Australian New Crops Info 2014
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kochia pyramidata



This species is usually known as:

Kochia pyramidata


This species has also been known as:

Kochia pyramidata var. lobostoma


No common names have been found



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kochia pyramidata: 8]



Popularity of Kochia pyramidata over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kochia pyramidata (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 Kochia pyramidata 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]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 14]


Autocorrelation (1), Camphorosmeae (1), Chenopodioideae (1), Community (1), eustele (1), Gleason & Cronquist (1963) (1), Light (1), Nitrogen mineralization (1), protostele (1), Salicornieae (1), Salsoloideae (1), Semivariogram (1), Soil moisture (1), Spatial pattern (1)


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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 (40.11), timber (29.39), ornamental (14.42), medicinal (2.25), fruit (1.64), poison (1.63), weed (1.24), starch (0.74), cereal (0.52), nutraceutical (0.52)..


[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]



References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kochia pyramidata: 8; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Al-Turki TA, Swarupanandan K and Wilson PG (2003) Primary vasculature in Chenopodiaceae: a re-interpretation and implications for systematics and evolution. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 143, 337-374.


Kelly VR and Canham CD (1992) Resource heterogeneity in oldfields. Journal of Vegetation Science 3, 545-552.


Singh G and Luly J (1991) Changes in vegetation and seasonal climate since the last full glacial at Lake Frome, South Australia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 84, 75-86.


P.F B (1980) Sodium as an Essential Micronutrient Element for Plants and its Possible Role in Metabolism. In 'Advances in Botanical Research' (Ed.^(Eds Woolhouse HW) pp. 117-224. (Academic Press).


Noble JC and Whalley RDB (1978) The biology and autecology of Nitraria L. in Australia. I. Distribution, morphology and potential utilization. Australian Journal of Ecology 3, 141-163.


Dawson TJ, Denny MJS, Russell EM and Ellis B (1975) Water usage and diet preferences of free ranging kangaroos, sheep and feral goats in the Australian arid zone during summer. Journal of Zoology 177, 1-23.


Brownell PF and Crossland CJ (1972) The Requirement for Sodium as a Micronutrient by Species Having the C4 Dicarboxylic Photosynthetic Pathway. Plant Physiology 49, 794-797.


J.K M (1971) Drag measurements in roughness arrays of varying density and distribution. Agricultural Meteorology 8, 269-292.



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