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

Crop Uses and Products

Paper pulp

[search terms: paper pulp, wood pulp]

 

Pinus insignis

 

24.35

Eucalyptus globulus

Eurabbie, Southern Blue Gum, Blue Gum, Tasmanian Bluegum

11.14

Corchorus capsularis

Jute

5.29

Hibiscus cannabinus

 

5.21

Cynara cardunculus

Cardoon, Artichoke Thistle, Cardone, Cardoni, Carduni, Cardi

5.15

Cuphea ignea

Cigar Flower, Cigar Plant, Cigar Flower, Firecracker Plant, Mexican Cigar

5.07

Agave sisalana

Sisal Hemp, Sisal

4.57

Ananas erectifolius

 

3.30

Bambusa atra

 

2.53

Melanotus hepatochrous

 

1.87

Elaeis guineensis

African Oil Palm, Macaw-Fat

1.72

Elaeis melanococca

African Oil Palm, Macaw-Fat

1.69

Cuphea glutinosa

Sticky Waxweed

1.54

Hesperaloe funifera

Palo Esopeta

1.45

Miscanthus sinensis

Chinese Silvergrass, Chinese Silver Grass, Eulalia Grass, Maiden Grass, Zebra Grass, Susuki Grass, Porcupine Grass

1.35

Brassica carinata

Ethiopian Mustard, Abyssinian Mustard

1.27

Cannabis sativa

Marijuana

1.11

Picea mariana

Black Spruce

0.92

Salix koreensis

 

0.88

Brachythecium starkei

Starke's Brachythecium Moss, Starke's Feather-Moss

0.84

Xanthoria fallax

Orange Wall Lichen

0.84

Physcia dubia

Rosette Lichen

0.80

Xanthoria candelaria

Orange Wall Lichen

0.73

Pinus radiata

Monterey Pine, Insignis Pine, Radiata Pine

0.67

Pleurotus ostreatus

Oyster Mushroom

0.62

Retama monosperma

Bridal Broom, Bridal Veil Broom

0.56

Arundo donax

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

0.50

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

River Redgum, River Red Gum

0.49

Physcia stellaris

Starry Rosette Lichen

0.48

Lecanora dispersa

Rim Lichen

0.44

Candelaria concolor

Lemon Lichen

0.44

Populus heterophylla

Swamp Cottonwood, River Cottonwood, Downy Poplar, Swamp Poplar, Black Cottonwood

0.41

Xanthoria polycarpa

Orange Wall Lichen

0.40

Linum usitatissimum

Common Flax, Linseed

0.39

Eucalyptus viminalis

Manna Gum, White Gum, Ribbon Gum, Viminalis

0.38

Bryum capillare

Bryum Moss, Capillary Thread-Moss

0.35

Parmeliopsis hyperopta

Bran Lichen

0.35

Stokesia laevis

Stokes' Aster

0.34

Stipa tenacissima

Esparto

0.32

Impatiens walleriana

Buzzy Lizzy, Busy Lizzie, Balsam, Impatiens

0.31

Aesculus turbinata

Japanese Horse Chestnut

0.29

Geranium molle

Dovefoot Geranium, Dove's-Foot Crane's-Bill, Dovesfoot Geranium

0.27

Eucalyptus grandis

Grand Eucalyptus, Flooded Gum, Rose Gum

0.27

Physcia adscendens

Rosette Lichen

0.25

Cocculus orbiculatus

Queen Coralbead, Huehue

0.25

Bromus mollis

Soft Brome, Bull Grass, Soft Cheat, Soft Chess

0.24

Schizophyllum commune

 

0.23

Gmelina arborea

Gumhar, Beechwood, Gmelina, Goomar Teak, Kashmir Tree, Malay Beechwood, White Teak, Vemane, Gamhar

0.21

Pinus densiflora

Japanese Red Pine, Akamatsu, Mematsu

0.19

Eucalyptus pellita

Red Maghogany, Large-Fruited Red Mahogany, Daintree Stringybark, Red Stringybark

0.18

Broussonetia kazinoki

 

0.16

Elaeis oleifera

American Oil Palm

0.16

Amorphophallus konjac

Konjac, Konnyaku, Gonyak, Juru˛, Konjak, Konjaku, Konnyaku Potato, Devil's Tongue, Voodoo Lily, Snake Palm, Elephant Yam

0.15

Pelargonium hortorum

Zonal Geranium, Garden Geranium, Malva, Malvˇn

0.15

Broussonetia papyrifera

Paper Mulberry, Tapa Cloth Tree

0.15

Cuphea viscosissima

Blue Waxweed, Clammy Cuphea, Tarweed

0.14

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

0.14

Galium verum

Wirtgen's Bedstraw, Lady's Bedstraw, Yellow Bedstraw, Yellow Spring Bedstraw

0.13

Mentha x

 

0.13

Eucalyptus tereticornis

Forest Redgum, Bastard Box, Blue Gum, Flooded Gum, Grey Gum, Mountain Gum, Queensland Blue Gum, Red Gum, Red Ironbark, Red Irongum, Slaty Gum

0.12

Nypa fruticans

Nipa Palm

0.12

Vernonia anthelmintica

Ironweed

0.12

Salix viminalis

Basket Willow

0.11

Daniellia oliveri

African Copaiba Balsam Tree

0.11

Bambusa tulda

Bamboo, Indian Timber Bamboo

0.11

Pterocarpus soyauxii

Barwood, African Padauk, African Coralwood

0.10

Leucaena diversifolia

Diverseleaf Leadtree

0.10

Terminalia ivorensis

Ivory Coast Almond

0.10

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;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 http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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