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

Nephelium litchi

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nephelium litchi

 

This species has also been known as:

Nephelium litchi

 

Common names:

Lychee

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nephelium litchi: 9]

 

 

Popularity of Nephelium litchi over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nephelium litchi (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 Nephelium litchi 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: 22]

 

Apoptosis (1), Cytotoxicity (1), D: A-friedelooleanane (1), flowering (1), friedelan-3-one (1), friedelane (1), friedelanols (1), friedelin (1), fruit growth (1), fruit set (1), Imaging (1), Label-free (1), Litchi chinensis (1), Litchi chinensis Sonn. (1), lychee (1), MCF-7 (1), Microplate (1), occurrence (1), pentacyclic triterpenes (1), Photonic crystal (1), properties. (1), yield (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]

 

honey (54.53), fruit (32.22), medicinal (1.77), poison (1.28), weed (0.97), boundary (0.88), ornamental (0.82), nutraceutical (0.77), starch (0.58), cereal (0.41)…..

 

[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]

 

Ibrahim SRM and Mohamed GA (2015) Litchi chinensis: medicinal uses, phytochemistry, and pharmacology. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 174, 492-513. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115301227

Dey A and Chaudhuri PS (2013) Quantifying earthworm species richness in the pineapple and mixed fruit plantations of West Tripura, India – A non-parametric approach. European Journal of Soil Biology 59, 31-35. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1164556313000691

Kader A and Siddiq M (2012) Introduction and Overview. In ‘Tropical and Subtropical Fruits’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 1-16. (Wiley-Blackwell). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118324097.ch1

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nephelium litchi: 9; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Chan LL, Gosangari SL, Watkin KL and Cunningham BT (2008) Label-free imaging of cancer cells using photonic crystal biosensors and application to cytotoxicity screening of a natural compound library. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 132, 418-425.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925400507008465

Ramanujam CGK and Kalpana TP (1995) Microscopic analysis of honeys from a coastal district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 89, 469-480.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0034666794000059

R.D H (1994) Upland development policy in the People’s Republic of China. Land Use Policy 11, 8-16.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0264837794900396

Bande MB and Prakash U (1986) The tertiary flora of Southeast Asia with remarks on its palaeoenvironment and phytogeography of the Indo-Malayan region. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 49, 203-233.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/003466678690028X

C.M M (1984) The pattern and control of reproductive development in lychee: A review. Scientia Horticulturae 22, 333-345.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423884800059

Chandler RF and Hooper SN (1979) Friedelin and associated triterpenoids. Phytochemistry 18, 711-724.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0031942279800023

Wu CM (1970) Effects of cooking conditions on discoloration of canned lychees. Dec, 23-34.

Rudolph RC (1947) Medical Matters in an Early Fourteenth Century Chinese Diary. J Hist Med Allied Sci II, 299-306.  http://jhmas.oxfordjournals.org

RUDOLPH RC (1947) Medical Matters in an Early Fourteenth Century Chinese Diary. J Hist Med Allied Sci II, 299-306.  http://jhmas.oxfordjournals.org

 


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