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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Quercus pungens

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Quercus pungens

 

This species has also been known as:

Quercus pungens var. pungens, Quercus pungens var. vaseyana, Quercus pungens subsp. vaseyana

 

Common names:

Pungent Oak, Sandpaper Oak, Scrub Oak

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Quercus pungens: 19]

 

 

Popularity of Quercus pungens over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Quercus pungens (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 Quercus pungens 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: 57]

 

Edwards Plateau (3), Cattle (2), Fire (2), Goats (2), Grazing intensity (2), Herbivory (2), Juniperus ashei (2), Livestock production (2), Aphelocoma ultramarina (1), arid regions (1), biomes (1), bog oak (1), Chihuahuan Desert (1), Colorado Plateau (1), ecohydrology (1), floristics (1), Great Basin (1), habitat quality (1), last glacial maximum (1), late Pleistocene (1), leaf margin analysis (LMA) (1), Mexican Jay (1), mid-Holocene (1), Mojave Desert (1), North America (1), oak trees (1), Packrat (1), Packrat middens (1), Paleoecology (1), plant functional types (1), plant macrofossil data (1), plant macrofossils (1), pollen data (1), range hydrology (1), rodent midden (1), Sierra El Carmen (1), social group size (1), Sonoran Desert (1), spring flow (1), stick-nest rat (1), streamflow (1), synthetic floras (1), temperature (1), trees (1), vegetation changes (1), water yield (1), western North America (1), woody plants (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]

 

timber (71.80), forage (6.34), medicinal (2.27), nut (2.09), shade (1.68), fruit (1.65), poison (1.64), flavouring/spice (1.56), weed (1.25), nutraceutical (0.86)…..

 

[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]

 

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Wonkka CL, Twidwell D, Franz TE, Taylor Jr CA and Rogers WE (2016) Persistence of a Severe Drought Increases Desertification but not Woody Dieback in Semiarid Savanna. Rangeland Ecology & Management 69, 491-498. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550742416300513

Albert BM (2015) Prehistoric and Colonial land-use in the Chihuahuan Desert as inferred from pollen and sedimentary data from Coahuila, Mexico. Quaternary International 377, 38-51. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618214008544

Elias SA (2015) Plant Macrofossils from Rodent Middens. In ‘Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124095489095427

Twidwell D, Wonkka CL, Taylor CA, Zou CB, Twidwell JJ and Rogers WE (2014) Drought-induced woody plant mortality in an encroached semi-arid savanna depends on topoedaphic factors and land management. Applied Vegetation Science 17, 42-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12044

Elias SA (2013) PLANT MACROFOSSIL METHODS AND STUDIES | Rodent Middens. In ‘Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 674-683. (Elsevier: Amsterdam). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780444536433002089

Allred BW, Fuhlendorf SD, Smeins FE and Taylor CA (2012) Herbivore species and grazing intensity regulate community composition and an encroaching woody plant in semi-arid rangeland. Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 149-158. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439179112000217

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Quercus pungens: 19; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Allred BW, Fuhlendorf SD, Smeins FE and Taylor CA (2012) Herbivore species and grazing intensity regulate community composition and an encroaching woody plant in semi-arid rangeland. Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 149-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439179112000217

Adams JM, Green WA and Zhang Y (2008) Leaf margins and temperature in the North American flora: Recalibrating the paleoclimatic thermometer. Global and Planetary Change 60, 523-34. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921818107001166

S.A E (2007) PLANT MACROFOSSIL METHODS AND STUDIES | Rodent Middens. In ‘Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science’. (Ed.^(Eds Editor-in-Chief:   Scott AE) pp. 2356-67. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0444527478002283

Bhagabati NK and Horvath EG (2006) Mexican Jay social group size varies with habitat in northeastern Mexico

El tamaño de los grupos sociales en Aphelocoma ultramarina varía con la estructura del hábitat en el noreste de México. Journal of Field Ornithology 77, 104-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1557-9263.2006.00029.x

Huang Y, Wilcox BP, Stern L and Perotto-Baldivieso H (2006) Springs on rangelands: runoff dynamics and influence of woody plant cover. Hydrological Processes 20, 3277-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hyp.6332

Anonymous (2005) Oak Trees. In ‘Van Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/0471743984.vse5183

Steelman HG, Henke SE and Moore GM (2000) Bait delivery for oral rabies vaccine to gray foxes. J. Wildl. Dis. 36, 744-51. http://www.jwildlifedis.org/cgi/content/abstract/36/4/744

Thompson RS and Anderson KH (2000) Biomes of western North America at 18,000, 6000 and 0 14C yr bp reconstructed from pollen and packrat midden data. Journal of Biogeography 27, 555-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2699.2000.00427.x

Asner GP, Wessman CA, Schimel DS and Archer S (1998) Variability in Leaf and Litter Optical Properties: Implications for BRDF Model Inversions Using AVHRR, MODIS, and MISR. Remote Sensing of Environment 63, 243-57. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425797001387

Gregory P A (1998) Biophysical and Biochemical Sources of Variability in Canopy Reflectance. Remote Sensing of Environment 64, 234-53. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425798000145

Elias SA and Van Devender TR (1990) Fossil insect evidence for late Quaternary climatic change in the Big Bend region, Chihuahuan Desert, Texas. Quaternary Research 34, 249-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/003358949090035J

Riggs RA, Urness PJ and Hall TA (1988) Diets and weight responses of Spanish goats used to control Gambel oak. Small Ruminant Research 1, 259-71. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0921448888900545

Lanner RM and Van Devender TR (1981) Late Pleistocene piñon pines in the Chihuahuan Desert. Quaternary Research 15, 278-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0033589481900314

Van Devender TR and Spaulding WG (1979) Development of Vegetation and Climate in the Southwestern United States. Science 204, 701-10. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/204/4394/701

Van Devender TR (1977) Holocene Woodlands in the Southwestern Deserts. Science 198, 189-92. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/198/4313/189

Philip V W (1976) Macrofossil analysis of wood rat (Neotoma) middens as a key to the quaternary vegetational history of arid America. Quaternary Research 6, 223-48. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0033589476900521

Malechek JC and Leinweber CL (1972) Chemical Composition and In Vitro Digestibility of Forage Consumed by Goats on Lightly and Heavily Stocked Ranges. J Anim Sci 35, 1014-9. http://jas.fass.org/cgi/content/abstract/35/5/1014

Wells PV (1966) Late Pleistocene Vegetation and Degree of Pluvial Climatic Change in the Chihuahuan Desert. Science 153, 970-5. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/153/3739/970

Blumer JC (1909) ON THE PLANT GEOGRAPHY OF THE CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS. Science 30, 720-4. http://www.sciencemag.org

Allred BW, Fuhlendorf SD, Smeins FE and Taylor CA Herbivore species and grazing intensity regulate community composition and an encroaching woody plant in semi-arid rangeland. Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 149-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439179112000217

 


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