Atriplex


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Atriplex

1. a genus of the plant family Chenopodiaceae; saltbushes. They are an excellent source of feed but are facultative indicator plants and may lead to selenium poisoning when growing on selenium-rich soils. Includes North American species A. canescens, A. nuttalii, A. patula, A. rosea.
2. Australian species may be toxic by virtue of a high nitrate or oxalate content, e.g. A. muelleri, A. semibaccata.
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Atriplex vesicaria is a CAM (crassulacean acid metabolism) plant and is therefore more enriched in [sup.
Etude de l'impact des interaction entre le phosphore et le chlorure de sodium sur trois especes vegetales halophytes du genre Atriplex (A.
The adaptive significance of sexual lability in plants using atriplex canescens as a principal example.
2003) observed that oxalate levels of Atriplex species were 8.
If this species uses underground refuges during flooding, as do several intertidal invertebrates (Foster & Treherne 1976; Kneib 1984), then it would be disfavored in invaded areas (deep but thin roots of Elymus) compared to natural areas (short and large roots of Atriplex portulacoides).
These include species common to the Central Jordan Valley today, such as Quercus ithaburensis, Pistacia atlantica, Tamarix, Populus euphratica and Atriplex halimus (Lipschitz & Nadel 1997).
The role of hormones in regulators the germination of polymorphic seeds and early seedling growth of Atriplex triangularis under saline condition.
rostratus) along the xeric coast of northern and central Sonora occur in sparse halophytes (Frankenia, Allenrolfia, Atriplex, Salicornia, Suaeda, Cressa, Distichlis, Monanthochloe, and Batis), whereas other populations of saltmarsh sparrows, with the exception of those on Islas San Benito, occur in dense marsh vegetation (in Bahia Magdalena they also occur in mangroves [Rhizophora mangle]).
Species 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Ambrosia psilostachya X X Andropogon glomeratus X Atriplex pentandra X X Bacopa monnieri X X X Batis maritima X X Bolboschoenus maritimus X X X X X Borrichia frutescens X X X X X X X X Chamaesyce serpens X Chara sp.
Our goal in this investigation was to examine temporal changes in the genetic diversity of Atriplex prostrata, an annual halophytic species, found in an inland salt marsh in Rittman, Ohio, by comparing current aboveground diversity with the seed bank and a cohort produced from seeds collected from plants in the marsh in 1981.
Camels habitually prefer halophilic plants such as Atriplex, Salosa and Acacia to meet their physiological requirements of salts [42].
3:15 ATRIPLEX PROSTRATA (CHENOPODIACEAE) SEED DORMANCY AS INFLUENCED BY LONG-TERM COLD STORAGE.