Australian New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Quercus acutissima

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):


timber (23.82), cane/bamboo (12.27), medicinal (10.74), tannin (6.41), poison (5.63), charcoal (4.11), fuelwood (3.65), ornamental (3.07), fruit (3.06), oilseed/fat (3.03), essential oil (2.29), plant grafting (2.06), weed (1.81), breeding (1.61), green manure (1.53), cereal (1.18), aquatic (1.12), turf (0.99), seagrass (0.91), soil amelioration (0.89), dye (0.79), genetics (0.64), forage (0.59), smoking (0.53), flavouring/spice (0.51), shade (0.50), wastewater treatment (0.48), model (0.47), allelopathy (0.45), companion plant (0.45), revegetation (0.45), nutraceutical (0.42), starch (0.40), phytoextractive (0.33), grain legume (0.32), biofuel (0.27), bioindicator (0.26), sweetener (0.23), dietary fibre (0.22), resin (0.18), cosmetics (0.17), pesticide (0.14), fodder (0.12), insectivorous (0.12), phytoamelioration (0.11), psychoactive (0.09), honey (0.09), boundary (0.07), erosion control (0.07), rubber (0.04), food for humans (0.04), industrial product (0.04), hemiparasite (0.03), insect repellent (0.03), wood fibre (0.03), food dye (0.03), paper pulp (0.01), chewing (0.01), plant gum (0.01), birdseed (0.01), pseudocereal (0.01), beverage (0.01), cut flower (0.01), vegetable (0), nut (0), clothing fibre (0), jewellery (0), host for disease (0), abrasive (0), flavour fixative (0)



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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct; Wiley Online Library; High Wire; Oxford Journals; USDA National Agricultural Library; for synonyms: The Plant List; for common names:; etc.

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