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Report for Beta vulgaris L.

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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Beta
Species vulgaris
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
500 mMGlenn, E. P. and J. W. Oleary (1985) Productivity and irrigation requirements of halophytes grown with seawater in theSonoran DesertHajiboland, R., A. Joudmand and K. Fotouhi (2009) Mild salinity improves sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) qualityKoyro, H. W. (2000) Effect of high NaCl-salinity on plant growth, leaf morphology, and ion composition in leaf tissues of Beta vulgaris ssp maritimaRibeiro, IC; Pinheiro, C; Ribeiro, CM; Veloso, MM; Simoes-Costa, MC; Evaristo, I; Paulo, OS; Ricardo, CP (2016) Genetic Diversity and Physiological Performance of Portuguese Wild Beet (Beta vulgaris spp. maritima) from Three Contrasting Habitats
Germination YesDadkhah, A (2006) Effect of salinity on seed germination and early seedling growth of four sugar beet (beta vulgaris) cultivarsGhoulam, C. and K. Fares (2001) Effect of salinity on seed germination and early seedling growth of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.)
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Ghaffari, S. M., Z. Balaei, T. Chatrenoor and H. Akhani (2015) Cytology of SW Asian Chenopodiaceae: new data from Iran and a review of previous records and correlations with life forms and C-4 photosynthesisShomer -Ilan, A., A. Nissenbaum and Y. Waisel (1981) Photosynthetic pathways and the ecological distribution of the Chenopodiaceae in Israel
Molecular data
  • Genetic structureRibeiro, IC; Pinheiro, C; Ribeiro, CM; Veloso, MM; Simoes-Costa, MC; Evaristo, I; Paulo, OS; Ricardo, CP (2016) Genetic Diversity and Physiological Performance of Portuguese Wild Beet (Beta vulgaris spp. maritima) from Three Contrasting Habitats
  • TranscriptomicsSkorupa, M., M. Golebiewski, K. Domagalski, K. Kurnik, K. Abu Nahia, M. Zloch, A. Tretyn and J. Tyburski (2016) Transcriptomic profiling of the salt stress response in excised leaves of the halophyte Beta vulgaris ssp maritima
  • SSR MarkersAbbasi, Z., M. M. Majidi, A. Arzani, A. Rajabi, P. Mashayekhi and J. Bocianowski (2015) Association of SSR markers and morpho-physiological traits associated with salinity tolerance in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.)
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesSonjak, S., M. Udovic, T. Wraber, M. Likar and M. Regvar (2009) Diversity of halophytes and identification of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonising their roots in an abandoned and sustained part of Secovlje salterns
Bioremediation YesAmmari, TG; Al-Hiary, S; Al-Dabbas, M (2013) Reclamation of saline calcareous soils using vegetative bioremediation as a potential approach
antioxidants
  • PhenolsLiu, X; Gao, YX; Xu, HG; Hao, QF; Liu, GM; Wang, Q (2010) Inactivation of peroxidase and polyphenol oxidase in red beet (Beta vulgaris L.) extract with continuous high pressure carbon dioxide
  • AntioxidantsBor, M., F. Ozdemir and I. Turkan (2003) The effect of salt stress on lipid peroxidation and antioxidants in leaves of sugar beet Beta vulgaris L. and wild beet Beta maritima L
Secondary Metabolites
  • BetalainsLiu, X; Gao, YX; Xu, HG; Hao, QF; Liu, GM; Wang, Q (2010) Inactivation of peroxidase and polyphenol oxidase in red beet (Beta vulgaris L.) extract with continuous high pressure carbon dioxideSporna-Kucab, A; Ignatova, S; Garrard, I; Wybraniec, S (2013) Versatile solvent systems for the separation of betalains from processed Beta vulgaris L. juice using counter-current chromatography
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetainePottosin, I., E. Bonales-Alatorre and S. Shabala (2014) Choline but not its derivative betaine blocks slow vacuolar channels in the halophyte Chenopodium quinoa: Implications for salinity stress responses
  • ProlinePottosin, I., E. Bonales-Alatorre and S. Shabala (2014) Choline but not its derivative betaine blocks slow vacuolar channels in the halophyte Chenopodium quinoa: Implications for salinity stress responses
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsRibeiro, IC; Pinheiro, C; Ribeiro, CM; Veloso, MM; Simoes-Costa, MC; Evaristo, I; Paulo, OS; Ricardo, CP (2016) Genetic Diversity and Physiological Performance of Portuguese Wild Beet (Beta vulgaris spp. maritima) from Three Contrasting Habitats
Economic use
  • 3300.0 FodderKhan, MA; Abdullah, Z; Rozema, J (2002) Fodder beet
  • 8120.0 PolysaccharidesRibeiro, IC; Pinheiro, C; Ribeiro, CM; Veloso, MM; Simoes-Costa, MC; Evaristo, I; Paulo, OS; Ricardo, CP (2016) Genetic Diversity and Physiological Performance of Portuguese Wild Beet (Beta vulgaris spp. maritima) from Three Contrasting Habitats
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Euro-Siberian region
  • Mediterranean region
  • Irano-Turanian region - west (casual)
  • Oeiras (OEI; 38 420 N, 09 220 W) and salt marsh at Comporta (CMP;38 230 N, 08 470 W), PortugalRibeiro, IC; Pinheiro, C; Ribeiro, CM; Veloso, MM; Simoes-Costa, MC; Evaristo, I; Paulo, OS; Ricardo, CP (2016) Genetic Diversity and Physiological Performance of Portuguese Wild Beet (Beta vulgaris spp. maritima) from Three Contrasting Habitats
Miscellaneous notes This is a very well researched species, with many published papers. Note Beta maritima is a synonym of B vulgaris
References

Last Records approved
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