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

Krigia dandelion



This species is usually known as:

Krigia dandelion


This species has also been known as:

Adopogon dandelion, Cynthia boscii, Cynthia dandelion, Cynthia dandelion var. dandelion, Cynthia lyrata, Hyoseris angustifolia, Hyoseris major, Leontodon dandelion, Tragopogon dandelion, Troximon dandelion


Common names:

Potato Dwarfdandelion, Colonial Dwarfdandelion, Tuber Dandelion



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Krigia dandelion: 6]



Popularity of Krigia dandelion over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Krigia dandelion (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 Krigia dandelion 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: 25]


Anthoxanthum odoratum (1), Asteraceae (1), biogeography of invasions (1), biological invasions and soil pathogens (1), biomass production (1), competitive ability (1), Danthonia spicata (1), edaphic factors (1), growth (1), human-facilitated dispersal - beyond natural geographic limits, escape from pathogens (1), humans, dispersing invasive species - in new areas, escaping soil-borne natural enemies (1), interspecific competition (1), intraspecific competition (1), krigia dandelion (1), microbial mechanisms underlying plant invasions (1), mortality (1), Panicum (1), panicum sphaerocarpon (1), phenology (1), plant–soil feedbacks - and biogeography of invasions (1), plant–soil feedbacks - plant rhizospheres, containing parasites and mutualists (1), role of soil biota on Ammophila - grass has become highly invasive (1), root shoot ratio (1), soil biota and plant invasions - biogeographical effects on plant–microbe interactions (1), timeline for conceptual developments - role of soil biota in structuring plant communities and exotic plant invasions (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]


Insufficient data to carry out a crop use/product analysis




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]


Tompkins RD and Bridges WC, Jr (2013) Restoration and plant species diversity of an Eastern prairie. NPJ 14, 101-113.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Krigia dandelion: 6; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Callaway RM and Rout ME (2010) Soil Biota and Plant Invasions: Biogeographical Effects on Plant–Microbe Interactions. In ‘Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 131-142. (Wiley-Blackwell).

Deborah Ann R (2004) 23 - Evolutionary and Demographic Approaches to the Study of Whole Plant Senescence. In ‘Plant Cell Death Processes’ (Ed.^(Eds Larry DN) pp. 331-347. (Academic Press: San Diego).

Packer A and Clay K (2004) Development of negative feedback during successive growth cycles of black cherry. Proc R Soc B 271, 317-324.

A.R W (1998) The role of the soil community in plant population dynamics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 13, 171-172.

David E M (1995) The use of chloroplast DNA polymorphism in studies of gene flow in plants. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 10, 198-202.

Bever JD (1994) Feedback between plants and their soil communities in an old field community. Ecology. 75, 1965-1977.


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