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

Kunzea ericifolia

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kunzea ericifolia

 

This species has also been known as:

Kunzea ericifolia subsp. ericifolia, Kunzea ericifolia var. glabrior

 

Common names:

Spearwood, Pondil

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kunzea ericifolia: 15]

 

 

Popularity of Kunzea ericifolia over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kunzea ericifolia (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 Kunzea ericifolia 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: 64]

 

Banksia woodland (2), Chrysanthemum white rust (2), Climate change (2), DNA extraction (2), Drawdown (2), Groundwater management (2), Kunzea (2), Monitoring (2), Nucleotide repeats (2), Phreatophyte (2), Puccinia chrysanthemi (2), Puccinia tanaceti (2), Vegetation (2), aerosol smoke (1), Banksia woodland, sand extraction, seedbank, rehabilitation, mining, seedling recruitment (1), chemical constituents of plants (1), chemical structure (1), Corymbia (1), derivatives (1), ericifolione (1), Flavanone (1), Fusilade Forte™ (1), Fusilade® (1), germination (1), hexanoic acid (1), Insecticide (1), ITS rRNA (1), land restoration (1), leaves (1), mulch (1), Myrtaceae (1), nested PCR (1), New Zealand (1), pesticidal plants (1), polymer seed coats (1), Psidium guajava (1), quarantine (1), restoration (1), sand extraction (1), seed broadcasting (1), seed germination (1), Seedling health (1), seedling recruitment (1), smoke water (1), species richness (1), spectral analysis (1), stems (1), Syzygium jambos (1), Tetramethylcyclohexenedione (1), topsoil (1), Weeds (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]

 

smoking (93.55), timber (2.52), revegetation (2.06), medicinal (0.26), poison (0.19), weed (0.14), ornamental (0.12), starch (0.09), cereal (0.06), nutraceutical (0.06)…..

 

[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]

 

Tobias PA, Guest DI, Külheim C, Hsieh J-F and Park RF (2016) A curious case of resistance to a new encounter pathogen: myrtle rust in Australia. Molecular Plant Pathology 17, 783-788. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mpp.12331

Vasconcelos TNC and Proenca CEB (2015) Floral cost vs. floral display: Insights from the megadiverse Myrtales suggest that energetically expensive floral parts are less phylogenetically constrained. Am. J. Botany 102, 900-909. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/102/6/900

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kunzea ericifolia: 15; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Froend R and Sommer B (2010) Phreatophytic vegetation response to climatic and abstraction-induced groundwater drawdown: Examples of long-term spatial and temporal variability in community response. Ecological Engineering 36, 1191-1200.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857409003322

Alaei H, De Backer M, Nuytinck J, Maes M, HÖfte M and Heungens K (2009) Phylogenetic relationships of Puccinia horiana and other rust pathogens of Chrysanthemum Ã— morifolium based on rDNA ITS sequence analysis. Mycological Research 113, 668-683.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756209000458

Rokich DP, Harma J, Turner SR, Sadler RJ and Tan BH (2009) Fluazifop-p-butyl herbicide: Implications for germination, emergence and growth of Australian plant species. Biological Conservation 142, 850-869.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320708004862

Langrell SRH, Glen M and Alfenas AC (2008) Molecular diagnosis of Puccinia psidii (guava rust) – a quarantine threat to Australian eucalypt and Myrtaceae biodiversity. Plant Pathology 57, 687-701.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3059.2008.01844.x

Grgurinovic CA, Walsh D and Macbeth F (2006) Eucalyptus rust caused by Puccinia psidii and the threat it poses to Australia1. EPPO Bulletin 36, 486-489.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2338.2006.01048.x

Turner SR, Pearce B, Rokich DP, Dunn RR, Merritt DJ, Majer JD and Dixon KW (2006) Influence of Polymer Seed Coatings, Soil Raking, and Time of Sowing on Seedling Performance in Post-Mining Restoration. Restoration Ecology 14, 267-277.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2006.00129.x

Khambay BPS, Beddie DG and Simmonds MSJ (2002) An insecticidal mixture of tetramethylcyclohexenedione isomers from Kunzea ambigua and Kunzea baxterii. Phytochemistry 59, 69-71.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942201004101

Rokich DP, Dixon KW, Sivasithamparam K and Meney KA (2002) Smoke, Mulch, and Seed Broadcasting Effects on Woodland Restoration in Western Australia. Restoration Ecology 10, 185-194.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1526-100X.2002.02040.x

Rokich DP, Dixon KW, Sivasithamparam K and Meney KA (2000) Topsoil Handling and Storage Effects on Woodland Restoration in Western Australia. Restoration Ecology 8, 196-208.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1526-100x.2000.80027.x

Khambay B, Beddie D, Simmonds M and Green P (1999) A new insecticidal pyranocyclohexenedione from kunzea ericifolia. J Nat Prod 62, 1423-4.

Khambay BPS, Beddie DG, Simmonds MSJ and Green PWC (1999) A new insecticidal pyranocyclohexenedione from Kunzea ericifolia. Journal of natural products. 62, 1423-1424.

(1994) Subject index. Mycological Research 98, 1478-1493.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756209810812

Frazer LN and Moore D (1994) One stop mycology. Mycological Research 98, 1210-1215.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756209802074

Shivas RG and Walker J (1994) Puccinia cygnorum sp. nov. on Kunzea ericifolia in Australia. Mycological Research 98, 22-24.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756209803304

O’Connor JA, Parbery dG and Strauss W (1974) The effects of phytotoxic gases on native Australian plant species: Part 1. Acute effects of sulphur dioxide. Environmental Pollution (1970) 7, 7-23.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0013932774900032

Alaei H, De Backer M, Nuytinck J, Maes M, Höfte M and Heungens K Phylogenetic relationships of Puccinia horiana and other rust pathogens of Chrysanthemum × morifolium based on rDNA ITS sequence analysis. Mycological Research 113, 668-683.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756209000458

Froend R and Sommer B Phreatophytic vegetation response to climatic and abstraction-induced groundwater drawdown: Examples of long-term spatial and temporal variability in community response. Ecological Engineering 36, 1191-1200.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857409003322

 


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