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Report for Beta macrocarpa Guss.

updated: Feb 16th 2022, 10:35 am see all updates
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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Beta
Species macrocarpa
Author Guss.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
200 mMHamouda, I., M. Badri, M. Mejri, C. Cruz, K. H. M. Siddique and K. Hessini (2016) Salt tolerance of Beta macrocarpa is associated with efficient osmotic adjustment and increased apoplastic water content
Germination YesHamouda, I., M. Badri, M. Mejri, C. Cruz, K. H. M. Siddique and K. Hessini (2016) Salt tolerance of Beta macrocarpa is associated with efficient osmotic adjustment and increased apoplastic water content
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineHamouda, I., M. Badri, M. Mejri, C. Cruz, K. H. M. Siddique and K. Hessini (2016) Salt tolerance of Beta macrocarpa is associated with efficient osmotic adjustment and increased apoplastic water content
  • Soluble carbohydratesHamouda, I., M. Badri, M. Mejri, C. Cruz, K. H. M. Siddique and K. Hessini (2016) Salt tolerance of Beta macrocarpa is associated with efficient osmotic adjustment and increased apoplastic water content
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsHamouda, I., M. Badri, M. Mejri, C. Cruz, K. H. M. Siddique and K. Hessini (2016) Salt tolerance of Beta macrocarpa is associated with efficient osmotic adjustment and increased apoplastic water content
Economic use
  • 0500.0 Breeding stockBartsch, D; Clegg, J; Ellstrand, NC (1999) Origin of wild beet and gene flow between Beta vulgaris and B-macrocarpa in CaliforniaRichardson, Kelley L.; Hellier, Barbara C.; Sinha, Kapil (2016) Characterization of wild Beta populations in and adjacent to sugar beet fields in the Imperial Valley, California
Previously was: empty
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Africa - north (casual)
  • Soliman sebkha, 20 km south of TunisHamouda, I., M. Badri, M. Mejri, C. Cruz, K. H. M. Siddique and K. Hessini (2016) Salt tolerance of Beta macrocarpa is associated with efficient osmotic adjustment and increased apoplastic water contentSassi-Aydi, S; Aydi, S; Hessini, K; Abdelly, C; Lachaal, M; Soltani, A (2011) EFFECTS OF SOIL PROPRIETIES ON WATER AND MINERAL NUTRITION OF BETA MACROCARPA GUSS.
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
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Aug 13th 2022, 6:34 am

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Aug 13th 2022, 6:34 am
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Aug 13th 2022, 6:25 am

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Aug 13th 2022, 6:26 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:34 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:34 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:23 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:25 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:15 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:15 am
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