This species is usually known as:
This species has also been known as:
Astrebla pectinata var. elymoides
Hoop Mitchell Grass
[Number of papers mentioning Astrebla elymoides: 17]
Popularity of Astrebla elymoides over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Astrebla elymoides (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 Astrebla elymoides 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)]
[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 59]
Cenchrus ciliaris (3), Astrebla spp. (2), Australia (2), bluegrass (2), Dichanthium sericeum (2), disturbance (2), fire (2), Mitchell grassland (2), nature reserve management (2), plant diversity (2), species composition (2), biocontrol (1), Biodiversity (1), Biogeographic regions (1), C4 (1), cultivation (1), Ecosystems (1), Foliage projective cover (1), glasshouse screening (1), Gradient Analysis (1), Grassland (1), Grasslands (1), grazing (1), growth suppression traits (1), Henderson (1997) (1), Holocene (1), Invertebrates (1), Mitchell grass (1), old field (1), Ordination (1), Overstory (1), parthenium weed (1), Path length (1), phosphorus (1), Phytoliths (1), Productivity (1), Queensland (1), root morphology (1), Species response curve (1), species richness (1), specific root length (1), Structure (1), suppression index (1), Understory (1), Vegetation (1), Vertebrates (1), weed management (1)
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]
fodder (93.19), timber (2.51), medicinal (0.64), nutraceutical (0.60), fruit (0.39), poison (0.24), starch (0.20), cereal (0.15), oilseed/fat (0.13), boundary (0.13).....
[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]
Fensham RJ, Butler DW, Fairfax RJ, Quintin AR and Dwyer JM (2016) Passive restoration of subtropical grassland after abandonment of cultivation. Journal of Applied Ecology 53, 274-283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12551
Aubault H, Webb NP, Strong CL, McTainsh GH, Leys JF and Scanlan JC (2015) Grazing impacts on the susceptibility of rangelands to wind erosion: The effects of stocking rate, stocking strategy and land condition. Aeolian Research 17, 89-99. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875963715000154
Khan N, O’Donnell C, George D and Adkins SW (2013) Suppressive ability of selected fodder plants on the growth of Parthenium hysterophorus. Weed Research 53, 61-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.2012.00953.x
Louis Specht R and Specht A (2013) Australia, Biodiversity of Ecosystems. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds Editor-in-Chief: Simon AL) pp. 291-306. (Academic Press: Waltham). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123847195002859
Louis Specht R and Specht A (2013) Australia, Biodiversity of Ecosystems A2 - Levin, Simon A. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds pp. 291-306. (Academic Press: Waltham). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123847195002859
References 1901-2013 (and
links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Astrebla elymoides: 17; Any undated papers have been included at the end]
Khan N, O’Donnell C, George D, Adkins SW (2013) Suppressive ability of selected fodder plants on the growth of Parthenium hysterophorus. Weed Research 53, 61-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.2012.00953.x
Louis Specht R, Specht A (2013) Australia, Biodiversity of Ecosystems. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition)’. (Ed. AL Editor-in-Chief: Simon) pp. 291-306. (Academic Press: Waltham). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123847195002859
Lewis TOM, Reid N, Clarke PJ, Whalley RDB (2010) Resilience of a high-conservation-value, semi-arid grassland on fertile clay soils to burning, mowing and ploughing. Austral Ecology 35, 464-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02047.x
Lewis TOM, Clarke PJ, Reid N, Whalley RDB (2008) Perennial grassland dynamics on fertile plains: Is coexistence mediated by disturbance? Austral Ecology 33, 128-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01801.x
Thorn VC (2004) Phytolith evidence for C4-dominated grassland since the early Holocene at Long Pocket, northeast Queensland, Australia. Quaternary Research 61, 168-80. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003358940300173X
Specht RL, Specht A, Simon AL (2001) Australia, Ecosystems of. In ‘Encyclopedia of Biodiversity’ pp. 307-24. (Elsevier: New York). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0122268652000225
Fensham RJ, Holman JE, Cox MJ (1999) Plant species responses along a grazing disturbance gradient in Australian grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science 10, 77-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3237163
Shivas RG, Mitchell AA, Jubb TF (1997) Corallocytostroma ornicopreoides sp. nov., an unusual toxic fungus on Astrebla and Dichanthium in north-western Australia. Mycological Research 101, 849-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0953756208605158
Jubb TF, Main DC, Mitchell AA, Shivas RG, De Witte KW (1996) Black soil blindness: A new mycotoxicosis of cattle grazing Corallocytostroma-infected Mitchell grass (Astrebla spp). Australian Veterinary Journal 73, 49-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-0813.1996.tb09964.x
Hetrick BAD, Leslie JF, Wilson GT, Kitt DG (1988) Physical and topological assessment of effects of a vesicular–arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus on root architecture of big bluestem. New Phytologist 110, 85-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1988.tb00240.x
Morton SR, Davies PH (1983) Food of the zebra finch (Poephila guttata), and an examination of granivory in birds of the Australian arid zone. Australian Journal of Ecology 8, 235-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.1983.tb01321.x
Hall TJ (1982) Species associations in a grassland on a heavy cracking clay soil in north-west Queensland: their structure, soil associations and effects of flooding. Australian Journal of Ecology 7, 249-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.1982.tb01504.x
Johnson RW (1980) Studies of a vegetation transect through brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) forest in central Queensland. Australian Journal of Ecology 5, 287-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.1980.tb01254.x
Christie EK (1975) Physiological responses of semiarid grasses. II. The pattern of root growth in relation to external phosphorus concentration. Australian journal of agricultural research. 26, 3.
Christie EK (1975) Physiological responses of semiarid grasses. III. Growth in relation to temperature and soil water deficit. Australian journal of agricultural research. 26, 3.
Christie EK, Moorby J (1975) Physiological responses of semiarid grasses. I. The influence of phosphorus supply on growth and phosphorus absorption. Australian journal of agricultural research. 26, 3.
Topps JH (1969) NUTRITIONAL PROBLEMS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION FROM SEMI-ARID GRASSLANDS IN THE TROPICS*. Grass and Forage Science 24, 250-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2494.1969.tb01077.x
Lewis TOM, Reid N, Clarke PJ, Whalley RDB Resilience of a high-conservation-value, semi-arid grassland on fertile clay soils to burning, mowing and ploughing. Austral Ecology 35, 464-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02047.x
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