Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kummerowia striata

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kummerowia striata

 

This species has also been known as:

Desmodium striatum, Hedysarum striatum, Hedysarum striatum, Kummerovia striata, Lespedeza striata, Meibomia striata, Microlespedeza makinoi, Microlespedeza striata

 

Common names:

Japanese Clover

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kummerowia striata: 115]

 

 

Popularity of Kummerowia striata over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kummerowia striata (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 Kummerowia striata 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: 757]

 

Kummerowia striata (34), Kummerowia stipulacea (8), Lead (6), plant coexistence (6), crop yield (5), Festuca arundinacea (5), forage (5), heavy metals (5), Missouri (5), Trifolium pratense (5), Cadmium (4), cultivars (4), dry matter accumulation (4), growth (4), Internet resource (4), phytoextraction (4), species differences (4), Trifolium repens (4), application rate (3), Arkansas (3), bioaccumulation (3), <ARROW Cynodon dactylon (3), Glycine max (3), grazing (3), introduced species (3), Medicago sativa (3), Nitrogen (3), nitrogen fixation (3), plant density (3), seed germination (3), seeds (3), synergism (3), 4-O-methylhonokiol (2), ACC deaminase (2), Accumulation (2), Activity (2), allelopathy (2), Anti-inflammation (2), arbuscular mycorrhiza (2), Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (2), Australia (2), Behavior (2), botanical composition (2), canopy (2), characteristics (2), chemical constituents of plants (2), chemoprevention (2), chronosequence (2), comparisons (2), Copper (2), copper mine tailings (2), C-reactive protein (2), crop mixtures (2), Crops (2), Cuscuta pentagona (2), cutting frequency (2), Dactylis glomerata (2), Decoy (2), Energy (2), ergosterol (2), establishment (2), Flavonoids (2), Food safety (2), functional group diversity (2), geographical distribution (2), Glomalin (2), Goats (2), Grassland (2), hardwood removal (2), Heavy metal-resistant-endophytic bacteria (2), Heterodera glycines (DOWN>2), host plants (2), Hydrological regimes (2), Illinois (2), Inflammation (2), Inhibitor (2), Interferon-γ (2), Interleukin-11 (2), Japanese clover (2), Kentucky (2), land restoration (2), Lespedeza (2), Lespedeza cuneata (2), Lotus corniculatus (2), mined soils (2), mortality (2), mulching (2), natural ecological restoration (2), Net photosynthetic rate (2), NF-κB (2), NF-κB (2), nifH (2), Nitric oxide (2), nitrogen content (2), NO (2), North Carolina (2), Oligonucleotides (2), oxidative stress (2), Oxymatrine (2)…..

 

[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]

 

allelopathy (48.15), forage (19.34), soil amelioration (9.92), phytoextractive (5.44), weed (2.16), revegetation (1.92), fruit (1.34), model (1.07), grain legume (1.06), phytoamelioration (0.84)…..

 

[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]

 

Sarwar N, Imran M, Shaheen MR, Ishaque W, Kamran MA, Matloob A, Rehim A and Hussain S (2017) Phytoremediation strategies for soils contaminated with heavy metals: Modifications and future perspectives. Chemosphere 171, 710-721. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653516318574

Masters RE, Montague WG and Cram DS (2016) Northern bobwhite autumn and winter food habits in restored pine–bluestem habitats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40, 300-309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wsb.646

Murray BD, Webster CR, Jenkins MA, Saunders MR and Haulton GS (2016) Ungulate impacts on herbaceous-layer plant communities in even-aged and uneven-aged managed forests. Ecosphere 7, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1378

Xu Z, Ban Y, Jiang Y, Zhang X and Liu X (2016) Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Wetland Habitats and Their Application in Constructed Wetland: A Review. Pedosphere 26, 592-617. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1002016015600674

Yan XH, Zhou B, Yin ZF, Wang N and Zhang ZG (2016) Reproductive biological characteristics potentially contributed to invasiveness in an alien invasive plant Bidens frondosa. Plant Species Biology 31, 107-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1442-1984.12092

Yang R, Guo F, Li J, Su N, Shao Z and Zan S (2016) Effect of copper tolerant Elsholtzia splendens on bacterial community associated with Commelina communis on a copper mine spoil. Journal of Environmental Sciences 46, 165-173. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1001074216300535

Zhang S-Z, Li Y-H, Kong C-H and Xu X-H (2016) Interference of allelopathic wheat with different weeds. Pest Management Science 72, 172-178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ps.3985

Bai Z, Gao Y, Xing F, Sun S, Jiao D, Wei X and Mu C (2015) Responses of two contrasting saline-alkaline grassland communities to nitrogen addition during early secondary succession. Journal of Vegetation Science 26, 686-696. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12282

Chen L, Hu X, Yang W, Xu Z, Zhang D and Gao S (2015) The effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on sex-specific responses to Pb pollution in Populus cathayana. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 113, 460-468. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651314005880

Lemaire B, Dlodlo O, et al. (2015) Symbiotic diversity, specificity and distribution of rhizobia in native legumes of the Core Cape Subregion (South Africa). FEMS Microbiol Ecol 91, 1-k-17. http://femsec.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/2/1-k

Lermen C, Mohr FBM and Alberton O (2015) Growth of Cymbopogon citratus inoculated with mycorrhizal fungi under different levels of lead. Scientia Horticulturae 186, 239-246. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423815001028

McGranahan DA, Engle DM, Mulloy JT, Miller JR and Debinski DM (2015) Land-use history and an invasive grass affect tallgrass prairie sedge community composition. Applied Vegetation Science 18, 209-219. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12136

Miao R, Jiang D, Musa A, Zhou Q, Guo M and Wang Y (2015) Effectiveness of shrub planting and grazing exclusion on degraded sandy grassland restoration in Horqin sandy land in Inner Mongolia. Ecological Engineering 74, 164-173. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857414005400

Oh SM, Kim HR, Park YJ, Lee YH and Chung KH (2015) Ethanolic extract of dandelion (Taraxacum mongolicum) induces estrogenic activity in MCF-7 cells and immature rats. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 13, 808-814. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536415300844

Rodriguez-Echeverria S and Traveset A (2015) Putative linkages between below- and aboveground mutualisms during alien plant invasions. AoB Plants 7, plv062-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/7/0/plv062

Azzouzi S, Zaabat N, Medjroubi K, Akkal S, Benlabed K, Smati F and Dijoux-Franca M-G (2014) Phytochemical and biological activities of Bituminaria bituminosa L. (Fabaceae). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 7, Supplement 1, S481-S484. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1995764514602789

Baskin CC and Baskin JM (2014) Chapter 10 - A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Temperate and Arctic Zones. In Seeds (Second Edition) (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 591-867. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978012416677600010X

Byeon J-G, Yun J-E, Jung S-Y, Ji S-J and Oh S-H (2014) Flora of Jeokgeunsan Mountain in the Civilian Control Zone, Gangwon-do, South Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 7, 471-483. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14000673

Lee R-Y, Jang H-D, Kim Y-Y, Yang S-G, Choi H-J, Ji S-J and Oh B-U (2014) Flora of vascular plants in the Chilgapsan Provincial Park, Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 7, 237-247. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14000399

Lim D-O (2014) Plant resources in seven Jeonju City reservoirs: Osongjae, Gisijae, Sunggokjae, Gujujae, Seounjae, Hwanghakjae and Hacksojae. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 7, 281-291. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14000478

Liu W, Liu G and Zhang Q (2014) Shoreline Vegetation in the Danjiangkou Reservoir: Characteristics, Related Factors, and Differences with Adjacent Riverine Wetlands. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 42, 1014-1021. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clen.201200063

Neiva KG, Catalfamo DL, Holliday S, Wallet SM and Pileggi R (2014) Propolis decreases lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory mediators in pulp cells and osteoclasts. Dental Traumatology 30, 362-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/edt.12096

Shoji A (2014) Cessation effects of grazing and burning on species composition in humid temperate semi-natural grasslands through environmental modifications. Grassland Science 60, 15-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/grs.12035

Sun B, Wagner M, Zhao Z, Li G, Wu X and Tarasov PE (2014) Archaeological discovery and research at Bianbiandong early Neolithic cave site, Shandong, China. Quaternary International 348, 169-182. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618214003796

Varga S and Kytöviita MM (2014) Variable mycorrhizal benefits on the reproductive output of Geranium sylvaticum, with special emphasis on the intermediate phenotype. Plant Biology 16, 306-314. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12050

Yang J-C, Hwang H-S, Lee H-J, Jung S-Y, Ji S-J, Oh S-H and Lee Y-M (2014) Distribution of vascular plants along the altitudinal gradient of Gyebangsan (Mt.) in Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 7, e40-e71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14000107

Yang R, Zhou G, Zan S, Guo F, Su N and Li J (2014) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi facilitate the invasion of Solidago canadensis L. in southeastern China. Acta Oecologica 61, 71-77. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X14001143

Ansong M and Pickering C (2013) A global review of weeds that can germinate from horse dung. Ecological Management & Restoration 14, 216-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/emr.12057

do Kim B, chun Kim H, tae Yoo S, geun Choi Y, koo Kang S, won Yoon J and song Kim G (2013) Flora of Vascular Plants in Ridgelines in the Palgongsa Procincial Park, Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 311-328. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600170

Han Ya, Song Cw, Koh Ws, Yon Gh, Kim Ys, Ryu Sy, Kwon Hj and Lee Kh (2013) Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Zingiber officinale roscoe Constituent 12-Dehydrogingerdione in Lipopolysaccharide-stimulated Raw 264.7 Cells. Phytotherapy Research 27, 1200-1205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.4847

Hwang H-S, Jang J-W, Jung S-Y, Lee H-J, Oh S-H and Yang J-C (2013) Distributional Characteristics of Plants in Hajo Island of Jeollanam-do, South Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 435-448. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600315

Hwang H-S, Yang J-C, Oh S-H, Lee Y-M and Chang K-S (2013) A Study on the Flora of 15 Islands in the Western Sea of Jeollanamdo Province, Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 281-310. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600169

Jang J, Chang KS, Park SH, Ji S-J, Lee HJ, Byeon JG, Hwang H-S and mi Lee Y (2013) Floristic study of Gogunsan Archipelago, Jeollabuk-do, Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 467-484. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600352

Jang J, Park S-H, Chang KS, Ji SJ, Jung SY, Lee HJ, Hwang H-s and Lee Y-M (2013) Diversity of Vascular Plants in Daebudo and Its Adjacent Regions, Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 261-280. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600157

Jung S-Y, Park S-H, Nam C-H, Lee H-J, Lee Y-M and Chang K-S (2013) The Distribution of Vascular Plants in Ulleungdo and Nearby Island Regions (Gwaneumdo, Jukdo), Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 123-156. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600066

Lee CH, Shin HT, Kwon YH, Yi MH, Yoon JW, Kim GS, Park GH and Sung JW (2013) The Vascular Plant Species in the Korean Demilitarized zone (DMZ). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 31-81. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600029

Leung HM, Leung AOW, Ye ZH, Cheung KC and Yung KKL (2013) Mixed arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungal application to improve growth and arsenic accumulation of Pteris vittata (As hyperaccumulator) grown in As-contaminated soil. Chemosphere 92, 1367-1374. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653513007182

Leung H-M, Wang Z-W, Ye Z-H, Yung K-L, Peng X-L and Cheung K-C (2013) Interactions Between Arbuscular Mycorrhizae and Plants in Phytoremediation of Metal-Contaminated Soils: A Review. Pedosphere 23, 549-563. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1002016013600491

Ramana CV, Parag B, Girija KR, Ram BR, Ramana VV and Sasikala C (2013) Rhizobium subbaraonis sp. nov., an endolithic bacterium isolated from beach sand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63, 581-585. http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/63/Pt_2/581

Varga S, Vega-Frutis R and Kytöviita M-M (2013) Transgenerational effects of plant sex and arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. New Phytologist 199, 812-821. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12305

Yoon JW, Shin HT and Yi MH (2013) Distribution of Vascular Plants in the Ulleung Forest Trail Area, Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 6, 1-30. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2287884X14600017

Yuan Y, Wang B, Zhang S, Tang J, Tu C, Hu S, Yong JWH and Chen X (2013) Enhanced allelopathy and competitive ability of invasive plant Solidago canadensis in its introduced range. J Plant Ecol 6, 253-263. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/6/3/253

Chen J, Wu F-H, Liu T-W, Chen L, Xiao Q, Dong X-J, He J-X, Pei Z-M and Zheng H-L (2012) Emissions of nitric oxide from 79 plant species in response to simulated nitrogen deposition. Environmental Pollution 160, 192-200. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749111005136

Creech MN, Katherine Kirkman L and Morris LA (2012) Alteration and Recovery of Slash Pile Burn Sites in the Restoration of a Fire-Maintained Ecosystem. Restoration Ecology 20, 505-516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00780.x

Han Ya, Song Cw, Koh Ws, Yon Gh, Kim Ys, Ryu Sy, Kwon Hj and Lee Kh (2012) Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Zingiber officinale roscoe Constituent 12-Dehydrogingerdione in Lipopolysaccharide-stimulated Raw 264.7 Cells. Phytotherapy Research, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.4847

Holimon WC, Akin JA, Baltosser WH, Rideout CW and Witsell CT (2012) Structure and composition of grassland habitats used by wintering Smiths Longspurs: the importance of native grasses

Estructura y composición de hábitats herbáceos utilizados por individuos invernales de Calcarius pictus: la importancia de yerbas nativas. Journal of Field Ornithology 83, 351-361. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1557-9263.2012.00385.x

Liu L, Hu L, Tang J, Li Y, Zhang Q and Chen X (2012) Food safety assessment of planting patterns of four vegetable-type crops grown in soil contaminated by electronic waste activities. Journal of Environmental Management 93, 22-30. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479711003203

McKenzie LA, Johnston EL and Brooks R (2012) Using clones and copper to resolve the genetic architecture of metal tolerance in a marine invader. Ecology and Evolution 2, 1319-1329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.241

Nam C-H, Park S-H, Jung S-Y, Oh SH, Hyun J-O, Kwon HJ and Chang KS (2012) The Vascular Plants of Sinan-gun Jeollanam-do Korea - Aphae-do (Is.), Bigeum-do (Is.) and Docho-do Island. Journal of Korean Nature 5, 65-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1976864814600992

Xu ZY, Tang M, Chen H, Ban YH and Zhang HH (2012) Microbial community structure in the rhizosphere of Sophora viciifolia grown at a lead and zinc mine of northwest China. Science of The Total Environment 435–436, 453-464. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969712009746

Yang F, Liu W-W, Wang J, Liao L and Wang Y (2012) Riparian vegetation’s responses to the new hydrological regimes from the Three Gorges Project: Clues to revegetation in reservoir water-level-fluctuation zone. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32, 89-98. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1872203212000091

Yang R, Liu L, Zan S, Tang J and Chen X (2012) Plant species coexistence alleviates the impacts of lead on Zea mays L. Journal of Environmental Sciences 24, 396-401. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1001074211607213

Yao LJ, Shen YY, Zhan JP, Xu W, Cui GL and Wei GH (2012) Rhizobium taibaishanense sp. nov., isolated from a root nodule of Kummerowia striata. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62, 335-341. http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/62/2/335

Zeng S-L, Zhang T-T, Gao Y, Li B, Fang C-M, Flory SL and Zhao B (2012) Road effects on vegetation composition in a saline environment. J Plant Ecol 5, 206-218. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/2/206

Zuo X, Zhao X, Zhao H, Zhang T, Li Y, Wang S, Li W and Powers R (2012) Scale dependent effects of environmental factors on vegetation pattern and composition in Horqin Sandy Land, Northern China. Geoderma 173–174, 1-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016706111002886

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kummerowia striata: 115; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Ramana CV, Parag B, Girija KR, Ram BR, Ramana VV and Sasikala C (2013) Rhizobium subbaraonis sp. nov., an endolithic bacterium isolated from beach sand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63, 581-585.  http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/63/Pt_2/581

Yuan Y, Wang B, Zhang S, Tang J, Tu C, Hu S, Yong JWH and Chen X (2013) Enhanced allelopathy and competitive ability of invasive plant Solidago canadensis in its introduced range. J Plant Ecol 6, 253-263.  http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/6/3/253

Chen J, Wu F-H, Liu T-W, Chen L, Xiao Q, Dong X-J, He J-X, Pei Z-M and Zheng H-L (2012) Emissions of nitric oxide from 79 plant species in response to simulated nitrogen deposition. Environmental Pollution 160, 192-200.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749111005136

Creech MN, Katherine Kirkman L and Morris LA (2012) Alteration and Recovery of Slash Pile Burn Sites in the Restoration of a Fire-Maintained Ecosystem. Restoration Ecology 20, 505-516.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00780.x

Han Ya, Song Cw, Koh Ws, Yon Gh, Kim Ys, Ryu Sy, Kwon Hj and Lee Kh (2012) Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Zingiber officinale roscoe Constituent 12-Dehydrogingerdione in Lipopolysaccharide-stimulated Raw 264.7 Cells. Phytotherapy Research, n/a-n/a.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.4847

Liu L, Hu L, Tang J, Li Y, Zhang Q and Chen X (2012) Food safety assessment of planting patterns of four vegetable-type crops grown in soil contaminated by electronic waste activities. Journal of Environmental Management 93, 22-30.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479711003203

McKenzie LA, Johnston EL and Brooks R (2012) Using clones and copper to resolve the genetic architecture of metal tolerance in a marine invader. Ecology and Evolution 2, 1319-1329.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.241

Yang F, Liu W-W, Wang J, Liao L and Wang Y (2012) Riparian vegetation’s responses to the new hydrological regimes from the Three Gorges Project: Clues to revegetation in reservoir water-level-fluctuation zone. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32, 89-98.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1872203212000091

Yang R, Liu L, Zan S, Tang J and Chen X (2012) Plant species coexistence alleviates the impacts of lead on Zea mays L. Journal of Environmental Sciences 24, 396-401.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1001074211607213

Yao LJ, Shen YY, Zhan JP, Xu W, Cui GL and Wei GH (2012) Rhizobium taibaishanense sp. nov., isolated from a root nodule of Kummerowia striata. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62, 335-341.  http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/62/2/335

Zeng S-L, Zhang T-T, Gao Y, Li B, Fang C-M, Flory SL and Zhao B (2012) Road effects on vegetation composition in a saline environment. J Plant Ecol 5, 206-218.  http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/2/206

Zuo X, Zhao X, Zhao H, Zhang T, Li Y, Wang S, Li W and Powers R (2012) Scale dependent effects of environmental factors on vegetation pattern and composition in Horqin Sandy Land, Northern China. Geoderma 173–174, 1-9.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016706111002886

Creech MN, Katherine Kirkman L and Morris LA (2011) Alteration and Recovery of Slash Pile Burn Sites in the Restoration of a Fire-Maintained Ecosystem. Restoration Ecology, no-no.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2011.00780.x

Davidson AM, Jennions M and Nicotra AB (2011) Do invasive species show higher phenotypic plasticity than native species and, if so, is it adaptive? A meta-analysis. Ecology Letters 14, 419-431.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01596.x

Haddad JJ and Abdel-Karim NE (2011) NF-κB cellular and molecular regulatory mechanisms and pathways: Therapeutic pattern or pseudoregulation? Cellular Immunology 271, 5-14.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0008874911001596

Havilah EJ (2011) FORAGES AND PASTURES | Annual Forage and Pasture Crops – Species and Varieties. In ‘Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds Editor-in-Chief:  John WF) pp. 552-562. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978012374407400193X

Lindstrom K and Young JPW (2011) International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes * Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Agrobacterium and Rhizobium: Minutes of the meeting, 7 September 2010, Geneva, Switzerland. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61, 3089-3093.  http://ijs.sgmjournals.org

Liu L, Li Y, Tang J, Hu L and Chen X (2011) Plant coexistence can enhance phytoextraction of cadmium by tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) in contaminated soil. Journal of Environmental Sciences 23, 453-460.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1001074210604305

Liu L, Li Y, Tang J, Hu L and Chen X (2011) Plant coexistence can enhance phytoextraction of cadmium by tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) in contaminated soil. J Environ Sci (China) 23, 453-60.

Muir JP, Pitman WD and Foster JL (2011) Sustainable, low-input, warm-season, grass–legume grassland mixtures: mission (nearly) impossible? Grass and Forage Science 66, 301-315.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2494.2011.00806.x

Tovar-Luna I, Puchala R, Gipson TA, Detweiler GD, Dawson LJ, Sahlu T, Keli A and Goetsch AL (2011) Effects of night-locking and stage of production on forage intake, digestion, behavior, and energy utilization by meat goat does grazing grass/legume pasture. Livestock Science 140, 225-245.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1871141311001417

Yao LJ, Shen YY, Zhan JP, Xu W, Cui GL and Wei G (2011) Rhizobium taibaishanense sp. nov., a novel species isolated from root nodule of Kummerowia striata in China. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, ijs.0.029108-0.  http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/ijs.0.029108-0v1

Yuan X, Sun Y, Miao N, Sun S, Wang Y, Hu Z, Yuan J, Xu M and Liu Z (2011) The synergistic anti-inflammatory effect of the combination of sodium ferulate and oxymatrine and its modulation on inflammation-associated mediators in RAW 264.7 cells. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 1477-1485.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006040

Zeng S-L, Zhang T-T, Gao Y, Li B, Fang C-M, Flory SL and Zhao B (2011) Road effects on vegetation composition in a saline environment. J Plant Ecol, rtr014.  http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/rtr014v1

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