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Arreghini, R. I. 1972 Presowing treatment of seed of Posopis caldenia. Seventh World Forestry Congress, Proceedings, (Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 1972).

Bajpai, M. R. & Totawat, K. L. 1976 Efficacy of sulfuric-acid seed treatment on germination of Prosopis spicigera. Rajasthan Journal of Agricultural Science, 2(1): 18–20.

Bazzaz, F. A. 1973 Seed germination in relation to salt concentration in three populations of Prosopis farcta. Oecologia, 13(1): 73–80.

*Becker, Robert & Grosjean, O. K. 1980 A compositional study of pods of two varieties of mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa, P. velutina). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 28(1): 22–25.

Bhardwaj. D. K., Bisht, M. S., Jain, R. K. & Sharma, G. C. 1980 Prosogerin-D, a new flavone from Prosopis spicigera seeds. Phytochemistry, 19: 1269–1270.

Bhimaya, C. P., Kaul R. N. & Ganguli, B. N. 1965 Studies on pre-sprouted stumps of Prosopis juliflora. Annals of Arid Zone, 4: 4–9.

Bogusch, E. R. 1950 A bibliography on mesquite. Texas Journal of Science 2(4): 528–538.

Brookbank, George. 1975 Native mesquite trees. Cooperative Extension service, College of Agriculture, University of Arizona Q-355, Tucson, Arizona, 2 pp.

*Brown, F. J. & Belcher, Earl. 1979 Improved techniques for processing Prosopis seed.

*Burkart, A. 1976a A monograph on the genus Prosopis (Mimosoideae). Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, 57(3): 219–249.

*Burkart, A. 1976b A monograph of the genus Prosopis (Mimosoideae). Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, 57(4): 450–455.

Chatterji, U. N. & Mohnot, Kamal. 1969 Ecophysiological investigations on the imbibition and germination of seeds of Prosopis juliflora Linn. Recent Advancements in Tropical Ecology, Symposium. pp. 261–268.

Dafni, A. & Negbi, M. 1978 Variability in Prosopis farcta in Israel: seed germination as affected by temperature and salinity. Israel Journal of Botany, 27: 147–159.

Dafni, Amots & Negbi, Moshe. 1980 Variability in Prosopis farcta in Israel: fertility and seed production in populations from different habitats. Acta Ecologica/Ecologica Plantarium, 1(15): 335–344.

Douglas, James Sholto. 1973 Forest-farming: an ecological approach to increase nature's food productivity. Impact of Science on Society, 23(2): 117–132.

*FAO 1977 Report of the fourth session of the FAO panel of experts on forest gene resources (Canberra, Australia, March 1977), Rome, FO:FGR/4/Rep.

*FAO 1980 Genetic resources of tree species in arid and semi-arid areas. FAO/IBPGR, 118 pp.

Felger, R. S. 1977 Mesquite in Indian Cultures of southwestern North America. In: B. B. Simpson (ed.). Mesquite: Its Biology in Two Desert Scrub Ecosystems. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: US/IBP Synthesis Series 4, Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross. pp. 151–176.

Felger, Richard S. 1979 Ancient Crops for the twenty-first century. New Agricultural Crops, American Association for the Advancement of Science Symposium 38: 5–20.

Felger, Richard S., Leigh, Linda, Buchmann, Stephen L., Cornejo, Dennis O., Dimmitt, Mark A., Gordon, Donald Johnson, Nagel, Carlos, Ratener, Lynn & Stigers, Charles A. 1981 Inventorying the world's arid lands for new crops: a model from the Sonoran Desert. Arid Lands Resource Inventories Workshop, Proceedings. USDA General Technical Report WO-28.

Felger, Richard S. & Nabhan, Gary P. 1978 Agroecosystem diversity: a model from the Sonoran Desert. Social and Technological Management in Dry Lands, American Association for the Advancement of Science Selected Symposium 10: 129–149

Felger, Richard S. & Nabhan, Gary Paul. 1976 Deceptive barrenness. Ceres 9(2): 34–39.

Felker, Peter. 1979 Mesquite-An all-purpose leguminous arid land tree. New Agricultural Crops, American Association for the Advancement of Science Symposium 38: 89–132.

Felker, Peter. 1981 Uses of tree legumes in semiarid regions. Economic Botany, 35(2): 174–186.

Felker, Peter & Clark, Peter R. 1981 Rooting of mesquite (Prosopis) cuttings. Journal of Range Management, 34(6): 466–467.

*Ffolliott, Peter F. & Thames, John L. 1983 Taxonomy of Prosopis in Latin America. FAO/IBPGR Project on Genetic Resources of Arid and Semi-Arid Zone Arboreal Species. FAO, Rome.

*Flynt, T. O. & Morton, H. L. 1969 A device for threshing mesquite seed. Weed Science, 17(3): 302–303.

Glendening, George E. & Paulsen, Harold A. 1955 Reproduction and establishment of velvet mesquite as related to invasion of semidesert grasslands. USDA Technical Bulletin 1127, 50 pp.

Gómez, Federico Lorence, Signoret, Jacqueline Poillon & Del Carmen, Maria Abuín Moreiras. 1970 Mezquites y Huizaches. Instituto Mexicano de Recursos Naturales Renovables. México, D.F.

Goor, A. Y., & Barney, C. W. 1976 Forest tree planting in arid zones. The Ronald Press Co., New York, 504 pp.

Graham, J. D. 1960 Morphological variation in mesquite (Prosopis, Leguminosae) in the lowlands of northeastern Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist, 5(4): 187–193.

Griffith, A. L. 1945 Storage of seed of Prosopis. Indian Forester, 71(8): 251–252.

Gupta, R. K. & Balara, G. S. 1972 Comparative studies on the germination, growth and seedling biomass of two promising exotics in Rajasthan Desert. Indian Forester, 98: 280–285.

Haas, R. H., Meyer, R. E., Scifres, C. J. & Brock, J. H. 1973 Growth and development of mesquite. Mesquite: Growth and Development, Management, Economics, Control, Uses. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Monograph 1, pp. 10–19.

Habit, Mario A., Contreras, David T. & González, Roberto H. 1981 Prosopis tamaruco: Fodder tree for arid zones. FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 25. FAO, Rome.

Hampton, Colleen Orth & Singh, Surendra P. 1979 The presence of growth and germination inhibitors in the seeds of certain desert plants. Kansas Academy of Science, Transactions.

Hanson, J. D. & Dye, A. J. 1980 Diurnal and seasonal patterns of photosynthesis of honey mesquite. Photosynthetica, 14(1); 1–7.

Hawley, Ralph C. & Smith, David M. 1954 The practice of silviculture. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 525 pp.

Hoffmann, Alicia. 1970 Desarrollo del microsporangio, saco embrional y anatomía de la testa del algarrobo. Turrialba, 20(1): 9–14.

*ISTA. 1976 International rules for seed testing. Seed Science and Technology, 4: 49–177.

Johnston, M. C. 1962 The North American mesquites Prosopis sect. Algarobia (Leguminosae). Brittonia, 14: 72–90.

*Jonston, C. D. 1983 Ecology, control and identification of seed-infesting insects of new world Prosopis (Leguminosae). FAO/IBPGR Project on Genetic Resources of Arid and Semi-Arid Zone Arboreal Species. FAO, Rome.

*Kingsolver, J. M., Johnson, C. D., Swier, S. R. & Teran, A. 1977 Prosopis fruits as a resource for invertebrates. In: Sympson, B. B. (ed.) Mesquite--its biology in two desert scrub ecosystems. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Inc., Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, pp. 108–122.

Kirby, J. M. 1972 Chile's Tamargual project. World Crops, 24(6): 296–298.

Lahiri, A. N. & Gaur, Y. D. 1969 Germination studies on arid zone plants-- The nature and role of germination inhibitors present in leaves of Prosopis juliflora. National Institute of Sciences of India, 35, B(1): 60–71.

Mahmoud, A. & El-Sheikh, A. M. 1978 Germination of Prosopis chilensis (Molina) Stuntz. Egyptian Journal of Botany, 21(1): 69–74.

Martin, S. Clark. 1948 Mesquite seeds remain viable after 44 years. Ecology, 29: 393.

Martin, S. Clark & Alexander, Robert R. 1974 Prosopis juliflora (Swartz) DC. Agricultural Handbook, 450: 656–657. U.S. Dept Agric., Forest Service. Washington D. C.

Martin, S. Clark & Tschirley, Fred S. 1962 Mesquite seeds live a long time. Progressive Agriculture in Arizona, 14(1): 15.

May, David S. 1971 The role of populational differentiation in experimental infection of Prosopis by Phoradendron. American Journal of Botany, 58(10): 921–931.

Meyer, R. E., Haas, R. H. & Wendt, C. W. 1973 Interaction of environmental variables on growth and development of honey mesquite Botanical Gazette, 134(3): 173–178.

Mohnot, Kamal & Chatgerji, U. N. 1978 Thermo-physiological investigation on the imbibition and germination of seeds of certain arid zone plants--II. The seeds of Prosopis cineraria. Indian Society of Desert Technology and University Centre of Desert Studies, Transactions, 3(1): 35–39.

Mooney, H. A., Simpson, B. B. & Solbrig, O. T. 1977 Phenology, morphology, physiology. In: Simpson, B. B. (ed.) Mesquite--its biology in two desert scrub ecosystems. Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, Inc., Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, pp. 26–43.

Muñoz S., Carlos, González O., César, Báez C., María & Rivera L., Patricio. 1978 Evolución de nutrientes minerales en hojas de tamarugo (Prosopis tamarugo Phil.). Agricultura Técnica (Chile), 38: 61–65.

Muthana, K. D., Arora, G. D. & Gianchand. 1976 Comparative performance of indigenous trees in arid zone under different soil working techniques. Annals of Arid Zone, 15(1&2): 67–76.

Nambiar, K. Kunhikrishnan. 1946 A novel method of improving the germination of Prosopis juliflora seeds. Indian Forester, 72: 193–195.

National Academy of Sciences. 1979 Prosopis species. Tropical Legumes: Resources for the future, Washington, D.C. pp. 153–163.

*Nelson, S. O., Bovey, R. W., and Stetson, L. E. 1978 Germination response of some woody plant seeds to electrical treatment. Weed Science, 26(3): 286–291.

Olson, Clarence E. 1940 Mesquite woodlands on southern Arizona Indian Reservations. USDA Soil Conservation Service Region 8 - Regional Bulletin 68, Forestry Series 10.

*Palmberg, C. 1981 A vital fuelwood gene pool is in danger. Unasylva, 33(133): 22–30.

Peacock, J. Talmer. 1964 Bud-bursting in diverse populations of mesquite (Prosopis: Leguminosae) under uniform conditions. Southwestern Naturalist, 9(3): 181–188.

Peacock, J. Talmer & McMilliam, Calvin. 1965 Ecotypic differentiation in Prosopis (mesquite). Ecology, 46(1&2): 35–51.

Pedersen, B. O. & Grainger, A. 1981 Bibliography of Prosopis. International Tree Crops Journal, 1: 273–286.

*Pfaffenberger, G. S. & Johnson, C. D. 1976 Biosystematics of the first-stage larvae of some North American Bruchidae (Coleoptera). USDA Technical Bulletin 1525, 75 pp.

Rao, H. S. 1963 Vegetative propagation and forest tree improvement. Indian Forester, 79: 176–183.

Saxena, S. K. & Khan, W. A. 1974 A quick method for obtaining clean seeds of Prosopis juliflora. Annals of Arid Zone, 13(3): 269–272.

Scrifres, C. J. & Brock, J. H. 1970 Growth and development of honey mesquite seedlings in the field and greenhouse as related to time of planting, planting depth, soil temperature and top removal. Texas Agricultural Station Progress Report 2817. pp. 65–71.

Scrifres, C. J. & Brock, J. H. 1971 Thermal regulation of water uptake by germinating honey mesquite seeds. Journal of Range Management, 24: 157–158.

Sen, D. N. & Chawan, D. D. 1970 Ecology of desert plants and observations on their seedlings. Vegetatio, 21: 277–298.

Smith, L. L. & Euckert, D. N. 1974 Influence of insects on mesquite seed production. Journal of Range Management, 27(1): 61–65.

*Solbrig, Otto T. & Cantino, Philip D. 1975 Reproductive adaptations in Prosopis (Leguminosae, Mimosoideae). Journal of the Arnold Arboretum, 56(2): 185–210.

Souto, Jesus & De Eilberg, Blanca A. 1972 Efecto de extractos de hojas de vinal (Prosopis ruscifolia Griseb.) sobre la germinacion y el crecimiento de plántulas de varias expecies cultivadas. Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, INTA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Serie 2, Biología Producción Vegetal, IX(1): 19–27.

Tinnin R. O., Calvin, Clyde L., Null, Richard L. & Cowles, R. B. 1971 Observations on the establishment of seedlings of Phoradendron californicum on Prosopis juliflora. Phytomorphology, 21: 313–320.

Ueckert, D. N. 1973 Effects of leaf-footed bugs on Mesquite reproduction. Journal of Range Management, 26(3): 227–229.

Ueckert, Darrel N., Smith, Lynne L. & Allen, B. L. 1979 Emergence and survival of honey mesquite seedlings on several soils in West Texas. Journal of Range Management, 32(4): 284–287.

Vasavada, P. K. & Lakhani, B. P. 1973 A note for obtaining clean seeds of Prosopis juliflora from pods through chemico-mechanical method. Indian Forester, 99(3): 163–165.

Wayland, J. R., Davis, F. S., Young, L. W. & Merkle, M. G. 1972 Effects of UHF fields on plants and seeds of mesquite and beans. Journal of Microwave Power, 7(4): 385–388.

Weber, Fred R. 1977 Reforestation in arid lands. Volunteers in Technical Assistance, Manual Series Number 37E, 248 pp.

Werker, Ella 1980–81 Seed dormancy as explained by the anatomy of embryo envelopes. Israel Journal of Botany, 29: 22–44.

1 References marked with an asterisk are directly referred to in the text.

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