This species is usually known as:
This species has also been known as:
Kochia sedifolia var. stellulata
Bluebush, Pearl Bluebrush
[Number of papers mentioning Kochia sedifolia: 13]
Popularity of Kochia sedifolia over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kochia sedifolia (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 sedifolia 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)]
[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 19]
foliage projective cover (2), biodiversity (1), Camphorosmeae (1), carbon isotope ratio (1), Chenopodioideae (1), eustele (1), evaporative aerodynamics (1), evapotranspiration (1), evergreen understorey (1), global warming (1), introduced annuals (1), leaf specific weight (1), Mediterranean climate (1), protostele (1), Salicornieae (1), Salsoloideae (1), savannah woodland (1), seasonal understorey (1)
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]
fuelwood (17.53), boundary (17.45), green manure (16.38), timber (11.55), fodder (11.36), revegetation (10.29), ornamental (2.41), medicinal (1.81), fruit (1.32), poison (1.31)…..
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References (and links
[Number of papers mentioning Kochia sedifolia: 13; Any undated papers have been included at the end]
Specht RL, Batianoff GN and Reeves RD (2006) Vegetation structure and biodiversity along the eucalypt forest to rainforest continuum on the serpentinite soil catena in a subhumid area of Central Queensland, Australia. Austral Ecology 31, 394-407.
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.
Retallack GJ, Smith RMH and Ward PD (2003) Vertebrate extinction across Permian-Triassic boundary in Karoo Basin, South Africa. Geological Society of America Bulletin 115, 1133-1152.
Specht RL (2000) Savannah woodland vegetation in the South-East District of South Australia: the influence of evaporative aerodynamics on the foliage structure of the understorey invaded by introduced annuals. Austral Ecology 25, 588-599.
N vD (1993) Grazing as a tool for rangeland management in semiarid regions: a case study in the north-western coastal zone of Egypt. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 43, 309-324.
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.
D.J E (1988) Soil-landform and vegetation relations in the chenopod shrublands of western New South Wales. Earth-Science Reviews 25, 493-499.
Allison GB, Stone WJ and Hughes MW (1985) Recharge in karst and dune elements of a semi-arid landscape as indicated by natural isotopes and chloride. Journal of Hydrology 76, 1-25.
(1976) Thesis abstracts. Australian Journal of Ecology 1, 117-118.
Sharma ML (1976) Soil water regimes and water extraction patterns under two semi-arid shrub (Atriplex spp.) communities. Australian Journal of Ecology 1, 249-258.
SHERIFF DW (1974) Magnetohydrodynamic Sap Flux Meters: An Instrument for Laboratory Use and the Theory of Calibration. J. Exp. Bot. 25, 675-683.
White D (1967) SOME APHIDS OCCURRING ON ENDEMIC PLANTS IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO APHIS CRACCIVORA KOCH. Australian Journal of Entomology 6, 74-76.
H.C T (1952) Grassland Agronomy in Australia. In 'Advances in Agronomy' (Ed.^(Eds Norman AG) pp. 1-65. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065211308603053
RIRDC Farm Diversity Website: http://www.farmdiversity.com.au/
RIRDC New and Developing Plant
RIRDC New Crop Industries Handbook
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