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

Species attracting attention:
for likely fruit production


The species below have attracted recent attention in the literature.
The percentages after each crop use/product reflect the rank of likely fruit production
amongst the 68 crop uses/products investigated for each species

Listings of species attracting attention by scientific name, common name or keyword are available here.
The listing of all species on the website is available here.

Other likely crop uses/products investigated are:

[allelopathy]  [aquatic]  [beverage]  [biofuel]  [bioindicator]  [birdseed]  [boundary]  [breeding]  [cane/bamboo]  [cereal]  [charcoal]  [chewing]  [clothing fibre]  [companion plant]  [cosmetics]  [cut flower]  [dietary fibre]  [dye]  [erosion control]  [essential oil]  [flavouring/spice]  [fodder]  [food dye]  [food for humans]  [forage]  [fuelwood]  [genetics]  [grain legume]  [green manure]  [hemiparasite]  [honey]  [host for disease]  [industrial product]  [insect repellent]  [insectivorous]  [jewellery]  [medicinal]  [model]  [nut]  [nutraceutical]  [oilseed/fat]  [ornamental]  [paper pulp]  [pesticide]  [phytoamelioration]  [phytoextractive]  [plant grafting]  [plant gum]  [poison]  [pseudocereal]  [psychoactive]  [resin]  [revegetation]  [rubber]  [seagrass]  [shade]  [smoking]  [soil amelioration]  [starch]  [sweetener]  [tannin]  [timber]  [turf]  [vegetable]  [wastewater treatment]  [weed]  [wood fibre]

 


Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):


Species name

Fruit (92.4)

Abildgaardia ovata

Fruit (88.8)

Annona cherimola

Fruit (86.5)

Actinidia deliciosa

Fruit (86.5)

Pyrus pyrifolia

Fruit (85.8)

Actinidia arguta

Fruit (85.3)

Actinidia chinensis

Fruit (84.8)

Hylocereus undatus

Fruit (84.1)

Fragaria ananassa

Fruit (83.7)

Pyrus communis

Fruit (83.4)

Amelanchier alnifolia

Fruit (80.8)

Litchi chinensis

Fruit (79.8)

Eriobotrya japonica

Fruit (79.0)

Lathyrus vernus

Fruit (78.6)

Fragaria chiloensis

Fruit (77.6)

Prunus mume

Fruit (77.3)

Mangifera indica

Fruit (76.4)

Capsicum baccatum

Fruit (76.1)

Syzygium samarangense

Fruit (75.6)

Passiflora edulis

Fruit (75.3)

Diospyros lotus

Fruit (74.7)

Diospyros kaki

Fruit (74.4)

Myrciaria cauliflora

Fruit (74.0)

Carica pubescens

Fruit (73.2)

Fortunella margarita

Fruit (72.8)

Juniperus drupacea

Fruit (71.9)

Psidium cattleianum

Fruit (71.6)

Prunus mahaleb

Fruit (71.2)

Averrhoa carambola

Fruit (70.9)

Citrus paradisi

Fruit (70.0)

Garcinia mangostana

Fruit (69.7)

Cucumis melo

Fruit (67.6)

Diospyros digyna

Fruit (65.6)

Solanum pimpinellifolium

Fruit (65.3)

Pancratium maritimum

Fruit (65.1)

Capsicum chinense

Fruit (64.9)

Prunus armeniaca

Fruit (64.8)

Brassavola nodosa

Fruit (64.6)

Ananas comosus

Fruit (64.0)

Solanum mauritianum

Fruit (63.9)

Spondias tuberosa

Fruit (62.6)

Citrus sinensis

Fruit (62.6)

Prunus avium

Fruit (62.2)

Citrus maxima

Fruit (60.2)

Capsicum annuum

Fruit (58.1)

Artocarpus altilis

Fruit (57.6)

Psidium guajava

Fruit (57.6)

Vaccinium angustifolium

Fruit (57.5)

Artocarpus heterophyllus

Fruit (56.6)

Prunus salicina

Fruit (56.2)

Citrus reticulata

Fruit (56.1)

Annona muricata

Fruit (54.3)

Malpighia emarginata

Fruit (54.1)

Passiflora alata

Fruit (53.8)

Virola calophylla

Fruit (53.3)

Durio zibethinus

Fruit (52.6)

Oemleria cerasiformis

Fruit (52.3)

Lansium domesticum

Fruit (50.7)

Annona cornifolia

Fruit (49.4)

Phoenix dactylifera

Fruit (48.8)

Malus orientalis

Fruit (47.9)

Eugenia uniflora

Fruit (46.1)

Rhamnus alaternus

Fruit (45.9)

Citrus limon

Fruit (44.9)

Euterpe edulis

Fruit (44.4)

Pyracantha fortuneana

Fruit (44.4)

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Fruit (44.1)

Citrus grandis

Fruit (43.3)

Annona squamosa

Fruit (42.4)

Opuntia dillenii

Fruit (42.0)

Ficus thonningii

Fruit (41.7)

Cleistes bifaria

Fruit (41.5)

Carica papaya

Fruit (41.4)

Celastrus orbiculatus

Fruit (41.0)

Gelsemium sempervirens

Fruit (40.5)

Theobroma grandiflorum

Fruit (40.2)

Cryptantha flava

Fruit (40.1)

Oenothera macrocarpa

Fruit (39.9)

Duchesnea indica

Fruit (39.8)

Mespilus germanica

Fruit (39.7)

Rubus glaucus

Fruit (39.2)

Muntingia calabura

Fruit (37.3)

Astilbe biternata

Fruit (37.0)

Liriodendron chinense

Fruit (36.7)

Capsicum frutescens

Fruit (35.8)

Capsicum pubescens

Fruit (35.6)

Rubus chamaemorus

Fruit (35.3)

Narcissus assoanus

Fruit (35.2)

Citrullus lanatus

Fruit (35.1)

Chrysophyllum albidum

Fruit (34.8)

Geranium maculatum

Fruit (34.4)

Casearia decandra

Fruit (32.5)

Narcissus papyraceus

Fruit (32.4)

Cornus controversa

Fruit (31.8)

Fragaria virginiana

Fruit (31.1)

Euterpe oleracea

Fruit (31.0)

Aristolochia gigantea

Fruit (29.5)

Psychilis monensis

Fruit (29.5)

Spondias mombin

Fruit (29.2)

Ficus microcarpa

Fruit (29.0)

Ribes magellanicum

Fruit (28.8)

Grewia flava

Fruit (28.7)

Rubus nivalis

Fruit (28.5)

Ziziphus mauritiana

Fruit (28.0)

Opuntia ficus-indica

Fruit (27.8)

Celtis iguanaea

Fruit (27.6)

Cucumis sativus

Fruit (27.6)

Morus nigra

Fruit (26.8)

Cycas revoluta

Fruit (26.3)

Manilkara zapota

Fruit (26.2)

Ficus sur

Fruit (25.9)

Tibouchina granulosa

Fruit (25.7)

Astrocaryum jauari

Fruit (24.6)

Cydonia oblonga

Fruit (24.4)

Pinus muricata

Fruit (24.2)

Ficus carica

Fruit (24.1)

Malus sieversii

Fruit (23.9)

Cornus mas

Fruit (23.4)

Zizyphus jujuba

Fruit (23.0)

Ficus sycomorus

Fruit (23.0)

Elaeagnus umbellata

Fruit (22.4)

Hibiscus moscheutos

Fruit (21.7)

Cornus drummondii

Fruit (20.5)

Dysoxylum spectabile

Fruit (20.3)

Wurmbea dioica

Fruit (20.0)

Austrobaileya scandens

Fruit (20.0)

Hancornia speciosa

Fruit (19.8)

Ionopsis utricularioides

Fruit (19.7)

Neolitsea dealbata

Fruit (19.6)

Punica granatum

Fruit (19.4)

Maclura tinctoria

Fruit (19.4)

Flammulina velutipes

Fruit (18.6)

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Fruit (17.7)

Artocarpus elasticus

Fruit (16.5)

Volvariella volvacea

Fruit (16.4)

Agonis flexuosa

Fruit (16.2)

Urtica dioica

Fruit (16.0)

Madia sativa

Fruit (15.2)

Cucurbita pepo

Fruit (15.0)

Genipa americana

Fruit (14.9)

Echinacea angustifolia

Fruit (14.8)

Podocarpus falcatus

Fruit (14.6)

Citrus limetta

Fruit (14.6)

Illicium floridanum

Fruit (14.5)

Garcinia pedunculata

Fruit (14.5)

Myrciaria floribunda

Fruit (14.3)

Rubus ulmifolius

Fruit (14.0)

Vaccinium myrtillus

Fruit (13.7)

Halosarcia pergranulata

Fruit (13.0)

Averrhoa bilimbi

Fruit (12.4)

Eugenia brasiliensis

Fruit (12.4)

Celtis africana

Fruit (12.0)

Lonicera caerulea

Fruit (12.0)

Trillium grandiflorum

Fruit (11.9)

Dianthus deltoides

Fruit (11.7)

Laelia rubescens

Fruit (11.7)

Asparagus officinalis

Fruit (11.7)

Malcolmia maritima

Fruit (11.4)

Citrus medica

Fruit (11.2)

Byrsonima crassifolia

Fruit (11.2)

Citrus aurantium

Fruit (11.1)

Myrsine coriacea

Fruit (10.7)

Aronia melanocarpa

Fruit (10.7)

Cucurbita moschata

Fruit (10.5)

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

Fruit (10.4)

Acer cappadocicum

Fruit (10.3)

Sclerocarya birrea

Fruit (10.3)

Rosa canina

Fruit (9.9)

Canarium schweinfurthii

Fruit (9.6)

Equisetum arvense

Fruit (9.5)

Cucurbita maxima

Fruit (9.4)

Withania aristata

Fruit (9.3)

Rubus niveus

Fruit (9.2)

Eurya japonica

Fruit (9.0)

Aristolochia tagala

Fruit (8.9)

Miconia calvescens

Fruit (8.7)

Poncirus trifoliata

Fruit (8.7)

Acacia macrostachya

Fruit (8.7)

Filipendula ulmaria

Fruit (8.4)

Pteridium aquilinum

Fruit (8.3)

Dendrobium thyrsiflorum

Fruit (8.2)

Zizyphus spina-christi

Fruit (8.1)

Carnegiea gigantea

Fruit (7.9)

Garcinia livingstonei

Fruit (7.9)

Pseudocydonia sinensis

Fruit (7.6)

Curcuma amada

Fruit (7.6)

Vaccinium uliginosum

Fruit (7.5)

Livistona chinensis

Fruit (7.4)

Cornus kousa

Fruit (7.2)

Celtis australis

Fruit (7.1)

Mimulus ringens

Fruit (7.0)

Artocarpus odoratissimus

Fruit (7.0)

Carpobrotus edulis

Fruit (7.0)

Nauclea orientalis

Fruit (6.9)

Collinsia heterophylla

Fruit (6.9)

Gnetum gnemon

Fruit (6.8)

Vaccinium oxycoccos

Fruit (6.8)

Adenanthera pavonina

Fruit (6.7)

Silene virginica

Fruit (6.7)

Imperata cylindrica

Fruit (6.6)

Rosa rubiginosa

Fruit (6.6)

Gustavia superba

Fruit (6.4)

Chrysobalanus icaco

Fruit (6.4)

Mallotus paniculatus

Fruit (6.3)

Lepidium lasiocarpum

Fruit (6.3)

Malus baccata

Fruit (6.2)

Ranunculus adoneus

Fruit (6.2)

Clarkia breweri

Fruit (6.2)

Inula britannica

Fruit (6.2)

Vaccinium vitis-idaea

Fruit (6.0)

Echinacea purpurea

Fruit (6.0)

Primula veris

Fruit (5.9)

Solidago gigantea

Fruit (5.9)

Vitellaria paradoxa

Fruit (5.8)

Chamaerops humilis

Fruit (5.7)

Terminalia catappa

Fruit (5.7)

Bagassa guianensis

Fruit (5.7)

Penstemon digitalis

Fruit (5.7)

Ipomoea pes-caprae

Fruit (5.6)

Dittrichia viscosa

Fruit (5.5)

Cytisus scoparius

Fruit (5.4)

Oxyria digyna

Fruit (5.4)

Astragalus scaphoides

Fruit (5.3)

Vicia cracca

Fruit (5.3)

Grevillea barklyana

Fruit (5.3)

Phillyrea latifolia

Fruit (5.2)

Crassocephalum crepidioides

Fruit (5.2)

Pseudophoenix sargentii

Fruit (5.2)

Fortunella hindsii

Fruit (5.2)

Holcus lanatus

Fruit (5.1)

Cortaderia selloana

Fruit (5.1)

Plantago lanceolata

Fruit (5.1)

Nypa fruticans

Fruit (5.0)

Plantago major

Fruit (5.0)

Sanguisorba officinalis

Fruit (4.8)

Myrtus communis

Fruit (4.8)

Cactus opuntia

Fruit (4.6)

Centaurium pulchellum

Fruit (4.6)

Grevillea caleyi

Fruit (4.5)

Chelidonium majus

Fruit (4.3)

Anthriscus sylvestris

Fruit (4.3)

Galium verum

Fruit (3.9)

Centaurium erythraea

Fruit (3.6)

Chromolaena odorata

Fruit (3.3)

Buddleja officinalis

Fruit (3.2)

Arbutus unedo

Fruit (3.0)

Citrus limonia

Fruit (2.4)

Alyssum desertorum

Fruit (2.3)

Clematis armandii

 


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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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