Australian New Crops Info 2014
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nicotiana chinensis



This species is usually known as:

Nicotiana tabacum


This species has no synonyms in The Plant List


No common names have been found



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nicotiana chinensis: 10]



Popularity of Nicotiana chinensis over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nicotiana chinensis (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 Nicotiana chinensis 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]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 33]


Atropa belladonna (3), Nicotiana (3), nicotiana chinensis (2), plant breeding (2), plant genetics (2), Asclepiadaceae (1), cell nucleolus (1), Cynanchum komarovii (1), evolution (1), histones (1), hybrids (1), Hyoscyamus muticus (1), Intergeneric Atropa belladonna (1), Nicotiana glauca (1), Nicotiana tabacum (1), Phenanthroindolizidines (1), Pisum sativum (1), plant biochemistry (1), plant physiology (1), Protoplast fusion (1), Pyrroloisoquinoline (1), segregation (1), Somatic hybrid (1), somatic hybridization (1), Tobacco mosaic virus (1), Zea mays (1)


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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]


cane/bamboo (68.26), sweetener (29.01), medicinal (0.32), timber (0.29), fruit (0.23), poison (0.23), weed (0.18), ornamental (0.15), starch (0.11), cereal (0.08)..


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References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nicotiana chinensis: 10; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


An T-y, Huang R-q, Yang Z, Zhang D-k, Li G-r, Yao Y-c and Gao J (2001) Alkaloids from Cynanchum komarovii with inhibitory activity against the tobacco mosaic virus. Phytochemistry 58, 1267-1269.


Ahuja PS, Laiq ur R, Bhargava SC and Banerjee S (1993) Regeneration of intergeneric somatic hybrid plants between Atropa belladonna L. and Hyoscyamus muticus L. Plant Science 92, 91-98.


Karpenchuk KG and Klimyuk VI (1988) Identification of plant histones by nonionic detergent binding: the evolutionary argument. Molecular biology. 21, 813-822.


Gleba YY, Parokonny A, Kotov V, Negrutiu I and Momot V (1987) Spatial separation of parental genomes in hybrids of somatic plant cells. PNAS 84, 3709-3713.


Arkhipchuk VV (1986) Peculiarities of the function of nucleolar organizing region in the cell lines of Nicotiana chinensis, Atropa belladonna and their somatic hybrids. Soviet genetics. 22, 759-766.


Tabaeizadeh Z, Ferl RJ and Vasil IK (1986) Somatic hybridization in the Gramineae: Saccharum officinarum L. (sugarcane) and Pennisetum americanum (L.) K. Schum. (pearl millet). PNAS 83, 5616-5619.


Gleba DM, Momot VP, Okolot AN and Gleba YY (1985) Effect of para-fluorophenylalanine on nuclear DNA content and chromosome segregation in hybrid Atropa + Nicotiana cells. Cytology and genetics., 4.


Gleba YY, Momot VP, Okolot AN, Cherep NN and Skarzhynskaya MV (1983) Genetic processes in intergeneric cell hybrids Atropa X Nicotiana. 1. Genetic constitution of cells different clonal origin grown in vitro. Theoretical and applied genetics., 4.


Gleba YY, Momot VP, Cherep NN and Skarzynskaya MV (1982) Intertribal hybrid cell lines of Atropa belladonna (X) Nicotiana chinensis obtained by cloning individual protoplast fusion products. Theoretical and applied genetics., 1.


Momot VP, Okolot AN, Skarzhinskaya MV, Cherep NN and Gleba YY (1982) Intertribe hybrid cell lines of Atropa belladonna + Nicotiana chinensis obtained by protoplast fusion. Doklady : biological sciences - Akademiia nauk SSSR. 267, 578-581.



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