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

Kurzia pauciflora



This species is usually known as:

Kurzia pauciflora


This species has also been known as:

Jungermannia setacea


No common names have been found



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kurzia pauciflora: 22]



Popularity of Kurzia pauciflora over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kurzia pauciflora (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 Kurzia pauciflora 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: 74]


Sphagnum (6), bryophyte (2), peatland (2), peatland ecology (2), Vascular plant (2), Vegetation change (2), 137Cs (1), alkaline pollution (1), Anticosti Island (1), ascomycete (1), atmospheric input (1), bog vegetation (1), bootstrapping (1), Calluna (1), Canonical Correspondence Analysis (1), CCA (1), climate change (1), demography (1), elasticity analysis (1), ericoid mycorrhiza (1), Eutrophication (1), functional type (1), gradient (1), grazing intensity (1), GRM (1), Hepatics (1), Herbivory (1), Kisselbergmosen (1), Leafy liverwort (1), lichen (1), life-table response experiment analysis (1), Markov model (1), Monitoring (1), morphogenesis (1), Norway (1), Ombrogenous mire (1), ombrotrophic bogs (1), partial analysis (1), PCA (1), peatland exploitation (1), Permanent plot (1), Plant diversity (1), population growth rate (1), protonemata (1), RDA (1), recovery (1), regional sampling (1), rhizoid infection (1), rhizoids (1), scale (1), shared hosts (1), Species richness (1), Subarctic (1), Succession (1), symbiotic fungi (1), transition matrix modelling (1), van der Meijden (1990) and Clapham et al. (1989) for vascular plants and Watson (1978), Landwehr (1984) and Touw & Rubers (1989) for mosses and liverworts (1), Vegetation development (1), Vegetation dynamics (1), vegetation recovery (1), warming experiment (1), water-table depth (1), Wetland (1), White-tailed deer (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]


turf (73.58), allelopathy (17.57), fruit (3.52), hemiparasite (1.67), medicinal (0.54), poison (0.39), weed (0.30), ornamental (0.25), starch (0.18), cereal (0.12)…..


[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]


Harris A, Charnock R and Lucas RM (2015) Hyperspectral remote sensing of peatland floristic gradients. Remote Sensing of Environment 162, 99-111.

van Diggelen JMH, Bense IHM, Brouwer E, Limpens J, van Schie JMM, Smolders AJP and Lamers LPM (2015) Restoration of acidified and eutrophied rich fens: Long-term effects of traditional management and experimental liming. Ecological Engineering 75, 208-216.

Lee H, Alday JG, Rose RJ, OReilly J and Marrs RH (2013) Long-term effects of rotational prescribed burning and low-intensity sheep grazing on blanket-bog plant communities. Journal of Applied Ecology 50, 625-635.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kurzia pauciflora: 22; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Paal J, Vellak K, Liira J and Karofeld E (2010) Bog Recovery in Northeastern Estonia after the Reduction of Atmospheric Pollutant Input. Restoration Ecology 18, 387-400.

Lang SI, Cornelissen JHC, Hölzer A, Ter Braak CJF, Ahrens M, Callaghan TV and Aerts R (2009) Determinants of cryptogam composition and diversity in Sphagnum-dominated peatlands: the importance of temporal, spatial and functional scales. Journal of Ecology 97, 299-310.

Gunnarsson U and Flodin L-Š(2007) Vegetation shifts towards wetter site conditions on oceanic ombrotrophic bogs in southwestern Sweden. Journal of Vegetation Science 18, 595-604.

Pellerin S, Huot J and Côté SD (2006) Long-term effects of deer browsing and trampling on the vegetation of peatlands. Biological Conservation 128, 316-326.

Nordbakken JF, Rydgren K and Økland RH (2004) Demography and population dynamics of Drosera anglica and D. rotundifolia. Journal of Ecology 92, 110-121.

Kottke I, Beiter A, Weiss M, Haug I, Oberwinkler F and Nebel M (2003) Heterobasidiomycetes form symbiotic associations with hepatics: Jungermanniales have sebacinoid mycobionts while Aneura pinguis (Metzgeriales) is associated with a Tulasnella species. Mycological Research 107, 957-968.

(2001) Index du tome 22. Cryptogamie Bryologie 22, 291-301.

Cooper A, McCann TP and Hamill B (2001) Vegetation regeneration on blanket mire after mechanized peat-cutting. Global Ecology and Biogeography 10, 275-289.

Nordbakken J-F (2001) Fine-scale five-year vegetation change in boreal bog vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science 12, 771-778.

Oliván G, Fuertes E and Acón M (2001) Flora briológica de la Sierra de Peña Sagra (Cantabria, España). Cryptogamie Bryologie 22, 129-144.

(1999) Index du tome 20. Cryptogamie Bryologie 20, 293-302.

van Groenendael JM, Roepers RG, Woltjer I and Zweers HR (1996) Vegetation succession in lakes of West Connemara, Ireland: comparing predicted and actual changes. Journal of Vegetation Science 7, 211-218.

Duckett JG and Read DJ (1995) Ericoid mycorrhizas and rhizoid-ascomycete associations in liverworts share the same mycobiont: isolation of the partners and resynthesis of the associations in vitro. New Phytologist 129, 439-447.

Van Groenendael JM, Van Mansfeld MJM, Roozen AJM and Westhoff V (1993) Vegetation succession in lakes in the coastal fringe of West Connemara, Ireland. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 3, 25-41.

Økland RH (1990) A phytoecological study of the mire Northern Kisselbergmosen, SE Norway. III. Diversity and habitat niche relationships. Nordic Journal of Botany 10, 191-220.

Økland RH (1990) A phytoecological study of the mire Northern Kisselbergmosen, SE Norway. II. Identification of gradients by detrended (canonical) correspondence analysis. Nordic Journal of Botany 10, 79-108.

Økland RH (1990) Regional variation in SE Fennoscandian mire vegetation. Nordic Journal of Botany 10, 285-310.

Duckett JG and Clymo RS (1988) Regeneration of bog liverworts. New Phytologist 110, 119-127.

van Baaren M, During H and Leltz G (1988) Bryophyte communities in mesotrophic fens in the Netherlands. Ecography 11, 32-40.

Clymo RS and Duckett JG (1986) REGENERATION OF SPHAGNUM. New Phytologist 102, 589-614.

Økland RH (1986) Reseating of ecological gradients. II. The effect of scale on symmetry of species response curves. Nordic Journal of Botany 6, 661-670.

Grolle R (1976) Verzeichnis der Lebermoose Europas und benachbarter Gebiete. Feddes Repertorium 87, 171-279.


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