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

Crop Uses and Products

Sweetener

[search terms: sweeten, sugar]

 

Beta vulgaris

Beet

18.22

Saccharum officinarum

Sugarcane

15.53

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple, Rock Maple

3.92

Saccharum spontaneum

African Fodder Cane, Wild Sugarcane

3.02

Stevia rebaudiana

Candyleaf

2.43

Chenopodium rubrum

Red Goosefoot, Coastblite Goosefoot

1.69

Beta procumbens

Cultivated Beet

1.09

Dolichos biflorus

 

0.72

Beta maritima

Sea Beet

0.70

Helianthus tuberosus

Paleleaf Woodland Sunflower, Paleleaf Sunflower, Woodland Sunflower

0.57

Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii

Serendipity Berry

0.51

Agave tequilana

Blue Agave, Agave Azul, Tequila Agave

0.46

Nicotiana gossei

 

0.43

Maackia amurensis

Amur Maackia

0.41

Ulex europaeus

Common Gorse

0.41

Verbascum phoeniceum

Purple Mullein

0.40

Beta patula

Beet

0.39

Beta patellaris

Beet

0.37

Artocarpus integrifolia

Jackfruit

0.36

Erythrina corallodendron

Connate Erythrina, Coral Erythrina

0.35

Selaginella lepidophylla

Flower Of Stone

0.35

Thaumatococcus daniellii

Miracle Fruit

0.35

Ricinus communis

castorbean, castor oil plant

0.34

Pinus lambertiana

Sugar Pine, Sugar Cone Pine

0.33

Lotus tetragonolobus

 

0.31

Gymnema sylvestre

 

0.30

Erythrina cristagalli

Ceibo, Seíbo, Corticeira, Bucaré, Cockspur Coral Tree, Crybabytree

0.29

Daucus carota

Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest, Bishop's Lace

0.29

Alonsoa meridionalis

 

0.29

Cucumis melo

Cantaloupe, Muskmelon, Honeydew, Crenshaw, Casaba, Cantaloupe, Persian Melon, Santa Claus Melon, Christmas Melon

0.27

Arabidopsis thaliana

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

0.27

Fagus grandifolia

American Beech, North American Beech

0.26

Arenga pinnata

Sugar Palm, Arenga Palm, Areng Palm, Black-Fiber Palm, Gomuti Palm, Aren, Enau, Irok, Kaong

0.26

Synsepalum dulcificum

Miraculous Berry

0.26

Craterostigma plantagineum

Blue Gem

0.25

Omphalea diandra

Jamaica Navelspurge

0.23

Panicum virgatum

Switchgrass, Tall Panic Grass, Wobsqua Grass, Blackbent, Tall Prairiegrass, Wild Redtop, Thatchgrass, Virginia Switchgrass

0.23

Nicotiana plumbaginifolia

Tex-Mex Tobacco

0.22

Phellodendron lavallei

Lavalle Corktree

0.22

Galanthus nivalis

Snowdrop, Common Snowdrop

0.21

Ipomopsis longiflora

Flaxflowered Ipomopsis, Flaxflowered Gilia, Whiteflower Ipomopsis

0.20

Canavalia ensiformis

Wonderbean, Common Jack Bean, Jack Bean, Feijão-De-Porco

0.20

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis

Livingstone Daisy

0.19

Eupatorium rebaudianum

 

0.19

Trichosanthes japonica

 

0.19

Chenopodium capitatum

Blite Goosefoot, Strawberry Blite, Strawberry Goosefoot, Strawberry Spinach, Indian Paint, Indian Ink.

0.18

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Common Iceplant, Crystalline Iceplant, Ice Plant

0.18

Cytisus striatus

Striated Broom, Portuguese Broom, French Broom, Spanish Broom

0.17

Ipomoea batatas

Sweetpotato, Sweet Potato

0.17

Eucalyptus grandis

Grand Eucalyptus, Flooded Gum, Rose Gum

0.16

Sambucus nigra

American Black Elderberry, Black Elderberry, Blue Elderberry, European Black Elderberry

0.16

Fraxinus americana

White Ash, American Ash

0.15

Beta adanensis

Beet

0.15

Madhuca latifolia

Butter Tree

0.15

Datura stramonium

Jimsonweed, Datura, Thornapple, Moon Flower, Toloache

0.14

Ananas comosus

Pineapple

0.14

Physcomitrella patens

Physcomitrella Moss

0.14

Miscanthus sinensis

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

0.14

Atriplex halimus

Saltbush, Mediterranean Saltbush, Sea Orache, Shrubby Orache

0.14

Maclura pomifera

Osage Orange, Osage Orange, Hedge Apple, Horse Apple, Monkey Ball, Bois D'arc, Bodark, Bodock

0.14

Phoenix dactylifera

Date Palm

0.14

Kalanchoe daigremontiana

Devil's Backbone, Mother Of Thousands, Alligator Plant, Mexican Hat Plant

0.14

Tilia americana

American Basswood

0.13

Beta atriplicifolia

Beet

0.13

Cucurbita maxima

Winter Squash, Arikara Squash, Banana Squash, Boston Marrow, Buttercup Squash, Candy Roaster Landrace, Hubbard Squash, Jarrahdale Pumpkin, Kabocha, Lakota Squash, Turk's Turban, French Turban

0.12

Citrus limettioides

 

0.12

Passiflora morifolia

Woodland Passionflower, Blue Sweet Calabash, Woodland-Passion Flower

0.12

Flaveria bidentis

Coastal Plain Yellowtops, Smelter's Bush

0.12

Abrus precatorius

Rosarypea, Jequirity, Gunj, Crab's Eye, Precatory Pea, Bean, John Crow Bead, Indian Licorice, Akar Saga, Gidee Gidee, Jumbie Bead

0.12

Nicotiana palmeri

 

0.12

Tetragonia expansa

 

0.11

Sorghum vulgare

 

0.11

Echinochloa cruspavonis

Gulf Cockspur Grass

0.11

Acer nigrum

Black Maple

0.11

Hibbertia pedunculata

 

0.11

Quercus rubra

Northern Red Oak, Champion Oak

0.11

Oenothera drummondii

Beach Evening Primrose

0.11

Helleborus foetidus

 

0.10

Vicia graminea

 

0.10

Sphagnum compactum

Low Sphagnum

0.10

Suaeda aegyptiaca

 

0.10

Streptanthus tortuosus

Shieldplant

0.10

Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnation, Clove Pink, Rainbow Pink

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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