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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Boehmeria nivea

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Boehmeria nivea

 

This species has also been known as:

Boehmeria nivea var. candicans, Boehmeria nivea f. concolor, Boehmeria nivea var. concolor, Boehmeria nivea subsp. nipononivea, Boehmeria nivea f. nipononivea, Boehmeria nivea var. nipononivea, Boehmeria nivea var. nivea, Boehmeria nivea var. tenacissima, Boehmeria nivea var. viridula

 

Common names:

Chinese Grass, Ramie, China Grass, Chinese Plant, White Ramie, Green Ramie, Rhea

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Boehmeria nivea: 408]

 

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Popularity of Boehmeria nivea over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Boehmeria nivea (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 Boehmeria nivea 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: 2071]

 

Boehmeria nivea (67), Ramie (27), Mechanical properties (17), Cellulose (14), China (10), cotton (9), degumming (9), fabrics (9), Internet resource (9), Lipid peroxidation (9), flax (8), Mercerization (8), natural fibers (8), plant fibers (8), crop yield (6), field crops (6), Heavy metals (6), India (6), lignin (6), Phytoremediation (6), stems (6), textile fibers (6), Biomaterials (5), Carbon tetrachloride (5), <ARROW cellulosic fibers (5), crop production (5), Drought tolerance (5), Fiber yield (5), fibers (5), genotype (5), leaves (5), pectate lyase (5), plant physiology (5), polymerase chain reaction (5), processing technology (5), B. Mechanical properties (4), Bacillus subtilis (4), biological geotextiles (4), Cannabis Sativa L. (4), Developmental toxicity (4), enzyme activity (4), fiber crops (4), Fibre identification (4), Hepatoprotective (4), linen (4), Longevity (4), Medicinal plants (4), microscopy (4), natural enemy (4), PCR (4), plant biochemistry (4), plant breeding (4), plants (4), polygalacturonase (4), Pulp (4), Pyrolysis kinetics (4), Raman spectroscopy (4), ramie fiber (4), ramie fibers (4), Ramie residue (4), sodium hydroxide (4), Spanish Broom (4), Teratogenicity (4), textiles (4), wood (4), Xylanase (4), Acari (3), AFM (3), Agrobacterium tumefaciens (3), agronomy (3), antioxidant activity (3), beta-glucuronidase (3), Biomass production (3), Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaud. (3), cell wall (3), Cellulase DOWN>(3), cellulases (3), Cellulose II (3), chemical structure (3), Colombia (3), Crystal transition (3), culture media (3), developmental stages (3), Diameter (3), dyeing (3), Embryonic stem cell (3), Embryotoxicity (3), Ethnobotany (3), Fibers extraction (3), Fibre (3), Fibres (3), gene expression (3), genetic transformation (3), harvest date (3), hemp (3), hepatitis B virus (3), Hepatotoxicity (3), history (3), Hybrid composites (3), jute (3), laccase (3), Lignocellulose (3), liveweight gain (3)…..

 

[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]

 

clothing fibre (52.34), wood fibre (35.16), erosion control (3.01), dye (2.32), cane/bamboo (0.88), poison (0.80), phytoextractive (0.47), weed (0.37), paper pulp (0.35), genetics (0.29)…..

 

[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]

 

Sidhu GPS, Singh HP, Batish DR and Kohli RK (2017) Tolerance and hyperaccumulation of cadmium by a wild, unpalatable herb Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm. (Brassicaceae). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 135, 209-215. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014765131630402X

Wan X, Lei M, Chen T and Ma J (2017) Micro-distribution of arsenic species in tissues of hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Chemosphere 166, 389-399. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653516313169

Alu’datt MH, Rababah T, et al. (2016) Extraction, optimisation and characterisation of phenolics from Thymus vulgaris L.: phenolic content and profiles in relation to antioxidant, antidiabetic and antihypertensive properties. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 51, 720-730. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12944

Arasimowicz-Jelonek M, Floryszak-Wieczorek J and Izbiańska K (2016) Chapter Six - Costs and Benefits of Nitric Oxide Generation in Plants Exposed to Cadmium. In ‘Advances in Botanical Research’ (Ed.^(Eds David W) pp. 97-121. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065229615000804

Braguy J and Zurbriggen MD (2016) Synthetic strategies for plant signalling studies: molecular toolbox and orthogonal platforms. The Plant Journal 87, 118-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13218

Brozynska M, Furtado A and Henry RJ (2016) Genomics of crop wild relatives: expanding the gene pool for crop improvement. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14, 1070-1085. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12454

Cardona SJC, Cadavid HC, Corrales JD, Munilla S, Cantet RJC and Rogberg-Muńoz A (2016) Longitudinal data analysis of polymorphisms in the κ-casein and β-lactoglobulin genes shows differential effects along the trajectory of the lactation curve in tropical dairy goats. Journal of Dairy Science 99, 7299-7307. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022030216304477

Cooke J and Leishman MR (2016) Consistent alleviation of abiotic stress with silicon addition: a meta-analysis. Functional Ecology 30, 1340-1357. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12713

Dharmadasa RM, Akalanka GC, Muthukumarana PRM and Wijesekara RGS (2016) Ethnopharmacological survey on medicinal plants used in snakebite treatments in Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces in Sri Lanka. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 179, 110-127. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115302944

Guo S, Yao Y, Zuo L, Shi W, Gao N and Xu H (2016) Enhancement of tolerance of Ganoderma lucidum to cadmium by nitric oxide. Journal of Basic Microbiology 56, 36-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jobm.201500451

Hao L, Ma H, Teixeira da Silva JA and Yu X (2016) Pollen Morphology of Herbaceous Peonies with Different Ploidy Levels. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 141, 275-284. http://journal.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/141/3/275

He F, Li D, Wang D and Deng M (2016) Extraction and Purification of Quercitrin, Hyperoside, Rutin, and Afzelin from Zanthoxylum Bungeanum Maxim Leaves Using an Aqueous Two-Phase System. Journal of Food Science 81, C1593-C1602. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.13331

Kandimalla R, Kalita S, Choudhury B, Devi D, Kalita D, Kalita K, Dash S and Kotoky J (2016) Fiber from ramie plant (Boehmeria nivea): A novel suture biomaterial. Materials Science and Engineering: C 62, 816-822. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0928493116301321

Kidner C, Groover A, Thomas DC, Emelianova K, Soliz-Gamboa C and Lens F (2016) First steps in studying the origins of secondary woodiness in Begonia (Begoniaceae): combining anatomy, phylogenetics, and stem transcriptomics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117, 121-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12492

Li X, Yin X and Wang Y (2016) Diversity and ecology of vascular plants established on the extant world-longest ancient city wall of Nanjing, China. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 18, 41-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S161886671630187X

Liu L, Wu H, Liu W, Gong D and Zhu Z (2016) Lacquering craft of Qing Dynasty lacquered wooden coffins excavated from Shanxi, China – A technical study. Journal of Cultural Heritage 20, 676-681. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1296207416000042

Mao Y, Zhang Y, Xu C and Qiu Y (2016) Comparative transcriptome resources of two Dysosma species (Berberidaceae) and molecular evolution of the CYP719A gene in Podophylloideae. Molecular Ecology Resources 16, 228-241. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12415

Monteiro SN, Milanezi TL, Louro LHL, Lima Jr ÉP, Braga FO, Gomes AV and Drelich JW (2016) Novel ballistic ramie fabric composite competing with Kevlar™ fabric in multilayered armor. Materials & Design 96, 263-269. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026412751630171X

Nasu H and Momohara A (2016) The beginnings of rice and millet agriculture in prehistoric Japan. Quaternary International 397, 504-512. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215006436

Schellbach SL, Monteiro SN and Drelich JW (2016) A novel method for contact angle measurements on natural fibers. Materials Letters 164, 599-604. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167577X15308594

Shahzad MA, Jan SU, Afzal F, Khalid M, Gul A, Sharma I, Sofo A and Ahmad P (2016) Drought stress and morphophysiological responses in plants. In ‘Water Stress and Crop Plants’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 452-467. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119054450.ch27

Sun Q, Sun M, Sun H, Bell RL, Li L, Zhang W and Tao J (2016) Comparative Organogenic Response of Six Clonal Apple Rootstock Cultivars. HortScience 51, 272-278. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/51/3/272

Tester RF and Al-Ghazzewi FH (2016) Beneficial health characteristics of native and hydrolysed konjac (Amorphophallus konjac) glucomannan. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 96, 3283-3291. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.7571

Wang Y, Dong C, Xue Z, Jin Q and Xu Y (2016) De novo transcriptome sequencing and discovery of genes related to copper tolerance in Paeonia ostii. Gene 576, 126-135. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111915011865

Yang Z, Tan Z, Li F and Li X (2016) An effective method for the extraction and purification of chlorogenic acid from ramie (Boehmeria nivea L.) leaves using acidic ionic liquids. Industrial Crops and Products 89, 78-86. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016303107

Yang Z, Tan Z, Li F and Li X (2016) An effective method for the extraction and purification of chlorogenic acid from ramie (Boehmeria nivea L.) leaves using acidic ionic liquids. Industrial crops and products. 30, 89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2016.05.006

Yu Y, Zeng L, Huang L, Yan Z, Sun K, Zhu T and Zhu A (2016) First Report of Black Leaf Spot Caused by Alternaria alternata on Ramie in China. Journal of Phytopathology 164, 358-361. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jph.12428

Zhao L, Li T, Yu H, Zhang X and Zheng Z (2016) Effects of [S,S]-ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid and nitrilotriacetic acid on the efficiency of Pb phytostabilization by Athyrium wardii (Hook.) grown in Pb-contaminated soils. Journal of Environmental Management 182, 94-100. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479716304790

Zhi X-y, Han Y-c, Li Y-b, Wang G-p, Du W-l, Li X-x, Mao S-c and Feng L (2016) Effects of plant density on cotton yield components and quality. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 15, 1469-1479. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311915611741

Zhou L, Liu Y, et al. (2016) Investigation of the adsorption-reduction mechanisms of hexavalent chromium by ramie biochars of different pyrolytic temperatures. Bioresource Technology 218, 351-359. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852416309191

Zhou Y, Xu Z, et al. (2016) Dual transcriptome analysis reveals insights into the response to Rice black-streaked dwarf virus in maize. J. Exp. Bot. 67, 4593-4609. http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/67/15/4593

Zhu S, Zheng X, Dai Q, Tang S and Liu T (2016) Identification of quantitative trait loci for flowering time traits in ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud). Euphytica. 210, 367-374. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10681-016-1692-4

Ahmad F, Choi HS and Park MK (2015) A Review: Natural Fiber Composites Selection in View of Mechanical, Light Weight, and Economic Properties. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 300, 10-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mame.201400089

Angelini LG, Scalabrelli M, Tavarini S, Cinelli P, Anguillesi I and Lazzeri A (2015) Ramie fibers in a comparison between chemical and microbiological retting proposed for application in biocomposites. Industrial Crops and Products 75, Part B, 178-184. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669015300820

Antony JJJ, Shamshir RA, Poobathy R, Chew BL and Subramaniam S (2015) Somaclonal variations were not induced by the cryopreservation: Levels of somaclonal variations of in vitro and thawed protocorms of Dendrobium Bobby Messina analysed by SCoT and TRAP DNA markers. South African Journal of Botany 100, 148-157. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629915002926

Bang K, Hwang S, Lee J and Cho S (2015) Identification of Immunity-Related Genes in the Larvae of Protaetia brevitarsis seulensis (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae) by a Next-Generation Sequencing-Based Transcriptome Analysis. J Insect Sci 15, 142-. http://jinsectscience.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/15/1/142

Chantreau M, Chabbert B, Billiard S, Hawkins S and Neutelings G (2015) Functional analyses of cellulose synthase genes in flax (Linum usitatissimum) by virus-induced gene silencing. Plant Biotechnology Journal, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12350

Chantreau M, Chabbert B, Billiard S, Hawkins S and Neutelings G (2015) Functional analyses of cellulose synthase genes in flax (Linum usitatissimum) by virus-induced gene silencing. Plant Biotechnology Journal 13, 1312-1324. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12350

Chen J, Dai L, Wang B, Liu L and Peng D (2015) Cloning of expansin genes in ramie (Boehmeria nivea L.) based on universal fast walking. Gene 569, 27-33. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111914012918

de Guzman JAS, Beltran RJL, Rubio R and Ramos GB (2015) Potential of pre–gestational intake of Laportea interrupta L. (stinging nettle) leaf decoction as an aid for fetal–maternal health. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction 4, 85-90. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2305050015300014

Du Y, Yan N and Kortschot MT (2015) 4 - The use of ramie fibers as reinforcements in composites. In ‘Biofiber Reinforcements in Composite Materials’ (Ed.^(Eds Faruk O and Sain M) pp. 104-137. (Woodhead Publishing). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9781782421221500046

Fan P, He F, Yang Y, Ao M, Ouyang J, Liu Y and Yu L (2015) In-situ microbial degumming technology with Bacillus sp. HG-28 for industrial production of ramie fibers. Biochemical Engineering Journal 97, 50-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1369703X14003593

Giannini TC, Cordeiro GD, Freitas BM, Saraiva AM and Imperatriz-Fonseca VL (2015) The Dependence of Crops for Pollinators and the Economic Value of Pollination in Brazil. J Econ Entomol, tov093. http://jee.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/tov093v1

Giannini TC, Cordeiro GD, Freitas BM, Saraiva AM and Imperatriz-Fonseca VL (2015) The Dependence of Crops for Pollinators and the Economic Value of Pollination in Brazil. J Econ Entomol 108, 849-857. http://jee.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/108/3/849

Gorshkova T, Mokshina N, et al. (2015) Aspen Tension Wood Fibers Contain {beta}-(1->4)-Galactans and Acidic Arabinogalactans Retained by Cellulose Microfibrils in Gelatinous Walls. Plant Physiology 169, 2048-2063. http://www.plantphysiol.org/cgi/content/abstract/169/3/2048

Hambardzumyan A, Foulon L, Bercu NB, Pernes M, Maigret JE, Molinari M, Chabbert B and Aguié-Béghin V (2015) Organosolv lignin as natural grafting additive to improve the water resistance of films using cellulose nanocrystals. Chemical Engineering Journal 264, 780-788. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1385894714016143

Han JM, Kim MH, Choi YY, Lee H, Hong J and Yang WM (2015) Effects of Lonicera japonica Thunb. on Type 2 Diabetes via PPAR-γ Activation in Rats. Phytotherapy Research 29, 1616-1621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5413

Hao DC, Gu X-J and Xiao PG (2015) 2 - High-throughput sequencing in medicinal plant transcriptome studies. In ‘Medicinal Plants’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 49-96. (Woodhead Publishing). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780081000854000025

Huang CJ, Wei G, Jie YC, Xu JJ, Zhao SY, Wang LC and Anjum SA (2015) Responses of gas exchange, chlorophyll synthesis and ROS-scavenging systems to salinity stress in two ramie (Boehmeria nivea L.) cultivars. Photosynthetica. 53, 455-463. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11099-015-0127-0

Jagadeesh D, Kanny K and Prashantha K (2015) A review on research and development of green composites from plant protein-based polymers. Polymer Composites, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pc.23718

Kidner C, Groover A, Thomas DC, Emelianova K, Soliz-Gamboa C and Lens F (2015) First steps in studying the origins of secondary woodiness in Begonia (Begoniaceae): combining anatomy, phylogenetics, and stem transcriptomics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12492

Kipriotis E, Heping X, Vafeiadakis T, Kiprioti M and Alexopoulou E (2015) Ramie and kenaf as feed crops. Industrial Crops and Products 68, 126-130. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669014006074

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Liu T, Zhu S, Tang Q and Tang S (2015) Identification of a CONSTANS homologous gene with distinct diurnal expression patterns in varied photoperiods in ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud). Gene 560, 63-70. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811191500075X

Liu T, Zhu S, Tang Q and Tang S (2015) Genome-wide transcriptomic profiling of ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud) in response to cadmium stress. Gene 558, 131-137. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111914014838

Liu Y, Staerk D, Nielsen MN, Nyberg N and Jäger AK (2015) High-resolution hyaluronidase inhibition profiling combined with HPLC–HRMS–SPE–NMR for identification of anti-necrosis constituents in Chinese plants used to treat snakebite. Phytochemistry 119, 62-69. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942215300844

Mao Y, Zhang Y, Xu C and Qiu Y (2015) Comparative transcriptome resources of two Dysosma species (Berberidaceae) and molecular evolution of the CYP719A gene in Podophylloideae. Molecular Ecology Resources, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12415

Satya P, Karan M, Jana S, Mitra S, Sharma A, Karmakar PG and Ray DP (2015) Start codon targeted (SCoT) polymorphism reveals genetic diversity in wild and domesticated populations of ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaudich.), a premium textile fiber producing species. Meta Gene 3, 62-70. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214540015000043

She W, Zhu S, Jie Y, Xing H and Cui G (2015) Expression Profiling of Cadmium Response Genes in Ramie (Boehmeria nivea L.) Root. Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology. 94, 453-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00128-015-1502-z

Shen M, Wang L, Chen F, Long J-J and Rui Y-N (2015) Effect of low-temperature oxygen plasma on the degumming of ramie fabric. Journal of Cleaner Production 92, 318-326. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S095965261401350X

Shen M, Wang L and Long J-J (2015) Biodegumming of ramie fiber with pectinases enhanced by oxygen plasma. Journal of Cleaner Production 101, 395-403. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652615003212

Tang H, Liu Y, Gong X, Zeng G, Zheng B, Wang D, Sun Z, Zhou L and Zeng X (2015) Effects of selenium and silicon on enhancing antioxidative capacity in ramie (Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaud.) under cadmium stress. Environmental science and pollution research international. 22, 9999-10008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-015-4187-2

Wang D, Liu Y, Tan X, Liu H, Zeng G, Hu X, Jian H and Gu Y (2015) Effect of exogenous nitric oxide on antioxidative system and S-nitrosylation in leaves of Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaud under cadmium stress. Environmental science and pollution research international. 22, 3489-3497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-014-3581-5

Wei C, Ge Z, Chu W and Feng R (2015) Speciation of antimony and arsenic in the soils and plants in an old antimony mine. Environmental and Experimental Botany 109, 31-39. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847214002032

Wei Y, Chen Z, Wu F, Hou H, Li J, Shangguan Y, Zhang J, Li F and Zeng Q (2015) Molecular diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi at a large-scale antimony mining area in southern China. Journal of Environmental Sciences 29, 18-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S100107421500008X

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Zhang P, Wang B, Xiao Q and Wu S (2015) A kinetics modeling study on the inhibition of glucose on cellulosome of Clostridium thermocellum. Bioresource Technology 190, 36-43. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852415005350

Zheng J-S, Yu C-M, Chen P, Wang Y-Z, Tan L-T, Chen J-K and Xiong H-P (2015) Characterization of a glutamine synthetase gene BnGS1-2 from ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud) and biochemical assays of BnGS1-2-over-expressing transgenic tobacco. Acta physiologiae plantarum. 37, 1742. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11738-014-1742-2

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Milojević J, Tubić L, Pavlović S, Mitić N, Ćalić D, Vinterhalter B and Zdravković-Korać S (2012) Long days promote somatic embryogenesis in spinach. Scientia Horticulturae 142, 32-37. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423812001860

Nam C-H, Park S-H, Jung S-Y, Oh SH, Hyun J-O, Kwon HJ and Chang KS (2012) The Vascular Plants of Sinan-gun Jeollanam-do Korea - Aphae-do (Is.), Bigeum-do (Is.) and Docho-do Island. Journal of Korean Nature 5, 65-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1976864814600992

Ouedraogo M, Baudoux T, et al. (2012) Review of current and “omics” methods for assessing the toxicity (genotoxicity, teratogenicity and nephrotoxicity) of herbal medicines and mushrooms. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 492-512. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112001146

Park J, Lee JE and Park JK (2012) Leaf cutting-patterns and general cradle formation process of thirteen Apoderinae (Coleoptera: Attelabidae) in Korea: Cradles of Attelabidae in Korea I. Entomological Research 42, 63-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-5967.2011.00359.x

Riley T (2012) Assessing diet and seasonality in the Lower Pecos canyonlands: an evaluation of coprolite specimens as records of individual dietary decisions. Journal of Archaeological Science 39, 145-162. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440311003347

Romanzini D, Ornaghi HL, Jr, Amico SC and Zattera AJ (2012) Influence of fiber hybridization on the dynamic mechanical properties of glass/ramie fiber-reinforced polyester composites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites 31, 1652-1661. http://jrp.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/31/23/1652

Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Savolainen V, Williamson EM, Forest F, Wagstaff SJ, Baral SR, Watson MF, Pendry CA and Hawkins JA (2012) Phylogenies reveal predictive power of traditional medicine in bioprospecting. PNAS 109, 15835-15840. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/109/39/15835

Sison-Young RLC, Kia R, et al. (2012) Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Modeling Toxicity. In ‘Advances in Pharmacology’ (Ed.^(Eds Gabrielle MH) pp. 207-256. (Academic Press). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123983398000069

Srithi K, Trisonthi C, Wangpakapattanawong P and Balslev H (2012) Medicinal plants used in Hmong women’s healthcare in northern Thailand. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 119-135. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007677

Thiru A, Kannan G, Ashokan K and Sivanandam V (2012) Restorative effect of (5E, 13E)–5,13–Docosadienoic acid on carbon tetrachloride induced oxidative stress in rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S1592-S1599. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112604596

Weir BS, Johnston PR and Damm U (2012) The Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex. Stud Mycol 73, 115-180. http://www.studiesinmycology.org/cgi/content/abstract/73/1/115

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Xu M, Tian XY, et al. (2012) Embryotoxicity of Psoralea corylifolia L.: In Vivo and In Vitro Studies. Birth Defects Research Part B: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology 95, 386-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bdrb.21028

Xuxia W, Jie C, Bo W, Lijun L, Hui J, Diluo T and Dingxiang P (2012) Characterization by Suppression Subtractive Hybridization of Transcripts That Are Differentially Expressed in Leaves of Anthracnose-Resistant Ramie Cultivar. Plant molecular biology reporter. 30, 547-555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11105-011-0361-y

Yang F, Liu W-W, Wang J, Liao L and Wang Y (2012) Riparian vegetation’s responses to the new hydrological regimes from the Three Gorges Project: Clues to revegetation in reservoir water-level-fluctuation zone. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32, 89-98. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1872203212000091

Zhu X, Li X, Zou Y, Chen W and Lu W (2012) Cloning, characterization and expression analysis of Δ1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase (P5CS) gene in harvested papaya (Carica papaya) fruit under temperature stress. Food Research International 49, 272-279. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996912003110

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Boehmeria nivea: 408; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

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Liu L-j, Lao C-y, Zhang N, Chen H-q, Deng G, Zhu C and Peng D-x (2013) The effect of new continuous harvest technology of ramie (Boehmeria nivea L. Gaud.) on fiber yield and quality. Industrial Crops and Products 44, 677-83. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669012005109

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Satya P, Mitra S, Ray DP, Mahapatra BS, Karan M, Jana S and Sharma AK (2013) Rapid and inexpensive NaOH based direct PCR for amplification of nuclear and organelle DNA from ramie (Boehmeria nivea), a bast fibre crop containing complex polysaccharides. Industrial Crops and Products 50, 532-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669013003865

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Wang B, Li T, Zhu N and Xiao B (2013) Nitrogen removal of ramie stalk treated by acid wastewater combined with Clostridium thermocellum and the kinetic study of pyrolysis. Bioresource Technology 129, 1-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960852412017270

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Yang Z, Sheng-Gang Y, Yan-Ping L, Ying T, Ge-Fei H, Qiong-You W, Zhen X and Guang-Fu Y (2013) Design and synthesis of 1-(benzothiazol-5-yl)-1H-1,2,4-triazol-5-ones as protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitors. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 21, 3245-55. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0968089613002782

Zhou N, Yao L, Liang Y, Yu B, Ye M, Shan Z and Qiu Y (2013) Improvement of mechanical properties of ramie/poly (lactic acid) (PLA) laminated composites using a cyclic load pre-treatment method. Industrial Crops and Products 45, 94-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669012006486

Zou M, Li X, Shi W, Guo F, Zhao J and Qu Y (2013) Improved production of alkaline polygalacturonate lyase by homologous overexpression pelA in Bacillus subtilis. Process Biochemistry 48, 1143-50. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359511313002778

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Guo G, Liu Z, et al. (2012) Purification and characterization of a xylanase from Bacillus subtilis isolated from the degumming line. Journal of Basic Microbiology 52, 419-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jobm.201100262

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Jin P, Wang T, Ma M, Yang X, Zhu J, Nan P and Wang SU (2012) RESEARCH ON THE PIGMENTS FROM PAINTED CERAMICS EXCAVATED FROM THE YANGQIAOPAN TOMBS OF THE LATE HAN DYNASTY (48 BC – AD 25). Archaeometry, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4754.2012.00665.x

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Lin C-C, Wu P-S, Woei-Ming Liang D, Kwan C-C and Chen Y-S (2012) Quality, Antioxidative Ability, and Cell Proliferation-Enhancing Activity of Fermented Black Soybean Broths with Various Supplemental Culture Medium. Journal of Food Science 77, C95-C101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02443.x

Liu L-j, Chen H-q, Dai X-b, Wang H and Peng D-x (2012) Effect of Planting Density and Fertilizer Application on Fiber Yield of Ramie (Boehmeria nivea). Journal of Integrative Agriculture 11, 1199-206. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311912601154

Liu Z, Duan S, Sun Q, Peng Y, Feng X, Zheng K, Hu Z and Zhang Y (2012) A rapid process of ramie bio-degumming by Pectobacterium sp. CXJZU-120. Textile Research Journal 82, 1553-9. http://trj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/82/15/1553

Mi ZOU, Kai-hua ZHU, Jin-zhu YIN and Bin GU (2012) Analysis on Slope Revegetation Diversity in Different Habitats. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science 5, 180-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1878522012000331

Milojević J, Tubić L, Pavlović S, Mitić N, Ćalić D, Vinterhalter B and Zdravković-Korać S (2012) Long days promote somatic embryogenesis in spinach. Scientia Horticulturae 142, 32-7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423812001860

Ouedraogo M, Baudoux T, et al. (2012) Review of current and “omics” methods for assessing the toxicity (genotoxicity, teratogenicity and nephrotoxicity) of herbal medicines and mushrooms. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 492-512. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112001146

Park J, Lee JE and Park JK (2012) Leaf cutting-patterns and general cradle formation process of thirteen Apoderinae (Coleoptera: Attelabidae) in Korea: Cradles of Attelabidae in Korea I. Entomological Research 42, 63-71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-5967.2011.00359.x

Riley T (2012) Assessing diet and seasonality in the Lower Pecos canyonlands: an evaluation of coprolite specimens as records of individual dietary decisions. Journal of Archaeological Science 39, 145-62. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440311003347

Romanzini D, Ornaghi HL, Jr, Amico SC and Zattera AJ (2012) Influence of fiber hybridization on the dynamic mechanical properties of glass/ramie fiber-reinforced polyester composites. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites 31, 1652-61. http://jrp.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/31/23/1652

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Yang F, Liu W-W, Wang J, Liao L and Wang Y (2012) Riparian vegetation’s responses to the new hydrological regimes from the Three Gorges Project: Clues to revegetation in reservoir water-level-fluctuation zone. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32, 89-98. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1872203212000091

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