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

Korthalsella salicornioides



This species is usually known as:

Korthalsella salicornioides


This species has also been known as:

Korthalsella madagascarica, Viscum salicornioides


No common names have been found



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Korthalsella salicornioides: 5]



Popularity of Korthalsella salicornioides over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Korthalsella salicornioides (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 Korthalsella salicornioides 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: 36]


Korthalsella (2), Korthalsella salicornioides (2), cells (1), Checkerboard distribution (1), color (1), color-based defense (1), crypsis (1), Ecological networks (1), flange cells (1), herbivores (1), host-parasite relationships (1), Internet resource (1), korthalsella clavata (1), korthalsella lindsayi (1), leaves (1), Nestedness (1), New Zealand (1), Notothlaspi rosulatum (1), Null model (1), Parasite (1), parenchyma (1), pest resistance (1), plant adaptation (1), plant anatomy (1), plant development (1), plant morphology (1), plant pests (1), Pseudopanax (1), Pseudopanax crassifolius (1), resistance mechanisms (1), seedlings (1), signal transduction (1), sucker xylem (1), xylem (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]


shade (31.54), hemiparasite (26.69), cereal (21.21), poison (3.11), fruit (3.07), medicinal (2.15), timber (1.97), weed (1.18), ornamental (0.99), starch (0.71)..


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References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Korthalsella salicornioides: 5; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Sultan A, Johnston PR, Park D and Robertson AW (2011) Two new pathogenic ascomycetes in Guignardia and Rosenscheldiella on New Zealand's pygmy mistletoes (Korthalsella: Viscaceae). Stud Mycol 68, 237-247.


Blick R and Burns KC (2009) Network properties of arboreal plants: Are epiphytes, mistletoes and lianas structured similarly? Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 11, 41-52.


Molvray M, Kores P and Chase M (1999) Phylogenetic relationships within Korthalsella (Viscaceae) based on nuclear ITS and plastid trnL-F sequence. Am. J. Botany 86, 249-260.


Fineran BA (1996) Flange-type parenchyma cells: occurrence and structure in the haustorium of the dwarf mistletoe Korthalsella (Viscaceae). Protoplasma., 2.


Singh B (1952) A contribution to the floral morphology and embryology of Dendrophthoe falcata (L. f.) Ettingsh. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 53, 449-473.


Burns KC Is crypsis a common defensive strategy in plants? Speculation on signal deception in the New Zealand flora. Plant signaling & behavior. 5, 9-13.



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