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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nassella tenuis

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nassella tenuis

 

This species has also been known as:

Stipa argentina, Stipa puelches, Stipa tenuis, Stipa tenuis var. argentina

 

Common names:

Finestem Needlegrass, Mexican Feathergrass, Mexican Feather Grass

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella tenuis: 6]

 

 

Popularity of Nassella tenuis over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nassella tenuis (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 Nassella tenuis 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: 72]

 

Desertification (3), Grazing (3), Soil degradation (3), Vegetation patches (3), Autocorrelation (2), Axillary buds (2), Caldenal (2), Erosion (2), Indicators (2), Infiltration (2), Post-fire rest (2), Semiarid hydrology (2), Semi-arid rangelands (2), Spatial pattern (2), Tiller production (2), Two-phase mosaic (2), Argentina (1), buds (1), defoliation (1), Global change (1), Grazing disturbance (1), green leaf (1), Growing season (1), Internet resource (1), leaf mass per area (1), lignin concentration (1), maturity stage (1), N concentration (1), Nassella (1), nassella tenuis (1), Nitrogen (1), Nutrient losses (1), Perennial grasses (1), perennials (1), phenology (1), Plant cover (1), Plant size (1), Runoff (1), Secondary compounds (1), semiarid grasslands (1), semiarid zones (1), Shrubs (1), Soil erosion (1), Stipa (1), stipa clarazii (1), stipa gynerioides (1), stipa tenuis (1), tillering (1), total soluble phenolics (1), Vegetation states (1), viability (1), water stress (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 (71.85), ornamental (14.86), timber (5.01), medicinal (1.14), fruit (0.83), poison (0.83), weed (0.63), starch (0.38), cereal (0.27), nutraceutical (0.26)…..

 

[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]

 

Rossi MJ and Ares JO (2017) Water fluxes between inter-patches and vegetated mounds in flat semiarid landscapes. Journal of Hydrology 546, 219-229. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022169417300173

Kin AG, Suárez CE, Chirino CC, Ávila PL and Morici EFA (2016) Impact of heat on seed germination of three perennial grasses in the semiarid region in Central Argentina. Australian journal of botany. 64, 5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT15238

Marcos MS, Bertiller MB, Cisneros HS and Olivera NL (2016) Nitrification and ammonia-oxidizing bacteria shift in response to soil moisture and plant litter quality in arid soils from the Patagonian Monte. Pedobiologia 59, 1-10. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031405615300123

Marino A, Rodriguez V and Pazos G (2016) Resource-defense polygyny and self-limitation of population density in free-ranging guanacos. Behav. Ecol. 27, 757-765. http://beheco.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/27/3/757

Peter G, Leder CV and Funk FA (2016) Effects of biological soil crust and water availability on seedlings of three perennial Patagonian species. Journal of Arid Environments 125, 122-126. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315300793

Bertiller MB and Carrera AL (2015) Aboveground Vegetation and Perennial Grass Seed Bank in Arid Rangelands Disturbed by Grazing. Rangeland Ecology & Management 68, 71-78. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550742414000098

Bosco T, Bertiller MB and Carrera AL (2015) Micro-environmental conditions affect grass and shrub seedling emergence in denuded areas of the arid Patagonian Monte, Argentina. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 210, 66-71. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253014001315

Ferrari FN and Parera CA (2015) Germination of six native perennial grasses that can be used as potential soil cover crops in drip-irrigated vineyards in semiarid environs of Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 113, 1-5. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196314001803

Leder CV, Peter G and Funk FA (2015) Seed rain alteration related to fire and grazing history in a semiarid shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments 121, 32-39. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315001226

Palacio RG, Bisigato AJ and Bouza PJ (2014) SOIL EROSION IN THREE GRAZED PLANT COMMUNITIES IN NORTHEASTERN PATAGONIA. Land Degradation & Development 25, 594-603. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2289

Rodríguez MV and Bertiller MB (2014) Temporal asynchrony in fine-root biomass may contribute to shrub and grass coexistence in mixed patches. Austral Ecology 39, 501-510. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12110

Rodríguez MV and Bertiller MB (2014) Temporal asynchrony in fine?root biomass may contribute to shrub and grass coexistence in mixed patches. Austral ecology. 39, 501-510. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12110

Bisigato AJ, Campanella MV and Pazos GE (2013) Plant phenology as affected by land degradation in the arid Patagonian Monte, Argentina: A multivariate approach. Journal of Arid Environments 91, 79-87. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312003175

Bisigato AJ, Hardtke L and del Valle HF (2013) Soil as a capacitor: Considering soil water content improves temporal models of productivity. Journal of Arid Environments 98, 88-92. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196313001389

Campanella MV and Bertiller MB (2013) Leaf growth dynamics in four plant species of the Patagonian Monte, Argentina. Journal of plant research. 126, 497-503. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10265-012-0546-y

Carrera AL and Bertiller MB (2013) Combined effects of leaf litter and soil microsite on decomposition process in arid rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management 114, 505-511. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479712005713

Chartier MP, Rostagno CM and Videla LS (2013) Selective erosion of clay, organic carbon and total nitrogen in grazed semiarid rangelands of northeastern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 88, 43-49. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312002376

Pazos GE, Greene DF, Katul G, Bertiller MB and Soons MB (2013) Seed dispersal by wind: towards a conceptual framework of seed abscission and its contribution to long-distance dispersal. Journal of Ecology 101, 889-904. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12103

Uliarte EM, Schultz HR, Frings C, Pfister M, Parera CA and del Monte RF (2013) Seasonal dynamics of CO2 balance and water consumption of C3 and C4-type cover crops compared to bare soil in a suitability study for their use in vineyards in Germany and Argentina. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 181, 1-16. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168192313001792

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella tenuis: 6; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Campanella MV and Bertiller MB (2011) Is N-resorption efficiency related to secondary compounds and leaf longevity in coexisting plant species of the arid Patagonian Monte, Argentina? Austral Ecology 36, 395-402.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02165.x

Chartier MP, Rostagno CM and Pazos GE (2011) Effects of soil degradation on infiltration rates in grazed semiarid rangelands of northeastern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 656-661.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311000619

Pazos GE, Ares JO and Bertiller MB (2010) Quantitative assessment of shrub–grass mosaic development in grazed shrublands: An example in the Patagonian Monte (Argentina). Journal of Arid Environments 74, 998-1002.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310000042

PelÁez DV, BÓo RM, Mayor MD, Elia OR and Cardona NM (2009) Effect of post-fire defoliation on bud viability and plant mortality of Piptochaetium napostaense (Speg.) Hack. and Poa ligularis Ness. Journal of Arid Environments 73, 708-712.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309000421

Peláez DV, Bóo RM, Mayor MD, Elia OR and Cardona NM (2009) Effect of post-fire defoliation on bud viability and plant mortality of Piptochaetium napostaense (Speg.) Hack. and Poa ligularis Ness. Journal of Arid Environments 73, 708-712.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309000421

Flemmer AC, Busso CA and Fernandez OA (2002) Bud viability in perennial grasses: water stress and defoliation effects. Journal of range management. 55, 150-163.  http://uvalde.tamu.edu/jrm/jrmhome.htm

Bisigato AJ, Campanella MV and Pazos GE Plant phenology as affected by land degradation in the arid Patagonian Monte, Argentina: A multivariate approach. Journal of Arid Environments 91, 79-87.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312003175

Carrera AaL and Bertiller MnB Combined effects of leaf litter and soil microsite on decomposition process in arid rangelands. Journal of Environmental Management 114, 505-511.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479712005713

Chartier MP, Rostagno CM and Pazos GE Effects of soil degradation on infiltration rates in grazed semiarid rangelands of northeastern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 656-661.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196311000619

Chartier MP, Rostagno CM and Videla LS Selective erosion of clay, organic carbon and total nitrogen in grazed semiarid rangelands of northeastern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 88, 43-49.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312002376

Pazos GE, Ares JO and Bertiller MB Quantitative assessment of shrub–grass mosaic development in grazed shrublands: An example in the Patagonian Monte (Argentina). Journal of Arid Environments 74, 998-1002.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310000042

 


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