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

Species attracting attention:
as likely wastewater treatment species


The species below have attracted recent attention in the literature.
The percentages after each crop use/product reflect the rank of likely wastewater treatment species
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]  [fruit]  [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]  [weed]  [wood fibre]

 


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


Species name

Wastewater Treatment (92.8)

Deyeuxia angustifolia

Wastewater Treatment (92.2)

Cyperus involucratus

Wastewater Treatment (82.1)

Canna indica

Wastewater Treatment (78.8)

Corymbia bella

Wastewater Treatment (77.3)

Coprosma quadrifida

Wastewater Treatment (72.7)

Schoenoplectus americanus

Wastewater Treatment (71.1)

Cyperus papyrus

Wastewater Treatment (69.2)

Fraxinus latifolia

Wastewater Treatment (66.6)

Phragmites australis

Wastewater Treatment (65.6)

Nauclea orientalis

Wastewater Treatment (65.4)

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

Wastewater Treatment (64.9)

Typha latifolia

Wastewater Treatment (59.9)

Scirpus triqueter

Wastewater Treatment (59.6)

Carex lasiocarpa

Wastewater Treatment (57.9)

Chasmanthium latifolium

Wastewater Treatment (56.7)

Ludwigia repens

Wastewater Treatment (55.0)

Lespedeza bicolor

Wastewater Treatment (54.7)

Zizania latifolia

Wastewater Treatment (54.1)

Typha orientalis

Wastewater Treatment (53.5)

Juncus effusus

Wastewater Treatment (52.9)

Lycium ruthenicum

Wastewater Treatment (52.5)

Tamarix chinensis

Wastewater Treatment (50.7)

Setaria parviflora

Wastewater Treatment (46.6)

Lomatium bradshawii

Wastewater Treatment (46.4)

Acorus americanus

Wastewater Treatment (45.8)

Acer carpinifolium

Wastewater Treatment (45.8)

Leersia oryzoides

Wastewater Treatment (45.4)

Schoenoplectus acutus

Wastewater Treatment (45.2)

Celtis ehrenbergiana

Wastewater Treatment (44.2)

Salix exigua

Wastewater Treatment (43.7)

Typha angustifolia

Wastewater Treatment (41.2)

Ligustrum sinense

Wastewater Treatment (39.8)

Atriplex prostrata

Wastewater Treatment (35.9)

Brabejum stellatifolium

Wastewater Treatment (35.2)

Chamaedaphne calyculata

Wastewater Treatment (33.1)

Ulva australis

Wastewater Treatment (31.4)

Lomandra longifolia

Wastewater Treatment (30.3)

Salix humboldtiana

Wastewater Treatment (29.9)

Eleocharis dulcis

Wastewater Treatment (29.8)

Iris pseudacorus

Wastewater Treatment (29.5)

Populus fremontii

Wastewater Treatment (29.2)

Carex aquatilis

Wastewater Treatment (28.8)

Phalaris arundinacea

Wastewater Treatment (27.4)

Ledum groenlandicum

Wastewater Treatment (26.3)

Typha domingensis

Wastewater Treatment (26.1)

Galium triflorum

Wastewater Treatment (25.9)

Paspalum quadrifarium

Wastewater Treatment (24.7)

Salvinia cucullata

Wastewater Treatment (24.4)

Acorus calamus

Wastewater Treatment (24.0)

Carex stricta

Wastewater Treatment (23.9)

Sagittaria latifolia

Wastewater Treatment (23.3)

Bidens frondosa

Wastewater Treatment (22.9)

Myrsine coriacea

Wastewater Treatment (22.0)

Glyceria grandis

Wastewater Treatment (21.7)

Carex oligosperma

Wastewater Treatment (19.9)

Calocedrus decurrens

Wastewater Treatment (19.1)

Cotula coronopifolia

Wastewater Treatment (19.1)

Acer macrophyllum

Wastewater Treatment (18.5)

Arundo donax

Wastewater Treatment (18.4)

Amorpha fruticosa

Wastewater Treatment (18.2)

Juncus tenuis

Wastewater Treatment (17.9)

Pontederia cordata

Wastewater Treatment (17.5)

Zantedeschia aethiopica

Wastewater Treatment (17.1)

Iris virginica

Wastewater Treatment (17.0)

Melicytus ramiflorus

Wastewater Treatment (16.7)

Alnus rubra

Wastewater Treatment (16.4)

Cornus drummondii

Wastewater Treatment (16.3)

Poa labillardierei

Wastewater Treatment (16.1)

Amsinckia menziesii

Wastewater Treatment (16.0)

Polygonum hydropiperoides

Wastewater Treatment (15.9)

Schoenoplectus mucronatus

Wastewater Treatment (15.9)

Calamagrostis canadensis

Wastewater Treatment (15.6)

Cornus canadensis

Wastewater Treatment (14.7)

Galium boreale

Wastewater Treatment (14.1)

Polystichum munitum

Wastewater Treatment (13.6)

Plantago patagonica

Wastewater Treatment (13.1)

Bidens laevis

Wastewater Treatment (12.5)

Eichhornia crassipes

Wastewater Treatment (12.1)

Mahonia nervosa

Wastewater Treatment (11.8)

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Wastewater Treatment (11.7)

Populus euphratica

Wastewater Treatment (11.5)

Alnus incana

Wastewater Treatment (11.4)

Leersia hexandra

Wastewater Treatment (11.3)

Pistia stratiotes

Wastewater Treatment (11.3)

Cochlospermum vitifolium

Wastewater Treatment (11.3)

Sapium glandulosum

Wastewater Treatment (10.6)

Carex rostrata

Wastewater Treatment (10.6)

Celtis occidentalis

Wastewater Treatment (10.3)

Lythrum salicaria

Wastewater Treatment (9.9)

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Wastewater Treatment (9.8)

Microlaena stipoides

Wastewater Treatment (9.7)

Juncus inflexus

Wastewater Treatment (9.6)

Juncus acutus

Wastewater Treatment (9.5)

Quercus kelloggii

Wastewater Treatment (9.2)

Melaleuca ericifolia

Wastewater Treatment (8.6)

Chamaesyce maculata

Wastewater Treatment (8.5)

Rhus copallinum

Wastewater Treatment (8.2)

Oenanthe javanica

Wastewater Treatment (7.9)

Quercus garryana

Wastewater Treatment (7.7)

Landoltia punctata

Wastewater Treatment (7.3)

Prosopis velutina

Wastewater Treatment (7.3)

Rubus armeniacus

Wastewater Treatment (7.3)

Spartina alterniflora

Wastewater Treatment (7.1)

Muntingia calabura

Wastewater Treatment (7.1)

Impatiens glandulifera

Wastewater Treatment (7.0)

Suaeda vera

Wastewater Treatment (6.4)

Evolvulus sericeus

Wastewater Treatment (6.3)

Tibouchina granulosa

Wastewater Treatment (6.2)

Alternanthera philoxeroides

Wastewater Treatment (6.2)

Bruguiera parviflora

Wastewater Treatment (6.1)

Aegiceras corniculatum

Wastewater Treatment (5.9)

Eriophorum angustifolium

Wastewater Treatment (5.8)

Coix lacryma

Wastewater Treatment (5.8)

Carex lacustris

Wastewater Treatment (5.8)

Triadica sebifera

Wastewater Treatment (5.6)

Celtis laevigata

Wastewater Treatment (5.3)

Ludwigia peploides

Wastewater Treatment (5.3)

Mentha aquatica

Wastewater Treatment (5.1)

Ipomoea aquatica

Wastewater Treatment (4.9)

Lemna aequinoctialis

Wastewater Treatment (4.5)

Nymphaea tetragona

Wastewater Treatment (3.4)

Cyperus longus

Wastewater Treatment (3.2)

Centaurium pulchellum

Wastewater Treatment (2.2)

Copernicia alba

 


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