Content. Nigerian Food Journal 30, 100-105. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0189724115300424

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kerstingiella geocarpa: 24; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Oyetayo FL and Ajayi OB (2011) Chapter 81 - Kersting’s Nut (Kerstingiella Geocarpa): A Source of Food and Medicine. In ‘Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 693-698. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123756886100817

Dwivedi SL, Upadhyaya HD, Balaji J, Buhariwalla HK, Blair MW, Ortiz R, Crouch JH and Serraj R (2010) Using Genomics to Exploit Grain Legume Biodiversity in Crop Improvement. In ‘Plant Breeding Reviews’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 171-357. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470650325.ch6

Ajayi O and Oyetayo F (2009) Potentials of Kerstingiella geocarpa as a health food. J Med Food 12, 184-7.

Ajayi OB and Oyetayo FL (2009) Potentials of Kerstingiella geocarpa as a Health Food. Journal of medicinal food. 12, 184-187.

Dawson IK, Hedley PE, Guarino L and Jaenicke H (2009) Does biotechnology have a role in the promotion of underutilised crops? Food Policy 34, 319-328.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306919209000232

Knudsen I, Søborg I, Eriksen F, Pilegaard K and Pedersen J (2008) Risk management and risk assessment of novel plant foods: Concepts and principles. Food and Chemical Toxicology 46, 1681-1705.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691508000173

Schmidt M, König K and Müller JV (2008) Modelling species richness and life form composition in Sahelian Burkina Faso with remote sensing data. Journal of Arid Environments 72, 1506-1517.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196308000402

(2007) Index. In ‘Technology of Reduced Additive Foods’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 211-221. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470995044.bindex

Haq N (2007) New Plant-Derived Ingredients. In ‘Technology of Reduced Additive Foods’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 106-124. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470995044.ch6

Sunday Y G (2005) Compositional and nutritional properties of selected newly developed lines of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.Walp). Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 18, 665-673.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889157504001164

Pasquet RS, Mergeai G and Baudoin JP (2002) Genetic diversity of the African geocarpic legume Kersting’s groundnut, Macrotyloma geocarpum (Tribe Phaseoleae: Fabaceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 30, 943-952.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305197802000406

Bower J (1995) Early food production in Africa. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews 4, 130-139.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/evan.1360040405

Amuti K and Larbi M (1981) Postharvest losses in the bambara and geocarpa groundnut seeds stored under traditional conditions in Ghana. Tropical grain legume bulletin. 23, 23.

Gerard BM (1978) Controlling pests of tropical legumes; current recommendations and future strategies. Pesticide Science 9, 465-477.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ps.2780090514

(1974) Subject Index. In ‘Advances in Agronomy’ (Ed.^(Eds Brady NC) pp. 349-355. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065211308608767

Rachie KO and Roberts LM (1974) Grain Legumes of the Lowland Tropics. In ‘Advances in Agronomy’ (Ed.^(Eds Brady NC) pp. 1-132. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S006521130860869X

N.M N (1973) Origin and Cytogenetics of Rice. In ‘Advances in Genetics’ (Ed.^(Eds Caspari EW) pp. 153-292. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065266008601728

Harlan JR (1971) Agricultural Origins: Centers and Noncenters. Science 174, 468-474.  http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/174/4008/468

Cornelius JA, Hammonds TW, Leicester JB, Ndabahweji JK, Rosie DA and Shone GG (1970) New tropical seed oils. III.—Component acids of leguminous and other seed oils (continued). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 21, 49-50.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.2740210114

R.H B (1967) Observations on three Bruchids associated with cowpea in Northern Nigeria. Journal of Stored Products Research 3, 1-15.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0022474X67900823

Burkill IH (1953) THE HOOKER LECTURE. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London 164, 12-42.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.1953.tb00664.x

De Wildeman E (1913) Decades novarum specierum florae katangensis. I–VII. Repertorium novarum specierum regni vegetabilis 11, 501-524.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.19130113106

Fedde F (1913) Species novae ex: „C-R. Acad. Sci. Paris, CL. CLI. (1910)”︁. Repertorium novarum specierum regni vegetabilis 11, 500-501.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.19130113105

(1909) Vermischte neue Diagnosen. Repertorium novarum specierum regni vegetabilis 7, 184-192.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.19090071013

Ene-Obong HN, Sanusi RA, Udenta EA, Williams IO, Anigo KM, Chibuzo EC, Aliyu HM, Ekpe OO and Davidson GI Data Collection and Assessment of Commonly Consumed Foods and Recipes in Six Geo-political Zones in Nigeria: important for the Development of a National Food Composition Database and Dietary Assessment. Food Chemistry.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814613001374

Oyetayo FL, Ajayi OB, Victor RP, Ronald Ross Watson and Vinood B. PatelA2 - Victor R. Preedy RRW and Vinood BP Chapter 81 - Kersting’s Nut (Kerstingiella Geocarpa): A Source of Food and Medicine. In ‘Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 693-698. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123756886100817

 


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