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

Kyllinga squamulata

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kyllinga squamulata

 

This species has also been known as:

Cyperus metzii, Kyllinga cristata, Kyllinga dentata, Kyllinga metzii, Kyllinga squamulosa

 

Common names:

Asian Spikesedge

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kyllinga squamulata: 16]

 

 

Popularity of Kyllinga squamulata over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kyllinga squamulata (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 Kyllinga squamulata 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: 91]

 

Kyllinga (5), kyllinga squamulata (3), weed control (3), Adjuvants (2), Biological homogenisation (2), Bujumbura (2), Burundi (2), Chemical weed control (2), Cynodon dactylon (2), golf courses (2), growth (2), herbicides (2), Invasive plants (2), kyllinga brevifolia (2), kyllinga pumila (2), lawns and turf (2), South Carolina (2), Surfactants (2), Urban ecology (2), Urbanization (2), weed biology (2), air temperature (1), application rate (1), application timing (1), biomass production (1), Cover crop (1), cutting frequency (1), Cynodon transvaalensis (1), descriptions (1), dry matter partitioning (1), flowering (1), geographical distribution (1), Grasses (1), height (1), herbicidal properties (1), Herbicide (1), herbicide mixtures (1), hybrids (1), identification (1), imazaquin (1), inflorescences (1), keys (1), kyllinga gracillima (1), kyllinga nemoralis (1), kyllinga odorata (1), Maize population (1), mowing (1), MSMA (herbicide) (1), night temperature (1), oxadiazon (1), plant characteristics (1), plant morphology (1), roots (1), Sedges (1), seed germination (1), shoots (1), species differences (1), sulfentrazone (1), temperature (1), United States (1), Weed competition (1), Weed dry matter (1), Weed species diversity (1), weeds (1), weight (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]

 

weed (80.64), cereal (6.79), medicinal (1.41), turf (1.35), timber (1.29), fruit (1.03), poison (1.02), ornamental (0.65), starch (0.47), grain legume (0.44)…..

 

[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]

 

Chikoye D, Abaidoo R and Fontem LA (2014) Response of weeds and soil microorganisms to imazaquin and pendimethalin in cowpea and soybean. Crop Protection 65, 168-172. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219414002245

Hoyle JA, McElroy JS and Guertal EA (2013) Soil Texture and Planting Depth Affect Large Crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis), Virginia buttonweed (Diodia virginiana), and Cocks-comb Kyllinga (Kyllinga squamulata) Emergence. HortScience 48, 633-636. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/48/5/633

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kyllinga squamulata: 16; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Hoyle JA, McElroy JS and Guertal EA (2013) Soil Texture and Planting Depth Affect Large Crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis), Virginia buttonweed (Diodia virginiana), and Cock’s-comb Kyllinga (Kyllinga squamulata) Emergence. HortScience 48, 633-636.  http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/48/5/633

Bigirimana J, Bogaert J, De Canniere C, Lejoly J and Parmentier I (2011) Alien plant species dominate the vegetation in a city of Sub-Saharan Africa. Landscape and Urban Planning 100, 251-267.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204611000211

Chikoye D, Lum AF and Udensi UE (2010) Efficacy of a new glyphosate formulation for weed control in maize in southwest Nigeria. Crop Protection 29, 947-952.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219410001742

Balasubramanian V, Sie M, Hijmans RJ and Otsuka K (2007) Increasing Rice Production in SubSaharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. In ‘Advances in Agronomy’ (Ed.^(Eds Donald LS) pp. 55-133. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065211306940024

McCullough PE, Whitwell T, McCarty LB and Liu H (2007) Dwarf Bermudagrass Tolerance to Preemergence Herbicides. HortScience 42, 673-677.  http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/42/3/673

Chikoye D, Udensi UE and Fontem Lum A (2005) Evaluation of a new formulation of atrazine and metolachlor mixture for weed control in maize in Nigeria. Crop Protection 24, 1016-1020.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219405000827

Chikoye D, Schulz S and Ekeleme F (2004) Evaluation of integrated weed management practices for maize in the northern Guinea savanna of Nigeria. Crop Protection 23, 895-900.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219404000420

Bunnell BT, McCarty LB, Lowe DB and Higingbottom JK (2001) Kyllinga squamulata control in bermudagrass turf. Weed technology : a journal of the Weed Science Society of America. 15, 310-314.

Lowe DB, McCarty LB, Whitwell T and Bridges WC (1999) Temperature influences Kyllinga brevifolia and K. squamulata growth. Weed science 47, 662-666.

Bunnell BT, McCarty LB, Lowe DB, Whitwell T and Higingbottom JK (1998) Pre and postemergence control of kyllinga in turf. Proceedings, Southern Weed Science Society., 51.

Lowe DB, Whitwell T and McCarty B (1998) Temperature influences germination and growth of Kyllinga species. Proceedings of the ... annual meeting., 52.

Bryson CT, Carter R, McCarty LB and Yelverton FH (1997) Kyllinga, a genus of neglected weeds in the continental United States. Weed technology : a journal of the Weed Science Society of America. 11, 838-842.

Le Bourgeois T and Guillerm JL (1995) Etendue de distribution et degré d’infestation des adventices dans la rotation cotonnière au Nord-Cameroun. Weed Research 35, 89-98.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.1995.tb02021.x

Weber G, Elemo K and Lagoke STO (1995) Weed communities in intensified cereal-based cropping systems of the northern Guinea savanna. Weed Research 35, 167-178.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.1995.tb02030.x

Traore H and Ensa JM (1992) Flore adventice des cultures céréalieres annuelles du Burkina Faso. Weed Research 32, 279-293.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.1992.tb01888.x

Govindarajalu E (1969) The systematic anatomy of south Indian Cyperaceae: Cyperus L. subgen. Kyllinga (Rottb.) Suringar. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 62, 41-58.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.1969.tb01955.x

Bigirimana J, Bogaert J, De Canniere C, Lejoly J and Parmentier I Alien plant species dominate the vegetation in a city of Sub-Saharan Africa. Landscape and Urban Planning 100, 251-267.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204611000211

Chikoye D, Lum AF and Udensi UE Efficacy of a new glyphosate formulation for weed control in maize in southwest Nigeria. Crop Protection 29, 947-952.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219410001742

 


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