CYNODON NLEMFUENSIS PDF

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Because of the general similarity in appearance between the various giant types of Cynodon, there has been considerable confusion over the years in the. Image of Cynodon nlemfuensis. Cynodon nlemfuensis Trusted Image of Cynodon nlemfuensis; Map of Cynodon nlemfuensis. See all media · See all maps. Varieties: C. n. var. nlemfuensis – C. n. var. robustus Cynodon nlemfuensis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S.

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Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii. Don’t need the entire report? Defoliation All are tolerant of heavy grazing although the finer types appear more grazing tolerant than cynodin more robust types.

Key to varieties of C. Some types produce reasonable amounts of seed and have vigorous seedlings, so there is considerable potential for spread by seed. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page C. Pests and diseases None of these grasses is greatly affected by disease, particularly if managed to remain young and leafy. If well fertilised, they grow vigorously, producing the best combination of yield and quality when grazed or cut every weeks, which generally means maintaining a stubble height of cm, and allowing the sward to reach cm.

Nlemfuuensis development A more restricted flowering cynoodn than C. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, blemfuensis, horses, fish and crustaceans.

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Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Laegaard and Pozo, Sheaths glabrous; ligules about 0. It is suggested that all stargrasses identified as C.

Cynodon nlemfuensis – Useful Tropical Plants

Although mostly very palatable when young, acceptability to cattle declines rapidly beyond about 5-week regrowth.

Forms a moderately open sod with clumps of erect stems giving a bunch effect. Very drought tolerant but produce little forage during periods of moisture stress. Leaves and leaf sheaths glabrous except for few hairs on upper surface of leaf. Growth of steers grazed solely on tropical grasses. Arachis pintoiCentrosema molle pubescensDesmodium uncinatumLotononis bainesiiStylosanthes guianensisTrifolium repens.

Flora of North America, volume East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal36 It is adapted to soils with pH 6.

The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Seeds may also be spread as a contaminant in agricultural produce i. Rainfall Regime Top of page Bimodal Uniform. Inflorescence a digitate or sub-digitate panicle, comprising spreading, spike-like racemes cm long, in whorls.

Forage quality when harvested or grazed every weeks is about the same for most star grasses. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

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Can be grazed or harvested for hay or silage. Effects of stocking rate and grazing procedure on carcass mass gains of steers grazing nlemfuensjs mixed pasture of Silverleaf desmodium and star grass on dryland.

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Persistent when properly managed. Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda and spittlebug Prosapia bicinata are the major insect pests Smith and Valenzuela, ; Cook et al.

Because of the general similarity in appearance between the various giant types of Cynodonthere has been considerable confusion over the years in the taxonomic affiliation of many specimens.

Fact sheet – Cynodon spp.

Grow on a wide range of soil types from sands to heavy clays, although best in moist, well-drained, lighter textured soils. Broadleaf weeds can be controlled nlemfueneis a mixture of dicamba and 2,4-D. Storage and digestibility, voluntary intake and chemical components of hay of five tropical grasses. The two varieties can be distinguished based on the following information Cook et al.

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Levels of up to ppm HCN have been measured in C. Larger infestations can be controlled by mowing the foliage and the aboveground segments of the grass. Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda and spittlebug Prosapia bicinata are the major insect pests, along with strip grass looper caterpillar Mocis latipes.

It does not tolerate salty or shaded conditions, but is well adapted to drought Smith and Valenzuela, ; Cook et al. Good LWG per animal and per hectare.