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

Krugiodendron ferreum

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Krugiodendron ferreum

 

This species has also been known as:

Krugiodendron ferreum f. continentale

 

Common names:

Leadwood, Black Ironwood

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Krugiodendron ferreum: 32]

 

 

Popularity of Krugiodendron ferreum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Krugiodendron ferreum (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 Krugiodendron ferreum 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: 239]

 

Caribbean (10), Puerto Rico (6), Mortality (4), Resilience (4), tropical dry forest (4), Dry forests (3), Forest structure (3), Litterfall (3), Mexico (3), Recruitment (3), seasonality (3), Subtropical dry forest (3), Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (2), Biomass (2), Coppice shoot (2), disturbance (2), Emerging forests (2), Forest recovery (2), Forest simulator (2), Forest succession (2), Generalized linear model <ARROW (2), Guanica (2), Increment (2), Individual-based (2), Infective propagules (2), Jamaica (2), land-use change (2), Most probable number (2), New forests (2), Novel forests (2), Old fields (2), Parameterization (2), Population dynamics (2), Recovery (2), Root colonization (2), Secondary forests (2), secondary succession (2), Species composition (2), Spores (2), Sprouting (2), Succession (2), Tropical trees (2), ZELIG-TROP (2), Additive models (1), alien species (1), anthropogenic change (1), Antillas (1), Basal area (1), Biodiversité (1), Biodiversity (1), Bosque seco tropical (1), cambios antropogénicos (1), carbon dioxide (1), Carbon storage (1), Caribbean forests (1), Charcoal (1), chronosequence (1), Climate gradient (1), Cluster analysis (1), composition (1), comunidades ecológicas (1), conservation (1), DCA (1), dinámica (1), Dinoflagellate (1), distribution (1), disturbances (1), diversidad (1), Dry forest (1), dry season (1), Ecological forest units (1), ecological restoratioDOWN>n (1), ecosystem services (1), emission (1), Emission factor (1), especies leñosas (1), Exploitation (1), FIA (1), floristics (1), flowering (1), Forest community assessment (1), Forest fragmentation (1), forest trees (1), forêt tropicale dense humide (1), forêt tropicale semi-décidue (1), fruiting (1), functional aspects (1), gas chromatography (1), global models, infrared gas analysis (1), Guánica Forest (1), Guánica Forest (1), Hispaniola (1), hurricane (1), Hurricane disturbance (1), hurricanes (1), indigenous species (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]

 

cane/bamboo (84.56), charcoal (7.62), grain legume (1.89), medicinal (0.81), timber (0.72), poison (0.59), weed (0.45), fruit (0.34), starch (0.27), nutraceutical (0.19)…..

 

[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]

 

Carlo TA and Morales JM (2016) Generalist birds promote tropical forest regeneration and increase plant diversity via rare-biased seed dispersal. Ecology 97, 1819-1831. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/15-2147.1

Ross MS, Sah JP, Ruiz PL, Spitzig AA and Subedi SC (2016) Inferring implications of climate change in south Florida hardwood hammocks through analysis of metacommunity structure. Diversity and Distributions 22, 783-796. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12442

van Andel T, van der Hoorn B, Stech M, Arostegui SB and Miller J (2016) A quantitative assessment of the vegetation types on the island of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean. Global Ecology and Conservation 7, 59-69. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S235198941630018X

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Atkinson EE and Marín-Spiotta E (2015) Land use legacy effects on structure and composition of subtropical dry forests in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Forest Ecology and Management 335, 270-280. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811271400574X

Carrington ME, Ross MS and Basit AF (2015) Posthurricane Seedling Structure in a Multi-aged Tropical Dry Forest: Implications for Community Succession. Biotropica 47, 536-541. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/btp.12244

Matsumoto Y, Hiramatsu C, et al. (2014) Evolutionary renovation of L/M opsin polymorphism confers a fruit discrimination advantage to ateline New World monkeys. Molecular Ecology 23, 1799-1812. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12703

Rojas-Sandoval J, Meléndez-Ackerman EJ, Fumero-Cabán J, García-Bermúdez MA, Sustache J, Aragón S, Morales M and Fernández DS (2014) Effects of hurricane disturbance and feral goat herbivory on the structure of a Caribbean dry forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 25, 1069-1077. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12160

Valdez-Hernández M, Sánchez O, Islebe GA, Snook LK and Negreros-Castillo P (2014) Recovery and early succession after experimental disturbance in a seasonally dry tropical forest in Mexico. Forest Ecology and Management 334, 331-343. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112714005593

Lane CS, Clark JJ, Knudsen A and McFarlin J (2013) Late-Holocene paleoenvironmental history of bioluminescent Laguna Grande, Puerto Rico. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 369, 99-113. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003101821200572X

Palmer GH, Koprowski JL and Pernas AJ (2013) Nest tree and site selection of an introduced population of red-bellied squirrels (Sciurus aureogaster). J Mammal 94, 1274-1281. http://jmammal.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/94/6/1274

Holm JA, Shugart HH, Van Bloem SJ and Larocque GR (2012) Gap model development, validation, and application to succession of secondary subtropical dry forests of Puerto Rico. Ecological Modelling 233, 70-82. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380012001214

Lopez-Toledo L, Ibarra-Manríquez G, Burslem DFRP, Martínez-Salas E, Pineda-García F and Martínez-Ramos M (2012) Protecting a single endangered species and meeting multiple conservation goals: an approach with Guaiacum sanctum in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Diversity and Distributions 18, 575-587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00857.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Krugiodendron ferreum: 32; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Holm JA, Shugart HH, Van Bloem SJ and Larocque GR (2012) Gap model development, validation, and application to succession of secondary subtropical dry forests of Puerto Rico. Ecological Modelling 233, 70-82.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380012001214

Lopez-Toledo L, Ibarra-Manríquez G, Burslem DFRP, Martínez-Salas E, Pineda-García F and Martínez-Ramos M (2012) Protecting a single endangered species and meeting multiple conservation goals: an approach with Guaiacum sanctum in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Diversity and Distributions 18, 575-587.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00857.x

Colón SM, Lugo AE and Ramos González OM (2011) Novel dry forests in southwestern Puerto Rico. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 170-177.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711001630

Lévesque M, McLaren KP and McDonald MA (2011) Recovery and dynamics of a primary tropical dry forest in Jamaica, 10&#xa0;years after human disturbance. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 817-826.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711002787

McLaren KP, Lévesque M, Sharma C, Wilson B and McDonald MA (2011) From seedlings to trees: Using ontogenetic models of growth and survivorship to assess long-term (&gt;100 years) dynamics of a neotropical dry forest. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 916-930.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711002957

Ramos-Zapata JA, Zapata-Trujillo R, Ortíz-Díaz JJ and Guadarrama P (2011) Arbuscular mycorrhizas in a tropical coastal dune system in Yucatan, Mexico. Fungal Ecology 4, 256-261.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504811000031

Brandeis TJ, Helmer EH, Marcano-Vega H and Lugo AE (2009) Climate shapes the novel plant communities that form after deforestation in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Forest Ecology and Management 258, 1704-1718.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112709005064

Adams JM, Green WA and Zhang Y (2008) Leaf margins and temperature in the North American flora: Recalibrating the paleoclimatic thermometer. Global and Planetary Change 60, 523-534.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818107001166

Daley BF and Zimmerman TW (2008) Germinating Five Forest Tree Species Native to the Virgin Islands. Tree planters’ notes 53, 1.  http://www.rngr.net/publications/tpn/index_html

Imbert D and Portecop J (2008) Hurricane disturbance and forest resilience: Assessing structural vs. functional changes in a Caribbean dry forest. Forest Ecology and Management 255, 3494-3501.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112708002077

Lebrija-Trejos E, Bongers F, Pérez-García EA and Meave JA (2008) Successional Change and Resilience of a Very Dry Tropical Deciduous Forest Following Shifting Agriculture. Biotropica 40, 422-431.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00398.x

Weterings MJA, Weterings-Schonck SM, Vester HFM and Calmé S (2008) Senescence of Manilkara zapota trees and implications for large frugivorous birds in the Southern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Forest Ecology and Management 256, 1604-1611.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811270800563X

Van Bloem SJ, Murphy PG and Lugo AE (2007) A link between hurricane-induced tree sprouting, high stem density and short canopy in tropical dry forest. Tree Physiol 27, 475-480.  http://treephys.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/27/3/475

Brandeis TJ, Delaney M, Parresol BR and Royer L (2006) Development of equations for predicting Puerto Rican subtropical dry forest biomass and volume. Forest Ecology and Management 233, 133-142.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112706004233

Colón SM and Lugo AE (2006) Recovery of a Subtropical Dry Forest After Abandonment of Different Land Uses1. Biotropica 38, 354-364.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2006.00159.x

Fajardo L, González V, Nassar JM, Lacabana P, Portillo Q CA, Carrasquel F and Rodríguez JP (2005) Tropical Dry Forests of Venezuela: Characterization and Current Conservation Status1. Biotropica 37, 531-546.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2005.00071.x

Lawrence D (2005) Regional-Scale Variation in Litter Production and Seasonality in Tropical Dry Forests of Southern Mexico1. Biotropica 37, 561-570.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2005.00073.x

McLaren KP and McDonald MA (2005) Seasonal Patterns of Flowering and Fruiting in a Dry Tropical Forest in Jamaica1. Biotropica 37, 584-590.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2005.00075.x

Van Bloem SJ, Murphy PG, Lugo AE, Ostertag R, Costa MR, Bernard IR, Colón SM and Mora MC (2005) The Influence of Hurricane Winds on Caribbean Dry Forest Structure and Nutrient Pools1. Biotropica 37, 571-583.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2005.00074.x

Richardson JE, Chatrou LW, Mols JB, Erkens RHJ and Pirie MD (2004) Historical biogeography of two cosmopolitan families of flowering plants: Annonaceae and Rhamnaceae. Phil Trans R Soc B 359, 1495-1508.  http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/cgi/content/abstract/359/1450/1495

White DA and Hood CS (2004) Vegetation patterns and environmental gradients in tropical dry forests of the northern Yucatan Peninsula. Journal of Vegetation Science 15, 151-160.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2004.tb02250.x

Geron C, Harley P and Guenther A (2001) Isoprene emission capacity for US tree species. Atmospheric Environment 35, 3341-3352.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231000004076

SÁNchez O and Islebe G (2001) Vulnerability of species of trees from the mexican carribbean: With one map and 2 tables. Feddes Repertorium 112, 391-399.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fedr.4921120510

Roth LC (1999) Anthropogenic change in subtropical dry forest during a century of settlement in Jaiquí Picado, Santiago Province, Dominican Republic. Journal of Biogeography 26, 739-759.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2699.1999.00328.x

Lerdau M and Keller M (1997) Controls on isoprene emission from trees in a subtropical dry forest. Plant, Cell & Environment 20, 569-578.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3040.1997.00075.x

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ColÓn SM, Lugo AE and Ramos GonzÁlez OM Novel dry forests in southwestern Puerto Rico. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 170-177.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711001630

Holm JA, Shugart HH, Van Bloem SJ and Larocque GR Gap model development, validation, and application to succession of secondary subtropical dry forests of Puerto Rico. Ecological Modelling 233, 70-82.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380012001214

Imbert D, Roustéau A and Labbé P Ouragans et diversité biologique dans les forêts tropicales. L’exemple de la Guadeloupe. Acta Oecologica 19, 251-262.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X98800295

LÉvesque M, McLaren KP and McDonald MA Recovery and dynamics of a primary tropical dry forest in Jamaica, 10&#xa0;years after human disturbance. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 817-826.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711002787

Lane CS, Clark JJ, Knudsen A and McFarlin J Late-Holocene paleoenvironmental history of bioluminescent Laguna Grande, Puerto Rico. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 369, 99-113.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003101821200572X

McLaren KP, LÉvesque M, Sharma C, Wilson B and McDonald MA From seedlings to trees: Using ontogenetic models of growth and survivorship to assess long-term (&gt;100 years) dynamics of a neotropical dry forest. Forest Ecology and Management 262, 916-930.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112711002957

Ramjohn IA, Murphy PG, Burton TM and Lugo AE Survival and rebound of Antillean dry forests: Role of forest fragments. Forest Ecology and Management 284, 124-132.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112712004768

Ramos-Zapata JA, Zapata-Trujillo R, OrtÍz-DÍaz JJ and Guadarrama P Arbuscular mycorrhizas in a tropical coastal dune system in Yucatan, Mexico. Fungal Ecology 4, 256-261.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504811000031

 


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