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New Crops Info 2014
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Crop Uses and Products

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Reseda luteola

Weld, Dyer's Rocket, Dyer's Weed, Woold, Yellow Weed

10.46

Dactylopius coccus

 

6.04

Pleurotus ostreatus

Oyster Mushroom

4.03

Azolla filiculoides

Pacific Mosquitofern, Water Fern

3.52

Dicranella varia

Dicranella Moss, Variable Forklet-Moss

3.34

Polygonum orientale

Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate, Kiss-Me-Over-The-Garden-Gate, Prince's Feather, Princess-Feather

3.13

Isatis tinctoria

Dyer's Woad, Woad, Glastum, Asp Of Jerusalem

2.83

Spirodela polyrrhiza

Common Duckmeat

2.23

Aster amellus

Italian Aster, European Michaelmas Daisy

2.15

Luffa cylindrica

Egyptian Cucumber, Vietnamese Luffa, Dishrag Gourd, Rag Gourd, Vegetable-Sponge, Smooth Luffa

2.10

Typhonium flagelliforme

 

1.96

Glandularia pulchella

South American Mock Vervain

1.94

Rubia tinctoria

 

1.93

Enteromorpha prolifera

 

1.85

Prosopis cineraria

Jand, Ghaf, Khejri, Loong Tree, Janty, Kandi, Banni, Gandasein, Vanni, Jammi, Chaunkra, Jant, Janti, Khar, Khejri, Khejra, Sami, Shami, Sumri, Vanni-Andara, Katu Andara, Kalapu Andara, Lunu Andara

1.85

Indigofera tinctoria

True Indigo

1.83

Lawsonia inermis

Henna, Hina, Henna Tree, Mignonette Tree, Egyptian Privet

1.73

Pyracantha coccinea

Scarlet Firethorn

1.45

Serratula tinctoria

Dyer's Plumeless Saw-Wort

1.28

Chlorophora tinctoria

Old Fustic, Dyer's Mulberry

1.22

Schizophyllum commune

 

1.13

Rubia cordifolia

Common Madder, Indian Madder, Manjistha, Majith, Tamaralli, Manditti

1.06

Phaseolus mungo

Urad Dal, Black Gram, Black Lentil, White Lentil, Black Matpe Bean

0.92

Genista tinctoria

Dyer's Greenweed, Dyer's Broom, Dyer's Whin, Waxen Woad, Waxen Wood

0.85

Acer pectinatum

 

0.82

Hibiscus mutabilis

 

0.80

Delonix regia

Royal Poinciana, Flamboyant

0.77

Haematoxylon campechianum

 

0.64

Caesalpinia brasiliensis

 

0.62

Rosa xanthina

yellow rose, Manchu Rose

0.60

Euphorbia rigida

Upright Myrtle Spurge, Gopher Spurge

0.60

Quercus infectoria

Aleppo Oak

0.60

Alkanna tinctoria

Alkanna, Alkanet, Dyers' Bugloss, Orchanet, Spanish Bugloss, Languedoc Bugloss

0.60

Bixa orellana

Lipsticktree, Achiote, Achiotl, Aploppas, Uruku

0.57

Azadirachta indica

Neem, Nimtree, Indian Lilac

0.57

Datisca cannabina

Akalbir

0.56

Lawsonia alba

Henna, Hina, Henna Tree, Mignonette Tree, Egyptian Privet

0.52

Ipomoea dasysperma

 

0.52

Ixora macrothyrsa

 

0.51

Typha angustifolia

Narrowleaf Cattail

0.50

Posidonia oceanica

Mediterranean Tapeweed, Neptune Grass

0.48

Ipomoea palmata

Mile-A-Minute Vine, Messina Creeper, Cairo Morning Glory, Coast Morning Glory, Railroad Creeper

0.47

Rubia tinctorium

 

0.46

Indigofera suffruticosa

Anil De Pasto, Añil, Guatemalan Indigo, Small-Leaved Indigo, West Indian Indigo, Wild Indigo, 'Iniko, Inikoa, Kolu, Vaivai, La'au Mageso, Aniles, 'Akauveli

0.45

Cotinus coggygria

European Smoketree, Eurasian Smoketree, Smoke Tree, Smoke Bush

0.41

Symplocos spicata

 

0.40

Sorghum vulgare

 

0.40

Zizyphus mauritania

 

0.38

Caesalpinia sappan

Sappanwood, Suou

0.37

Agaricus bisporus

Common Mushroom, Button Mushroom, White Mushroom, Cultivated Mushroom, Table Mushroom, Champignon Mushroom, Swiss Brown Mushroom, Roman Brown Mushroom, Italian Brown, Italian Mushroom, Cremini Mushroom, Crimini Mushroom, Brown Cap Mushrooms, Chestnut Mushroom, Portobello Mushroom

0.37

Phragmites australis

Common Reed

0.35

Trichosanthes dioica

Pointed Gourd

0.35

Arundo donax

Giant Cane, Carrizo, Arundo, Spanish Cane, Colorado River Reed, Wild Cane, Giant Reed

0.35

Acacia catechu

Black Cutch, Catechu, Cachou, Cutchtree, Black Cutch, Black Catechu

0.34

Roccella tinctoria

roccella lichen

0.33

Eclipta alba

 

0.32

Citrus grandis

Shaddock, Pomelo, Pummelo, Pommelo, Lusho Fruit

0.30

Portulaca grandiflora

Rose Moss, Moss-Rose Purslane, Moss-Rose, Time Fuul, Time Flower, Nau Bajiya, 9 O'clock Flower, Hoa M??i Gi?, Ten O'clock Flower

0.30

Rheum emodi

Himalayan Rhubarb

0.30

Scolymus hispanicus

Common Goldenthistle

0.27

Alternanthera bettzichiana

Calicoplant

0.26

Xanthoparmelia conspersa

Xanthoparmelia Lichen

0.23

Physaria chambersii

Chambers' Twinpod

0.23

Stanleya viridiflora

Green Princesplume

0.23

Streptanthus farnsworthianus

Farnsworth's Jewelflower

0.23

Salvadora indica

 

0.22

Schoenocrambe linifolia

Flaxleaf Plainsmustard

0.21

Moringa oleifera

Horseradishtree, Moringa, Drumstick Tree, Horseradish Tree, Ben Oil Tree, Benzoil Tree

0.21

Acacia leucocephala

 

0.20

Orbignya speciosa

Brazilian Palmtree, Babaçu

0.19

Parthenium hysterophorus

Santa Maria Feverfew, Whitetop Weed

0.19

Pseudevernia consocians

Light And Dark Lichen

0.19

Caesalpinia echinata

Brazilwood, Pau-Brasil, Pau De Pernambuco, Pernambuco Tree, Nicaragua Wood, Ibirapitanga

0.19

Aeonium haworthii

Haworth's Aeonium, Pinwheel

0.17

Umbilicaria torrefacta

Navel Lichen

0.17

Durio zibethinus

Durian

0.17

Cassia tora

Sickle Wild Sensitive-Plant

0.16

Curcuma longa

Common Turmeric

0.15

Canna indica

Indian Shot, Saka Siri, Indian Shot, Canna, Achira, Bandera, Chancle, Coyol, Platanillo

0.15

Punica granatum

Pomegranate, Granada, Granatapfel, Grenadine, Grenade, Granatäpple, Gránátalma, Pomogranà

0.14

Allium cepa

Garden Onion, Onion, Bulb Onion

0.14

Paulownia tomentosa

Princesstree, Empress Tree, Princess Tree, Foxglove Tree

0.14

Hevea brasiliensis

Bentham's Hevea, Caucho

0.13

Momordica charantia

Balsampear, Bitter Melon, Bitter Gourd, Bitter Squash, Goya, Karavella

0.13

Paspalum haumanii

 

0.13

Opuntia robusta

Wheel Cactus, Camuesa

0.13

Cocos nucifera

Coconut Palm

0.12

Mahonia lomariifolia

Chinese Hollygrape

0.12

Xanthoceras sorbifolia

Yellow-Horn

0.11

Hydrilla verticillata

 

0.11

Arabis aculeolata

Waldo Rockcress

0.11

Lepidium didymum

Lesser Swine-Cress

0.11

Lepidium huberi

Huber's Pepperweed

0.11

Lepidium squamatum

 

0.11

Lesquerella ludoviciana

Foothill Bladderpod, Silver Bladderpod

0.11

Ochrolechia tartarea

Crabseye Lichen

0.11

Tagetes patula

French Marigold

0.11

Rhamnus petiolaris

 

0.11

Thespesia populnea

Portia Tree

0.11

Borassus aethiopum

Palmyra Palm, African Fan Palm, African Palmyra Palm, Deleb Palm, Ron Palm, Toddy Palm, Black Rhun Palm, Ronier Palm

0.11

Arthraxon hispidus

Small Carpgrass, Hairy-Joint Grass

0.10

Armoracia rusticana

Horseradish

0.10

Mimusops elengi

Spanish Cherry, Medlar, Bullet Wood, Maulsari, Bakul, Elanji, Magizamaram, Ilanji, Ranja

0.10

Thelypodium laciniatum

Cutleaf Thelypody

0.10

Tectona grandis

Teak

0.10

Fossombronia longiseta

 

0.10

Sticta canariensis

 

0.10

 

 


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