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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Najas gracillima

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Najas gracillima

 

This species has also been known as:

Caulinia amurensis, Caulinia japonica, Caulinia tenuissima subsp. amurensis, Najas indica var. gracillima, Najas japonica, Najas tenuissima subsp. amurensis

 

Common names:

Slender Waternymph

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Najas gracillima: 23]

 

 

Popularity of Najas gracillima over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Najas gracillima (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 Najas gracillima 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: 66]

 

Biological assessment (4), IBI (4), Aquatic macrophytes (2), Aquatic plants (2), Conservation (2), dispersal (2), Ecosystem threat (2), Endangered species (2), Hydrophyte (2), Lake monitoring (2), Lentic water bodies (2), Macophytes (2), Metrics (2), Minnesota lakes (2), Point intercept (2), alien plant (1), aquatic weed (1), biodiversity (1), Characean (1), Colonization (1), Conductivity (1), Co-occurrence (1), Cyperus difformis (1), Elodeid (1), Historical change (1), Immigration (1), invasive species (1), Isoetid (1), Macrofossils (1), macrophyte (1), macrophytes (1), mechanized harvest and planting (1), metacommunities (1), modern analog studies (1), preservation (1), production (1), representation (1), Residential land use (1), seagrass (1), Sediment type (1), seeds (1), spatial structure (1), surface samples (1), taphonomy (1), Tennessee (1), variance partitioning (1), vegetation composition (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]

 

aquatic (98.42), medicinal (0.22), weed (0.12), fruit (0.11), poison (0.11), timber (0.11), starch (0.07), nutraceutical (0.05), grain legume (0.05), oilseed/fat (0.05)…..

 

[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]

 

Nasu H and Momohara A (2016) The beginnings of rice and millet agriculture in prehistoric Japan. Quaternary International 397, 504-512. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215006436

Nunes LA and Pearson RG (2016) A null biogeographical test for assessing ecological niche evolution. Journal of Biogeography, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12910

Osawa T, Kohyama K and Mitsuhashi H (2016) Trade-off relationship between modern agriculture and biodiversity: Heavy consolidation work has a long-term negative impact on plant species diversity. Land Use Policy 54, 78-84. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026483771600017X

Les DH, Peredo EL, King UM, Benoit LK, Tippery NP, Ball CJ and Shannon RK (2015) Through thick and thin: Cryptic sympatric speciation in the submersed genus Najas (Hydrocharitaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 82, Part A, 15-30. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S105579031400342X

Les DH, Peredo EL, et al. (2015) Najas minor (Hydrocharitaceae) in North America: A reappraisal. Aquatic Botany 126, 60-72. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377015300036

Pernollet CA, Simpson D, Gauthier-Clerc M and Guillemain M (2015) Rice and duck, a good combination? Identifying the incentives and triggers for joint rice farming and wild duck conservation. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 214, 118-132. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016788091530061X

Reynolds C, Miranda NAF and Cumming GS (2015) The role of waterbirds in the dispersal of aquatic alien and invasive species. Diversity and Distributions 21, 744-754. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12334

Pinke G, Csiky J, Mesterházy A, Tari L, Pál RW, Botta-Dukát Z and Czúcz B (2014) The impact of management on weeds and aquatic plant communities in Hungarian rice crops. Weed Research 54, 388-397. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/wre.12084

Dieffenbacher-Krall AC (2013) PLANT MACROFOSSIL METHODS AND STUDIES | Surface Samples, Taphonomy, Representation A2 - Elias, Scott A. In ‘Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds Mock CJ) pp. 684-689. (Elsevier: Amsterdam). //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444536433002090

Les DH, Peredo EL, Benoit LK, Tippery NP, King UM and Sheldon SP (2013) Phytogeography of Najas gracillima (Hydrocharitaceae) in North America and its cryptic introduction to California. American journal of botany. 100, 1905-1915. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1300005

Brundu G, Stinca A, et al. (2012) Pistia stratiotes L. and Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms.: emerging invasive alien hydrophytes in Campania and Sardinia (Italy). EPPO Bulletin 42, 568-579. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/epp.12004

Hussner A (2012) Alien aquatic plant species in European countries. Weed Research 52, 297-306. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.2012.00926.x

Radomski P and Perleberg D (2012) Application of a versatile aquatic macrophyte integrity index for Minnesota lakes. Ecological Indicators 20, 252-268. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X12000581

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Najas gracillima: 23; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Hussner A (2012) Alien aquatic plant species in European countries. Weed Research 52, 297-306.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.2012.00926.x

Radomski P and Perleberg D (2012) Application of a versatile aquatic macrophyte integrity index for Minnesota lakes. Ecological Indicators 20, 252-268.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X12000581

Chappuis E, Gacia E and Ballesteros E (2011) Changes in aquatic macrophyte flora over the last century in Catalan water bodies (NE Spain). Aquatic Botany 95, 268-277.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377011001252

Beck MW, Hatch LK, Vondracek B and Valley RD (2010) Development of a macrophyte-based index of biotic integrity for Minnesota lakes. Ecological Indicators 10, 968-979.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X10000294

Capers RS, Selsky R and Bugbee GJ (2010) The relative importance of local conditions and regional processes in structuring aquatic plant communities. Freshwater Biology 55, 952-966.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02328.x

Ruhl HA and Rybicki NB (2010) Long-term reductions in anthropogenic nutrients link to improvements in Chesapeake Bay habitat. PNAS 107, 16566-16570.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/107/38/16566

Shafer D and Bergstrom P (2010) An Introduction to a Special Issue on Large-Scale Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration Research in the Chesapeake Bay: 2003–2008. Restoration Ecology 18, 481-489.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00689.x

Borman SC, Galatowitsch SM and Newman RM (2009) The effects of species immigrations and changing conditions on isoetid communities. Aquatic Botany 91, 143-150.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377009000564

Brochet A-L, Guillemain M, Fritz H, Gauthier-Clerc M and Green AJ (2009) The role of migratory ducks in the long-distance dispersal of native plants and the spread of exotic plants in Europe. Ecography 32, 919-928.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0587.2009.05757.x

A.C D-K (2007) PLANT MACROFOSSIL METHODS AND STUDIES | Surface Samples, Taphonomy, Representation. In ‘Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science’ (Ed.^(Eds Editor-in-Chief:   Scott AE) pp. 2367-2374. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0444527478002167

Hilgartner WB and Brush GS (2006) Prehistoric habitat stability and post-settlement habitat change in a Chesapeake Bay freshwater tidal wetland, USA. The Holocene 16, 479-494.  http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/16/4/479

Almquist H, Dieffenbacher-Krall AC, Flanagan-Brown R and Sanger D (2001) The Holocene record of lake levels of Mansell Pond, central Maine, USA. The Holocene 11, 189-201.  http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/2/189

Delcourt PA and Delcourt HR (1996) Quaternary paleoecology of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Engineering Geology 45, 219-242.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795296000154

Garrett E C (1993) Species diversity in aquatic angiosperms: latitudinal patterns. Aquatic Botany 44, 229-258.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304377093900725

Les DH and Philbrick CT (1993) Studies of hybridization and chromosome number variation in aquatic angiosperms: evolutionary implications. Aquatic Botany 44, 181-228.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304377093900714

Ronald L S (1993) Phytogeographical outline of aquatic and wetland angiosperms in continental eastern North America. Aquatic Botany 44, 259-301.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304377093900736

Occhietti S and Clet M (1989) The last interglacial/glacial group of sediments in the St Lawrence Valley, Quebec, Canada. Quaternary International 3-4, 123-129.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/1040618289900827

Brush GS and Davis FW (1984) Stratigraphic evidence of human disturbance in an estuary. Quaternary Research 22, 91-108.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0033589484900097

Webb DH and Dennis WM (1981) Additions to the flora of Tennessee. Sida; contributions to botany. 9, 184-185.

Delcourt PA, Delcourt HR, Brister RC and Lackey LE (1980) Quaternary vegetation history of the Mississippi embayment. Quaternary Research 13, 111-132.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0033589480900861

Eva P (1979) Survey of the ecology of submerged aquatic macrophytes in Central Canada. Aquatic Botany 7, 339-357.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304377079900342

Adams FS, Cole Jr H and Massie LB (1973) Element constitution of selected aquatic vascular plants from Pennsylvania: Submersed and floating leaved species and rooted emergent species. Environmental Pollution (1970) 5, 117-147.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0013932773900165

W.A W (1973) The vegetation record of a mid-Wisconsin interstadial in northwest Georgia. Quaternary Research 3, 257-268.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0033589473900446

Beck MW, Hatch LK, Vondracek B and Valley RD Development of a macrophyte-based index of biotic integrity for Minnesota lakes. Ecological Indicators 10, 968-979.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X10000294

Chappuis E, Gacia Ea and Ballesteros E Changes in aquatic macrophyte flora over the last century in Catalan water bodies (NE Spain). Aquatic Botany 95, 268-277.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377011001252

Radomski P and Perleberg D Application of a versatile aquatic macrophyte integrity index for Minnesota lakes. Ecological Indicators 20, 252-268.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X12000581

Ruhl HA and Rybicki NB From the Cover: Long-term reductions in anthropogenic nutrients link to improvements in Chesapeake Bay habitat. PNAS 107, 16566-16570.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/107/38/16566

 


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