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Report for Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC.

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Family Fabaceae
Genus Prosopis
Species juliflora
Author (Sw.) DC.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
565 mMAHMAD, R; ISMAIL, S; MOINUDDIN, M; SHAHEEN, T (1994) SCREENING OF MESQUITE (PROSOPIS SPP) FOR BIOMASS PRODUCTION AT BARREN SANDY AREAS USING HIGHLY SALINE WATER FOR IRRIGATIONBradbury, M. and R. Ahmad (1990) The Effect of Silicon on the Growth of Prosopis-Juliflora Growing in Saline SoilRHODES, D; FELKER, P (1988) MASS-SCREENING OF PROSOPIS (MESQUITE) SEEDLINGS FOR GROWTH AT SEAWATER SALINITY CONCENTRATIONSSomashekhar, R. (1999) Salt stress studies on seedlings of Prosopis juliflora (SW) D.CSomashekhar, R. (1998) Effect of salinity on Prosopis juliflora during early growth phaseViégas, Ricardo A. [; Queiroz, José E.; Silva, Lígia M. de M.; Silveira, Joaquim A. G.; Rocha, Iza M. A.; Viégas, Pedro R. A. (2008-03) Plant growth, accumulation and solute partitioning of four forest species under salt stress
Germination YesEl-Keblawy, A. and A. Al-Rawai (2005) Effects of salinity, temperature and light on germination of invasive Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DCEl-Keblawy, A. and A. Al-Rawai (2006) Effects of seed maturation time and dry storage on light and temperature requirements during germination in invasive Prosopis julifloraKhan, D., R. Ahmad and S. Ismail (1987) Germination, Growth and Ion Regulation in Prosopis-Juliflora (Swartz) Dc under Saline ConditionsMiranda, R. D. Q., Correia, R. M., de Almeida‐Cortez, J. S., & Pompelli, M. F. (2014) Germination of P rosopis juliflora (S w.) DC seeds at different osmotic potentials and temperatures.Mutha, N., U. Burman, J. C. Tiwari and L. N. Harsh (1994) Effect of Seed Weight on Germination and Seedling Quality of Prosopis-Juliflora (Sw) DcNasr, SMH; Parsakhoo, A; Naghavi, H; Koohi, SKS (2012) Effect of salt stress on germination and seedling growth of Prosopis juliflora (Sw.)Pereira, M. D., Romeiro, T. C. O. D. S., Flores, A. V., and Severiano, R. L. (2018) Germination and biometry of seeds and fruits of Prosopis juliflora (Sw) DC.Perez, S. and J. Demoraes (1991) Effects of Coumarin and Its Interaction with Gibberellic-Acid on the Germination of Prosopis-Juliflora (Sw) DcWarrag, M. O. A. (1994) Autotoxicity of Mesquite (Prosopis-Juliflora) Pericarps on Seed-Germination and Seedling GrowthWarrag, M. O. A. (1995) Autotoxic potential of foliage on seed germination and early growth of mesquite (Prosopis juliflora)e Souza Nascimento, C. E., da Silva, C. A. D., Leal, I. R., de Souza Tavares, W., Serrão, J. E., Zanuncio, J. C., and Tabarelli, M (2020) Seed germination and early seedling survival of the invasive species Prosopis juliflora (Fabaceae) depend on habitat and seed dispersal mode in the Caatinga dry forest.
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Hussain, MI; El-Keblawy, A; Tsombou, FM (2019) Leaf Age, Canopy Position, and Habitat Affect the Carbon Isotope Discrimination and Water-Use Efficiency in Three C-3 Leguminous Prosopis Species from a Hyper-Arid Climate
Molecular data
  • DNA markerMahmood, T., R. Aslam, S. Rehman and S. M. S. Naqvi (2013) MOLECULAR MARKERS ASSISTED GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF DIFFERENT SALT TOLERANT PLANT SPECIES
  • cDNAGeorge, S; Venkataraman, G; Parida, A (2007) Identification of stress-induced genes from the drought-tolerant plant Prosopis juiliflora (Swartz) DC. through analysis of expressed sequence tags
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesBaker, A., J. I. Sprent and J. Wilson (1995) Effects of Sodium-Chloride and Mycorrhizal Infection on the Growth and Nitrogen-Fixation of Prosopis-JulifloraDixon, R. K., V. K. Garg and M. V. Rao (1993) Inoculation of Leucaena and Prosopis Seedlings with Glomus and Rhizobium Species in Saline Soil - Rhizosphere Relations and Seedling GrowthKhan, MU; Sessitsch, A; Harris, M; Fatima, K; Imran, A; Arslan, M; Shabir, G; Khan, QM; Afzal, M (2015) Cr-resistant rhizo- and endophytic bacteria associated with Prosopis juliflora and their potential as phytoremediation enhancing agents in metal-degraded soilsKulkarni, S; Nautiyal, CS (1999) Characterization of high temperature-tolerant rhizobia isolated from Prosopis juliflora grown in alkaline soilMahmood, A; Athar, M (2008) Cross inoculation studies: Response of Vigna mungo to inoculation with rhizobia from tree legumes growing under and environment
Bioremediation YesAhirwal, J., Maiti, S. K., and Reddy, M. S. (2017) Development of carbon, nitrogen and phosphate stocks of reclaimed coal mine soil within 8 years after forestation with Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) Dc.Al-Ghouti, M. A., and Razavi, M. M. (2020) Water reuse: Brackish water desalination using Prosopis juliflora. Hammond, C. M., Root, R. A., Maier, R. M., & Chorover, J. (2018) Mechanisms of arsenic sequestration by Prosopis juliflora during the phytostabilization of metalliferous mine tailings.Keeran, N. S., Balasundaram, U., Govindan, G., and Parida, A. K. (2019) Prosopis juliflora: a potential plant for mining of genes for genetic engineering to enhance phytoremediation of metals. In Transgenic plant technology for remediation of toxic metals and metalloidsKumar, P., Mishra, A. K., Chaudhari, S. K., Singh, R., Pandey, C. B., Yadav, R. K., and Sharma, D. K.  (2021) Different Prosopis species influence sodic soil ecology by favouring carbon build-up and reclamation in North-West India.Michel-López, C. Y., Espadas y Gil, F., Fuentes Ortíz, G., Santamaría, J. M., González-Mendoza, D., Ceceña-Duran, C., & Grimaldo Juarez, O. (2016) Bioaccumulation and effect of cadmium in the photosynthetic apparatus of Prosopis juliflora.Mishra, A; Sharma, SD (2010) Influence of forest tree species on reclamation of semiarid sodic soilsPrasad, M. N. V., and Tewari, J. C.  (2016) Prosopis juliflora (Sw) DC: Potential for bioremediation and bioeconomy.Saini, P., Khan, S., Baunthiyal, M., and Sharma, V. (2012) Organ-wise accumulation of fluoride in Prosopis juliflora and its potential for phytoremediation of fluoride contaminated soilSingh, G., H. S. Gill, I. P. Abrol and S. S. Cheema (1991) Forage Yield, Mineral-Composition, Nutrient Cycling and Ameliorating Effects of Karnal Grass (Leptochloa-Fusca) Grown with Mesquite (Prosopis-Juliflora) in a Highly Alkaline SoilUsman, K., Abu-Dieyeh, M. H., and Al-Ghouti, M. A. (2019) Evaluating the invasive plant, Prosopis juliflora in the two initial growth stages as a potential candidate for heavy metal phytostabilization in metalliferous soil.
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Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • Soluble sugarsJoshi, A. J.; Hinglajia, Harsha (2000) Accumulation of organic and inorganic solutes in Prosopis juliflora SW (DC) growing in coastal belt of Gujarat
Habitat
  • G Woodland, forest and other wooded landAl-Assaf, A., Tadros, M. J., Al-Shishany, S., Stewart, S., Majdalawi, M., Tabieh, M., and Othman, Y. A (2020) conomic Assessment and Community Management of Prosopis juliflora Invasion in Sweimeh Village, Jordan.Sharma BM (1984) SCRUB FOREST STUDIES FOLIAR AND SOIL NUTRIENT STATUS OF PROSOPIS-JULIFLORA
Economic use
  • 2000.0 TIMBER
  • 2100.0 FuelSomashekhar, R. (1999) Salt stress studies on seedlings of Prosopis juliflora (SW) D.C
  • 3300.0 Fodder
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North and Central and South America (casual)
  • Thar desert, IndiaSharma BM (1984) SCRUB FOREST STUDIES FOLIAR AND SOIL NUTRIENT STATUS OF PROSOPIS-JULIFLORA
  • Gujarat, IndiaJoshi, A. J.; Hinglajia, Harsha (2000) Accumulation of organic and inorganic solutes in Prosopis juliflora SW (DC) growing in coastal belt of Gujarat
  • UAEEl-Keblawy, A; Abdelfatah, MA (2014) Impacts of native and invasive exotic Prosopis congeners on soil properties and associated flora in the arid United Arab Emirates
Miscellaneous notes More than 230 publications in the Web of Science in mid-January 2021
References

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