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

Najas indica

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Najas indica

 

This species has also been known as:

Najas indica var. gracillima

 

No common names have been found

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Najas indica: 28]

 

 

Popularity of Najas indica over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Najas indica (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 indica 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: 193]

 

Phytoremediation (7), Superoxide dismutase (7), Accumulation (5), Antioxidants (4), Antioxidant enzymes (3), aquatic plants (3), Catalase (3), Heavy metals (3), Lead (3), Lipid peroxidation (3), Najas indica (3), Anti-oxidative defences (2), Aquatic macrophytes (2), Arsenic (2), Arsenic accumulation (2), Arsenic speciation (2), Arsenic translocation (2), Biogeochemistry (2), Biological stress (2), Biomarkers (2), Chlorophyll content (2), Chromium (VI) (2), Crop (2), Detoxification (2), Ecotype (2), EDTA (2), Glutathione reductase (2), Halimione portulacoides (2), Hydrilla verticillata (2), Linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (2), LMWOA (2), Macrophyte (2), Malondialdehyde (2), Metal (2), Microcystins (2), Micro-organism (2), Najas gramenia (2), Organic ligand (2), Oxidative stress (2), Pb (2), Pollution (2), Salinity (2), Speciation (2), St. Johns River (2), Sublethal effects (2), Submerged macrophytes (2), Uptake mechanisms (2), Vallisneria americana (2), Vallisneria natans (Lour.) Hara (2), Wastewater (2), Zea mays L. (2), acid phosphatase (1), Aquatic macrophyte (1), Ascorbate peroxidase (1), Assisted phytoextraction (1), Bacopa monnieri (1), betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase (1), Bioaccumulation (1), Cd (1), Chelating agents (1), Chlorophyll (1), chlorophyll a fluorescence (1), Chromium (1), Complex (1), Diffusion (1), Discount mean time to extinction (1), dry matter accumulation (1), environmental and climate change (1), Environmental impact assessment (1), Esterase variations (1), Glutathione (1), Glutathione peroxidase (1), glycinebetaine accumulation (1), Internalization (1), Ion-interaction (1), lake level fluctuations (1), Lemna minor (1), Medicinal plant (1), Microbiology (1), mining ecotype (ME) (1), NaCl (1), nitrogen (1), nutrient uptake (1), organic fertilizers (1), Oryza sativa (1), Peroxidases (1), pH stress (1), Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (1), photosynthetic ability (1), phytase (1), pigment (1), Pistia stratiotes (1), plant growth (1), Plant growth regulator (1), pollen and diatom studies (1), Proline accumulation (1), quaternary (1), Red List (1), Regulation (1), rice (1), saline acidic soil (1), saline alkaline soil (1), Salt tolerance (1), Salt-stress (1), Salt-tolerance (1), sandy soils (1), Sea-water salinity (1), sedimentology (1), soil amendments (1), soil fertility (1), south-east Asia (1), Sustainability (1), Tannery solid waste (1), Threatened (1), Trace metal (1), Trichoderma pseudokoningii (1), Uptake (1), Vietnam (1), Δ1-Pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase (1), Δ1-Pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase (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]

 

phytoamelioration (56.27), phytoextractive (27.71), aquatic (8.47), wastewater treatment (1.50), poison (0.97), oilseed/fat (0.89), weed (0.57), medicinal (0.53), fruit (0.39), timber (0.35)…..

 

[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]

 

Han Y, Zhang L, Yang Y, Yuan H, Zhao J, Gu J and Huang S (2016) Pb uptake and toxicity to Iris halophila tested on Pb mine tailing materials. Environmental Pollution 214, 510-516. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749116303153

Hattab S, Hattab S, Flores-Casseres ML, Boussetta H, Doumas P, Hernandez LE and Banni M (2016) Characterisation of lead-induced stress molecular biomarkers in Medicago sativa plants. Environmental and Experimental Botany 123, 1-12. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847215300265

Leal-Alvarado DA, Espadas-Gil F, Sáenz-Carbonell L, Talavera-May C and Santamaría JM (2016) Lead accumulation reduces photosynthesis in the lead hyper-accumulator Salvinia minima Baker by affecting the cell membrane and inducing stomatal closure. Aquatic Toxicology 171, 37-47. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166445X15301247

Sidhu GPS, Singh HP, Batish DR and Kohli RK (2016) Effect of lead on oxidative status, antioxidative response and metal accumulation in Coronopus didymus. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 105, 290-296. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0981942816301899

Zhao L, Li T, Zhang X, Chen G, Zheng Z and Yu H (2016) Pb Uptake and Phytostabilization Potential of the Mining Ecotype of Athyrium wardii (Hook.) Grown in Pb-Contaminated Soil. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 44, 1184-1190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clen.201400870

Harguinteguy CA, Pignata ML and Fernández-Cirelli A (2015) Nickel, lead and zinc accumulation and performance in relation to their use in phytoremediation of macrophytes Myriophyllum aquaticum and Egeria densa. Ecological Engineering 82, 512-516. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857415300574

Thouvenot L, Deleu C, Berardocco S, Haury J and Thiébaut G (2015) Characterization of the salt stress vulnerability of three invasive freshwater plant species using a metabolic profiling approach. Journal of Plant Physiology 175, 113-121. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161714003435

Tripathi RD, Singh R, Tripathi P, Dwivedi S, Chauhan R, Adhikari B and Trivedi PK (2014) Arsenic accumulation and tolerance in rootless macrophyte Najas indica are mediated through antioxidants, amino acids and phytochelatins. Aquatic Toxicology 157, 70-80. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166445X14002914

Duarte B, Silva V and Caçador I (2012) Hexavalent chromium reduction, uptake and oxidative biomarkers in Halimione portulacoides. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 83, 1-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651312001935

Huang X, Li T, Zhang X, Zheng Z and Yu H (2012) Growth, P accumulation, and physiological characteristics of two ecotypes of Polygonum hydropiper as affected by excess P supply. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175, 293-302. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jpln.201100067

Shahid M, Pinelli E and Dumat C (2012) Review of Pb availability and toxicity to plants in relation with metal speciation; role of synthetic and natural organic ligands. Journal of Hazardous Materials 219–220, 1-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030438941200091X

Wang P, Zhang S, Wang C and Lu J (2012) Effects of Pb on the oxidative stress and antioxidant response in a Pb bioaccumulator plant Vallisneria natans. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 78, 28-34. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651311004064

Wang Z, Xiao B, Song L, Wang C and Zhang J (2012) Responses and toxin bioaccumulation in duckweed (Lemna minor) under microcystin-LR, linear alkybenzene sulfonate and their joint stress. Journal of Hazardous Materials 229–230, 137-144. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389412006413

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Najas indica: 28; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Duarte B, Silva V and Caçador I (2012) Hexavalent chromium reduction, uptake and oxidative biomarkers in Halimione portulacoides. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 83, 1-7.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651312001935

Huang X, Li T, Zhang X, Zheng Z and Yu H (2012) Growth, P accumulation, and physiological characteristics of two ecotypes of Polygonum hydropiper as affected by excess P supply. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 175, 293-302.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jpln.201100067

Shahid M, Pinelli E and Dumat C (2012) Review of Pb availability and toxicity to plants in relation with metal speciation; role of synthetic and natural organic ligands. Journal of Hazardous Materials 219–220, 1-12.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030438941200091X

Wang P, Zhang S, Wang C and Lu J (2012) Effects of Pb on the oxidative stress and antioxidant response in a Pb bioaccumulator plant Vallisneria natans. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 78, 28-34.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651311004064

Wang Z, Xiao B, Song L, Wang C and Zhang J (2012) Responses and toxin bioaccumulation in duckweed (Lemna minor) under microcystin-LR, linear alkybenzene sulfonate and their joint stress. Journal of Hazardous Materials 229–230, 137-144.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389412006413

Andra SS, Datta R, Reddy R, Saminathan SKM and Sarkar D (2011) Antioxidant Enzymes Response in Vetiver Grass: A Greenhouse Study for Chelant-Assisted Phytoremediation of Lead-Contaminated Residential Soils. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 39, 428-436.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clen.201000323

Lauer N, Yeager M, Kahn AE, Dobberfuhl DR and Ross C (2011) The effects of short term salinity exposure on the sublethal stress response of Vallisneria americana Michx. (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 95, 207-213.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377011001021

Rahman MA and Hasegawa H (2011) Aquatic arsenic: Phytoremediation using floating macrophytes. Chemosphere 83, 633-646.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653511001913

Theilade I, Schmidt L, Chhang P and McDonald JA (2011) Evergreen swamp forest in Cambodia: floristic composition, ecological characteristics, and conservation status. Nordic Journal of Botany 29, 71-80.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2010.01003.x

Xue P-y and Yan C-z (2011) Arsenic accumulation and translocation in the submerged macrophyte Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle. Chemosphere 85, 1176-1181.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653511011374

Mallick S, Sinam G, Kumar Mishra R and Sinha S (2010) Interactive effects of Cr and Fe treatments on plants growth, nutrition and oxidative status in Zea mays L. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 73, 987-995.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014765131000059X

Marchand L, Mench M, Jacob DL and Otte ML (2010) Metal and metalloid removal in constructed wetlands, with emphasis on the importance of plants and standardized measurements: A review. Environmental Pollution 158, 3447-3461.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749110003714

Singh G, Vajpayee P, Ram S and Shanker R (2010) Environmental reservoirs for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in south Asian Gangetic riverine system. Environ Sci Technol 44, 6475-80.

Singh R, Tripathi R, Dwivedi S, Kumar A, Trivedi P and Chakrabarty D (2010) Lead bioaccumulation potential of an aquatic macrophyte Najas indica are related to antioxidant system. Bioresour Technol 101, 3025-32.

Singh R, Tripathi RD, Dwivedi S, Kumar A, Trivedi PK and Chakrabarty D (2010) Lead bioaccumulation potential of an aquatic macrophyte Najas indica are related to antioxidant system. Bioresource Technology 101, 3025-3032.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852409016599

Cha-Um S, Supaibulwattana K and Kirdmanee C (2009) Comparative Effects of Salt Stress and Extreme pH Stress Combined on Glycinebetaine Accumulation, Photosynthetic Abilities and Growth Characters of Two Rice Genotypes. Rice Science 16, 274-282.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1672630808600918

Neve C, Ancion P-Y, Hoa Hoang Thi T, Tu Pham K, Chiang CN and Dufey JE (2009) Fertilization Capacity of Aquatic Plants Used as Soil Amendments in the Coastal Sandy Area of Central Vietnam. Communications in soil science and plant analysis. 40, 2658-2672.

Rau MT and Reagan DP (2008) Chapter 15 Vegetation of the Ok Tedi–Fly River System. In ‘Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences’ (Ed.^(Eds Barrie B) pp. 515-547. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1571919708004151

Singh S, Eapen S and D’Souza SF (2006) Cadmium accumulation and its influence on lipid peroxidation and antioxidative system in an aquatic plant, Bacopa monnieri L. Chemosphere 62, 233-246.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S004565350500723X

Worms I, Simon DF, Hassler CS and Wilkinson KJ (2006) Bioavailability of trace metals to aquatic microorganisms: importance of chemical, biological and physical processes on biouptake. Biochimie 88, 1721-1731.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300908406002045

Sinha S, Saxena R and Singh S (2005) Chromium induced lipid peroxidation in the plants of Pistia stratiotes L.: role of antioxidants and antioxidant enzymes. Chemosphere 58, 595-604.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653504007593

Mukherjee S, Mukherjee S, Bhattacharyya P and Duttagupta AK (2004) Heavy metal levels and esterase variations between metal-exposed and unexposed duckweed Lemna minor: field and laboratory studies. Environment International 30, 811-814.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412004000315

Matsuda H, Serizawa S, Ueda K, Kato T and Yahara T (2003) Assessing the impact of the Japanese 2005 World Exposition Project on vascular plants’ risk of extinction. Chemosphere 53, 325-336.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653503000134

Sinha S, Bhatt K, Pandey K, Singh S and Saxena R (2003) Interactive metal accumulation and its toxic effects under repeated exposure in submerged plant Najas indica Cham. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 70, 696-704.

Sinha S, Saxena R and Singh S (2002) Comparative studies on accumulation of Cr from metal solution and tannery effluent under repeated metal exposure by aquatic plants: its toxic effects. Environ Monit Assess 80, 17-31.

Dam RAC, Fluin J, Suparan P and van der Kaars S (2001) Palaeoenvironmental developments in the Lake Tondano area (N. Sulawesi, Indonesia) since 33,000 yr B.P. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 171, 147-183.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018201002449

Rout NP and Shaw BP (2001) Salt tolerance in aquatic macrophytes: possible involvement of the antioxidative enzymes. Plant Science 160, 415-423.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168945200004064

Rout NP and Shaw BP (1998) Salinity tolerance in aquatic macrophytes: probable role of proline, the enzymes involved in its synthesis and C4 type of metabolism. Plant Science 136, 121-130.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168945298000983

Duarte B, Silva V and Caçador I Hexavalent chromium reduction, uptake and oxidative biomarkers in Halimione portulacoides. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 83, 1-7.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651312001935

Firdaus e B, Shafiq M and Jamil S Role of plant growth regulators and a saprobic fungus in enhancement of metal phytoextraction potential and stress alleviation in pearl millet. Journal of Hazardous Materials 237–238, 186-193.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389412008394

Lauer N, Yeager M, Kahn AE, Dobberfuhl DR and Ross C The effects of short term salinity exposure on the sublethal stress response of Vallisneria americana Michx. (Hydrocharitaceae). Aquatic Botany 95, 207-213.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377011001021

Mallick S, Sinam G, Kumar Mishra R and Sinha S Interactive effects of Cr and Fe treatments on plants growth, nutrition and oxidative status in Zea mays L. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 73, 987-995.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014765131000059X

Marchand L, Mench M, Jacob DL and Otte ML Metal and metalloid removal in constructed wetlands, with emphasis on the importance of plants and standardized measurements: A review. Environmental Pollution 158, 3447-3461.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749110003714

Rahman MA and Hasegawa H Aquatic arsenic: Phytoremediation using floating macrophytes. Chemosphere 83, 633-646.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653511001913

Shahid M, Pinelli E and Dumat C Review of Pb availability and toxicity to plants in relation with metal speciation; role of synthetic and natural organic ligands. Journal of Hazardous Materials 219–220, 1-12.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030438941200091X

Singh G, Vajpayee P, Ram S and Shanker R Environmental reservoirs for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli in south Asian Gangetic riverine system. Environ Sci Technol 44, 6475-80.

Singh R, Tripathi RD, Dwivedi S, Kumar A, Trivedi PK and Chakrabarty D Lead bioaccumulation potential of an aquatic macrophyte Najas indica are related to antioxidant system. Bioresour Technol 101, 3025-32.

Wang P, Zhang S, Wang C and Lu J Effects of Pb on the oxidative stress and antioxidant response in a Pb bioaccumulator plant Vallisneria natans. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 78, 28-34.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651311004064

Wang Z, Xiao B, Song L, Wang C and Zhang J Responses and toxin bioaccumulation in duckweed (Lemna minor) under microcystin-LR, linear alkybenzene sulfonate and their joint stress. Journal of Hazardous Materials 229–230, 137-144.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389412006413

Xue P-y and Yan C-z Arsenic accumulation and translocation in the submerged macrophyte Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle. Chemosphere 85, 1176-1181.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653511011374

 


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