Australian New Crops Info 2016
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Koeleria vallesiana

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Koeleria vallesiana

 

This species has also been known as:

Koeleria vallesiana subsp. abbreviata, Koeleria vallesiana var. abbreviata, Koeleria vallesiana subsp. alpicola, Koeleria vallesiana var. alpicola, Koeleria vallesiana subsp. castellana, Koeleria vallesiana subsp. humilis, Koeleria vallesiana var. intermedia, Koeleria vallesiana subsp. mediterranea, Koeleria vallesiana var. mediterranea, Koeleria vallesiana var. minoriflora

 

Common names:

Somerset Hair Grass

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Koeleria vallesiana: 46]

 

 

Popularity of Koeleria vallesiana over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Koeleria vallesiana (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 Koeleria vallesiana 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: 265]

 

Conservation (3), erosion (3), Plant community (3), Plant traits (3), restoration (3), Spain (3), vegetation (3), Aosta Valley (2), Badlands (2), Carbon isotope (2), Drought (2), Edaphic variables (2), Environmental gradients (2), Floristic data (2), Floristic variables (2), Functional traits (2), Grass- and shrubland (2), Grassland vegetation (2), Jaccard similarity (2), Koeleria vallesiana (2), Mediterranean <ARROW (2), Meso-scale (2), Natural regeneration (2), Niche complementarity (2), Phylogenetic signal (2), Pinus sylvestris L. (2), Post-fire management (2), Pyrenees (2), Redundancy (2), Salvage logging (2), Shrubland (2), soil erosion (2), soil properties (2), Soil salinity (2), Spatial patterns (2), Stand replacing fire (2), UTM cartographic grid (2), Vegetation dynamics (2), abandonment (1), afforestation (1), agricultural terraces (1), Agri-ecosystems (1), Alps (1), análisis multivariante (1), Anthyllis vulneraria (1), Arable weeds (1), Armeria arenaria (1), Badlands vegetation (1), Balearic Islands (1), biogeografía (1), biogeography (1), biomass (1), Biotic disturbances (1), biotic interactions (1), cadmium (1), Calcareous grasslands (1), carbon isotope discrimination (1), Carex humilis (1), Castroviejo et al. (1986–1997) (1), CCA (1), chemical constituents of plants (1), chemotaxonomy (1), Chronosequence (1), climate change (1), Climatic controls (1), Colonization (1), Community assembly (1), CommDOWN>unity structure (1), Community substitution (1), competition (1), Congelifraction (1), Conservation action plans (1), Cornish heath (1), Correspondence Analysis (1), Crop wild relative (1), Cropland abandonment (1), CSR strategies (1), degraded areas (1), diploidization (1), dispersal (1), dispersion (1), Disturbance (1), diversity (1), Ebro Basin (1), eco-geomorphology (1), Edge effect (1), Endemicidad (1), Endemism (1), endophytes (1), Environmental gradient (1), environmental limitations (1), Environmental variable (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]

 

ornamental (57.99), soil amelioration (13.88), revegetation (7.63), fuelwood (2.95), medicinal (2.69), poison (1.95), timber (1.63), starch (0.89), nutraceutical (0.62), grain legume (0.62)…..

 

[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]

 

Fernández S, Poschenrieder C, Marcenò C, Gallego JR, Jiménez-Gámez D, Bueno A and Afif E (2017) Phytoremediation capability of native plant species living on Pb-Zn and Hg-As mining wastes in the Cantabrian range, north of Spain. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 174, 10-20. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0375674216301182

Chacón-Labella J, de la Cruz M and Escudero A (2016) Beyond the classical nurse species effect: diversity assembly in a Mediterranean semi-arid dwarf shrubland. Journal of Vegetation Science 27, 80-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12337

Chacón-Labella J, de la Cruz M and Escudero A (2016) Evidence for a stochastic geometry of biodiversity: the effects of species abundance, richness and intraspecific clustering. Journal of Ecology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12710

Mellado A, Morillas L, Gallardo A and Zamora R (2016) Temporal dynamic of parasite-mediated linkages between the forest canopy and soil processes and the microbial community. New Phytologist 211, 1382-1392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.13984

Sarma H and Prasad MNV (2016) Chapter 24 - Phytomanagement of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Heavy Metals-Contaminated Sites in Assam, North Eastern State of India, for Boosting Bioeconomy. In Bioremediation and Bioeconomy (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 609-626. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128028308000241

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. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790315001578

Jiménez-Alfaro B, Marcenó C, Bueno Á, Gavilán R and Obeso JR (2014) Biogeographic deconstruction of alpine plant communities along altitudinal and topographic gradients. Journal of Vegetation Science 25, 160-171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12060

Nadal-Romero E, Petrlic K, Verachtert E, Bochet E and Poesen J (2014) Effects of slope angle and aspect on plant cover and species richness in a humid Mediterranean badland. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39, 1705-1716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/esp.3549

Van Mechelen C, Dutoit T and Hermy M (2014) Mediterranean open habitat vegetation offers great potential for extensive green roof design. Landscape and Urban Planning 121, 81-91. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204613001898

Bagaria G, Pino J, Rodà F and Guardiola M (2012) Species traits weakly involved in plant responses to landscape properties in Mediterranean grasslands. Journal of Vegetation Science 23, 432-442. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01363.x

García-Morote FA, López-Serrano FR, Andrés M, Martínez-García E, Lucas-Borja M, Dadi T, Candel D and Wic C (2012) Effects of woodland maturity, vegetation cover and season on enzymatic and microbial activity in thermophilic Spanish Juniper woodlands (Juniperus thurifera L.) of southern Spain. European Journal of Soil Science, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2389.2012.01464.x

Maalouf J-P, Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y, Marchand L, Bâchelier E, Touzard B and Michalet R (2012) Integrating climate change into calcareous grassland management. Journal of Applied Ecology 49, 795-802. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02151.x

Maalouf J-P, Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y, Marchand L, Touzard B and Michalet R (2012) The interplay of stress and mowing disturbance for the intensity and importance of plant interactions in dry calcareous grasslands. Ann. Bot. 110, 821-828. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/4/821

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Koeleria vallesiana: 46; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Bagaria G, Pino J, Rodà F and Guardiola M (2012) Species traits weakly involved in plant responses to landscape properties in Mediterranean grasslands. Journal of Vegetation Science 23, 432-442.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01363.x

García-Morote FA, López-Serrano FR, Andrés M, Martínez-García E, Lucas-Borja M, Dadi T, Candel D and Wic C (2012) Effects of woodland maturity, vegetation cover and season on enzymatic and microbial activity in thermophilic Spanish Juniper woodlands (Juniperus thurifera L.) of southern Spain. European Journal of Soil Science, no-no.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2389.2012.01464.x

Maalouf J-P, Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y, Marchand L, Bâchelier E, Touzard B and Michalet R (2012) Integrating climate change into calcareous grassland management. Journal of Applied Ecology 49, 795-802.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02151.x

Maalouf J-P, Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y, Marchand L, Touzard B and Michalet R (2012) The interplay of stress and mowing disturbance for the intensity and importance of plant interactions in dry calcareous grasslands. Ann. Bot. 110, 821-828.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/4/821

Beghin R, Lingua E, Garbarino M, Lonati M, Bovio G, Motta R and Marzano R (2010) Pinus sylvestris forest regeneration under different post-fire restoration practices in the northwestern Italian Alps. Ecological Engineering 36, 1365-1372.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857410001680

Cañadas EM, Jiménez MN, Valle F, Fernández-Ondoño E, Martín-Peinado F and Navarro FB (2010) Soil–vegetation relationships in semi-arid Mediterranean old fields (SE Spain): Implications for management. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1525-1533.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310001850

García-Abad J-J, Malpica J-A and Alonso M-C (2010) Detecting plant spatial patterns, using multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis, in rural landscapes in Central Iberian Peninsula. Landscape and Urban Planning 95, 138-150.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204609002461

Martínez-Duro E, Ferrandis P, Escudero A, Luzuriaga AL and Herranz JM (2010) Secondary old-field succession in an ecosystem with restrictive soils: does time from abandonment matter? Applied Vegetation Science 13, 234-248.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2009.01064.x

Navas ML, Roumet C, Bellmann A, Laurent G and Garnier E (2010) Suites of plant traits in species from different stages of a Mediterranean secondary succession. Plant Biology 12, 183-196.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1438-8677.2009.00208.x

Bochet E, García-Fayos P and Poesen J (2009) Topographic thresholds for plant colonization on semi-arid eroded slopes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34, 1758-1771.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/esp.1860

de Bello F, Buchmann N, Casals P, LepŠ J and Sebastià M-T (2009) Relating plant species and functional diversity to community δ13C in NE Spain pastures. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 131, 303-307.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880909000516

de Bello F, Buchmann N, Casals P, Lepš J and Sebastià M-T (2009) Relating plant species and functional diversity to community δ13C in NE Spain pastures. Agriculture, Ecosystems &amp; Environment 131, 303-307.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880909000516

Rivero-Guerra AO (2008) Cytogenetics, biogeography and biology of Santolina ageratifolia Barnades ex Asso (Asteraceae: Anthemideae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157, 797-807.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2008.00821.x

Valladares F, Tena D, Matesanz S, Bochet E, Balaguer L, Costa-Tenorio M, Tormo J and García-Fayos P (2008) Functional traits and phylogeny: What is the main ecological process determining species assemblage in roadside plant communities? Journal of Vegetation Science 19, 381-392.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3170/2008-8-18378

Baeza MJ, Valdecantos A, Alloza JA and Vallejo VR (2007) Human disturbance and environmental factors as drivers of long-term post-fire regeneration patterns in Mediterranean forests. Journal of Vegetation Science 18, 243-252.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2007.tb02535.x

Bochet E, García-Fayos P and Tormo J (2007) Road Slope Revegetation in Semiarid Mediterranean Environments. Part I: Seed Dispersal and Spontaneous Colonization. Restoration Ecology 15, 88-96.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2006.00193.x

Carrión JS, Fuentes N, González-Sampériz P, Sánchez Quirante L, Finlayson JC, Fernández S and Andrade A (2007) Holocene environmental change in a montane region of southern Europe with a long history of human settlement. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 1455-1475.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277379107001023

Casas C and Ninot JM (2007) Soil water regime through contrasting pasture communities in a Submediterranean landscape. Journal of Hydrology 335, 98-108.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169406005890

Maxted N, Scholten M, Codd R and Ford-Lloyd B (2007) Creation and use of a national inventory of crop wild relatives. Biological Conservation 140, 142-159.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320707003229

Frerot H, Lefebvre C, Gruber W, Collin C, Santos Ad and Escarre J (2006) Specific Interactions between Local Metallicolous Plants Improve the Phytostabilization of Mine Soils. Plant and soil. 282, 53-65.

Navarro FB, Ripoll MA, Jiménez MN, De Simón E and Valle F (2006) Vegetation response to conditions caused by different soil-preparation techniques applied to afforestation in semiarid abandoned farmland. Land Degradation & Development 17, 73-87.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.695

Bochet E and García-Fayos P (2004) Factors Controlling Vegetation Establishment and Water Erosion on Motorway Slopes in Valencia, Spain. Restoration Ecology 12, 166-174.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1061-2971.2004.0325.x

Maria-Teresa S (2004) Role of topography and soils in grassland structuring at the landscape and community scales. Basic and Applied Ecology 5, 331-346.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439179104000088

Verdú M, Villar-Salvador P and García-Fayos P (2004) Gender effects on the post-facilitation performance of two dioecious Juniperus species. Functional Ecology 18, 87-93.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2004.00816.x

Verdú M and García-Fayos P (2003) Frugivorous birds mediate sex-biased facilitation in a dioecious nurse plant. Journal of Vegetation Science 14, 35-42.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2003.tb02125.x

Canals R-M and Sebastià M-T (2002) Heathland dynamics in biotically disturbed areas: on the role of some features enhancing heath success. Acta Oecologica 23, 303-312.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X02011591

Carrión JS, Munuera M, Dupré M and Andrade A (2001) Abrupt vegetation changes in the Segura Mountains of southern Spain throughout the Holocene. Journal of Ecology 89, 783-797.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.0022-0477.2001.00601.x

Leyronas C and Raynal G (2001) Presence of Neotyphodium-like endophytes in European grasses. Annals of Applied Biology 139, 119-127.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7348.2001.tb00136.x

Guàrdia R, Gallart F and Ninot JM (2000) Soil seed bank and seedling dynamics in badlands of the Upper Llobregat basin (Pyrenees). CATENA 40, 189-202.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816299000545

Guerrero-Campo J and Montserrat-Martí G (2000) Effects of soil erosion on the floristic composition of plant communities on marl in northeast Spain. Journal of Vegetation Science 11, 329-336.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3236625

Regüés D, Guàrdia R and Gallart F (2000) Geomorphic agents versus vegetation spreading as causes of badland occurrence in a Mediterranean subhumid mountainous area. CATENA 40, 173-187.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816299000454

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Cañadas EM, JimÉnez MN, Valle F, FernÁndez-Ondoño E, MartÍn-Peinado F and Navarro FB Soil–vegetation relationships in semi-arid Mediterranean old fields (SE Spain): Implications for management. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1525-1533.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310001850

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