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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Host for disease

[search terms: host for organisms, host for disease, host for bacteria, host for fungi, host for insects]


Quintinia serrata



Rhus aromatica

fragrant sumac


Rhus glabra

smooth sumac


Prunus padus

European Bird Cherry, Bird Cherry, Hackberry


Buxus sempervirens

Common Box, European Box, Boxwood


Prunus cerasifera

Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum


Quercus coccifera

Kermes Oak


Betula pubescens

Downy Birch, Moor Birch, White Birch, European White Birch, Hairy Birch


Arabidopsis thaliana

Mouseear Cress, Thale Cress, Mouse-Ear Cress, Arabidopsis




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RIRDC New Crop Industries Handbook
530 pages
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essential oils, tea tree oil, wildflowers and natives, bioenergy, organic farming

Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct; Wiley Online Library; High Wire; Oxford Journals; USDA National Agricultural Library; for synonyms: The Plant List; for common names:; etc.

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Latest update 31 July 2014 by: ANCW