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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Oryza sativa



This species is usually known as:

Oryza sativa, Oryza sativa var. atrobrunnea, Oryza sativa var. melanoglumella, Oryza sativa var. mulayana, Oryza sativa var. rubriglumella


This species has also been known as:

Oryza sativa var. abuensis, Oryza sativa f. atrobrunnea, Oryza sativa var. bengalensis, Oryza sativa var. coarctata, Oryza sativa var. collina, Oryza sativa var. elongata, Oryza sativa subsp. fatua, Oryza sativa var. formosana, Oryza sativa var. formosana, Oryza sativa var. grandiglumis, Oryza sativa subsp. japonica, Oryza sativa var. latifolia, Oryza sativa f. melanoglumella, Oryza sativa f. mulayana, Oryza sativa var. paraguayensis, Oryza sativa var. plena, Oryza sativa var. punctata, Oryza sativa var. rubribarbis, Oryza sativa f. rubriglumella, Oryza sativa subsp. rufipogon, Oryza sativa var. rufipogon, Oryza sativa var. sativa, Oryza sativa var. savannae, Oryza sativa f. spontanea, Oryza sativa var. sundensis


Common names:

Rice, Asian Rice



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Oryza sativa: 22369]



Popularity of Oryza sativa over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Oryza sativa (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Oryza sativa as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)]

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 264434]


Oryza sativa (16395), rice (6561), Internet resource (3797), cultivars (2022), crop yield (1654), gene expression (1584), molecular sequence data (1497), nucleotide sequences (1482), genes (1301), leaves (1138), India (1070), Transgenic plants (1024), roots (1019), enzyme activity (947), chromosome mapping (923), amino acid sequences (918), grain yield (875), genetic variation (865), <ARROW disease resistance (862), Triticum aestivum (821), genetic markers (816), Zea mays (803), nitrogen (794), messenger RNA (787), plant proteins (749), seedlings (736), varieties (716), Magnaporthe grisea (713), plant breeding (693), complementary DNA (654), grain crops (642), flooded conditions (641), growth (618), seeds (617), application rate (608), crop production (606), weed control (605), nutrient uptake (601), Philippines (570), genotype (550), genetic transformation (537), Louisiana (533), chemical constituents of plants (525), China (524), nitrogen fertilizers (520), photosynthesis (518), inflorescences (517), soil fertility (516), loci (515), shoots (497), wheat (490), literature reviews (479), Arabidopsis thaliana (477), mutants (461), field experimentation (449), fungal diseases of plants (445), phosphorus (433), nutrient availability (432), Japan (425), dry matter accumulation (421), plant growth (415), promoter regions (407), plant pathogenic fungi (406), restrictionDOWN> fragment length polymorphism (401), gene expression regulation (398), phytotoxicity (396), developmental stages (391), plant morphology (387), plant development (376), Internet resource AgSpace (375), Seed germination (372), crop rotation (367), genome (365), insect pests (361), plant genetics (361), Hordeum vulgare (357), yield components (354), Arkansas (347), Paddy soils (345), biosynthesis (344), pest resistance (341), Water stress (341), height (334), agronomic traits (333)..


[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]



Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]


Insufficient data to carry out a crop use/product analysis




References (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Oryza sativa: 22369; Any undated papers have been included at the end]




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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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