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Report for Melilotus siculus (Turra) Steud.

updated: Jul 4th 2022, 6:03 am see all updates
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Family Fabaceae
Genus Melilotus
Species siculus
Author (Turra) Steud.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
Life form
  • Annual
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
400 mMBruning, B (2016) Symbiotic nitrogen fixation in legumes in response to salinity and the implications for saline agricultureKotula, L; Kwa, HY; Nichols, PGH; Colmer, TD (2019) Tolerance and recovery of the annual pasture legumes Melilotus siculus, Trifolium michelianum and Medicago polymorpha to soil salinity, soil waterlogging and the combination of these stressesRogers, M. E., T. D. Colmer, K. Frost, D. Henry, D. Cornwall, E. Hulm, J. Deretic, S. R. Hughes and A. D. Craig (2008) Diversity in the genus Melilotus for tolerance to salinity and waterlogging
Germination YesNichols, PGH; Malik, AI; Stockdale, M; Colmer, TD (2009) Salt tolerance and avoidance mechanisms at germination of annual pasture legumes: importance for adaptation to saline environments
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway unknown
Molecular data
  • TranscriptomicsFu, SH; Chang, PL; Friesen, ML; Teakle, NL; Tarone, AM; Sze, SH (2019) Identifying similar transcripts in a related organism from de Bruijn graphs of RNA-Seq data, with applications to the study of salt and waterlogging tolerance in Melilotus
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesBonython, AL; Ballard, RA; Charman, N; Nichols, PGH; Craig, AD (2011) New strains of rhizobia that nodulate regenerating messina (Melilotus siculus) plants in saline soilsWilson, BAL; Ash, GJ; Harper, JDI (2012) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi improve the growth and nodulation of the annual legume messina (Melilotus siculus) under saline and non-saline conditions
Bioremediation YesBhuiyan, MSI; Raman, A; Hodgkins, D; Mitchell, D; Nicol, H (2016) An Ex Situ Salinity Restoration Assessment Using Legume, Saltbush, and Grass in Australian Soil
Previously was: unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
  • 3300.0 FodderKotula, L; Kwa, HY; Nichols, PGH; Colmer, TD (2019) Tolerance and recovery of the annual pasture legumes Melilotus siculus, Trifolium michelianum and Medicago polymorpha to soil salinity, soil waterlogging and the combination of these stressesNichols, P; Craig, A; Bonython, A; Rogers, MJ; Ballard, R; Charman, N; Hughes, S; Colmer, T; McClements, D; Barrett-Lennard, E (2010) Development of Melilotus siculus - A New Salt and Waterlogging-tolerant Annual Fodder Legume Species for Mediterranean-type Climates
  • 3000.0 FORAGEDear, BS; Reed, KFM; Craig, AD (2008) Outcomes of the search for new perennial and salt tolerant pasture plants for southern AustraliaNichols, PGH; Revell, CK; Humphries, AW; Howie, JH; Hall, EJ; Sandral, GA; Ghamkhar, K; Harris, CA (2012) Temperate pasture legumes in Australia-their history, current use, and future prospectsNichols, Phillip; Loi, Angelo; Nutt, Bradley; Snowball, Richard; Revell, Clinton (2010) Domestication of New Mediterranean Annual Pasture LegumesTeakle, N. L., S. Bowman, E. G. Barrett-Lennard, D. Real and T. D. Colmer (2012) Comparisons of annual pasture legumes in growth, ion regulation and root porosity demonstrate that Melilotus siculus has exceptional tolerance to combinations of salinity and waterlogging
Previously was:
  • 3300.0 FodderKotula, L; Kwa, HY; Nichols, PGH; Colmer, TD (2019) Tolerance and recovery of the annual pasture legumes Melilotus siculus, Trifolium michelianum and Medicago polymorpha to soil salinity, soil waterlogging and the combination of these stressesNichols, P; Craig, A; Bonython, A; Rogers, MJ; Ballard, R; Charman, N; Hughes, S; Colmer, T; McClements, D; Barrett-Lennard, E (2010) Development of Melilotus siculus - A New Salt and Waterlogging-tolerant Annual Fodder Legume Species for Mediterranean-type Climates
  • Distribution
    Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
    Distribution (text)
    Miscellaneous notes Melilotus siculus is a synonym of M messanensis
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Aug 8th 2022, 6:37 am

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    Aug 7th 2022, 2:48 pm

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    Aug 7th 2022, 2:47 pm
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    Aug 7th 2022, 6:09 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Aug 7th 2022, 6:09 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Aug 7th 2022, 6:02 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Aug 7th 2022, 6:05 am
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