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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Khan MA, Gul B and Weber DJ (2004) Temperature and high salinity effects in germinating dimorphic seeds of Atriplex rosea.
Conclusions: The high crude protein and moderate fiber content, along with high IVDMD found in Ammophila arenaria, Trigonella maritima and Vicia monantha, Vicia sativa, Atriplex nummularia, Ononis vaginalis and Lycium shawii suggested that these plants have a greater nutritive value than the highly fibrous and of moderate IVDMD species such as: Lygeum spartum, Lygos raetam, Panicum coloratum, Lolium rigidum, Gymnocarpos decandrum, Deverra trotuosa and Aeluropus lagopoides.
The riverine vegetation for upstream (station 3 Rachgoun) under semi-arid climate arid a (Sebdou station 1), one of the species planted the most tolerant at these conditions is Tamarix africana in wet depressions and near the lightly soiled marshes; While the halophytes species (Zygophyllum, Atriplex, Suaeda ) and hydrophytic vegetation (Nerium oleander ) are the most suitable for freshwater and brackish water bodies respectively.
The effect of light, temperature and bracteoles on germination of polymorphic seeds of Atriplex centralasiatica under saline conditions.
Seed polymorphism and germination responses to salinity stress in Atriplex triangularis Willd.
Effect of substrate salinity on growth and on submicroscopic structure of leaf cells of Atriplex halimus L.
Nutritive value assessment of ensiling or mixing Acacia and Atriplex using in vitro gas production technique.
11 4,44 1,83 5,29 Mimosa setuliseta 12 3,20 1,32 5,77 Atriplex canescens 14 3,37 16,21 6,73 Cylindropuntia imbricata 19 6,54 2,69 9,13 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis 12 0,34 0,14 5,77 Opuntia rastrera 35 91,35 37,62 16,83 Opuntia microdasys 9 0,81 0,33 4,33 Agave asperrima 6 8,12 3,34 2,88 Agave striata 3 2,14 0,88 1,44 Suma 208 206,82 100 100 Especie F F% VIR Flourensia cernua 0,80 13,79 9,80 Larrea tridentata 1,00 17,24 17,10 Fouquieria splendens 0,20 3,45 5,09 Acacia berlandieri 0,20 3,45 3,21 Acacia constricta 0,20 3,45 1,87 Acacia crassifolia 0,20 3,45 3,60 Mimosa sp.
Atriplex vesicaria (n = 7) was collected from the grove soils and Sclerolaena brachyptera (n = l) from both the grove and intergrove sites.
10] also used the same growth regulators to break dormancy of Atriplex.