Cenchrus ciliaris

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Synonyms for Cenchrus ciliaris

erect tussock-forming perennial bur grass used particularly in South Africa and Australia for pasture and forage

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Hanson's nonprofit of choice, Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, will receive USD10,000 on her behalf.
Incidence of antelope jackrabbits (Lepus alleni) on buffelgrass pastures of central Sonora, Mexico.
Genotypic diversity among pasture and roadside populations of the invasive buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare L.
Influence of buffelgrass pasture conversion on the regeneration and reproduction of the columnar cactus Pachycereus pectenaboriginum, in the northwestern Mexico.
Usually they live a solitary lifestyle in the thick, nasty desert, only showing on the fringes of the buffelgrass country when the rut kicks in.
Oxalate is found at high concentrations in many forage plants, including buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris), pangolagrass (Digitaria decumbens), setaria (Setaria sphacelata), napiergrass (Pennisetum purpureum) and kikuyugrass (Pennisetum clandestinum).
oleaster Wild olive Panicum turgidum Harmal shrub Parkinsonia aculeata Jerusalem thorn Peganum harmala Harmal shrub Pennisetum ciliare Buffelgrass Pennisetum setaceum Fountaingrass Pergularia tomentosa Baram-milk Periploca laevigata Periploca of the woods Phagnalon rupestre Rock phagnalon Phalaris truncata Canary grass Phillyrea angustifolia False olive Phlomis floccosa Piptatherum miliaceum Smilograss Pistacia atlantica Mount atlas pistache Pistacia lentiscus Mastic tree Pituranthos tortuosus Plantago lanceolata Narrow-leaf plantain Polygonum equisetiforme Horse-tail khotweed Prosopis juliflora Algaroba Reaumuria vermiculata Molleih, hong sha shu Retama raetam White broom Rhamnus lycioides subsp.
Arizona buffelgrass) can burn at over 540[degrees] C, sufficient to cause a color change in only two or three minutes, so it is indeed possible, especially considering that crystals weathered out on the surface were surely there long enough to be exposed to repeated grass fires.
The study was conducted with the aim of evaluating and comparing the total dry matter production (TDMP), chemical composition and effective degradability of dry matter (EDDM), crude protein (EDCP) and neutral detergent fiber (EDNDF) of the Nueces hybrid and five new genotypes (PI 1, PI 2, PI 3, PI 4, PI 5) of buffelgrass. Grasses were irrigated and fertilized with 100kgx[ha.sup.-1] of urea-N, and hand harvested on June 5, 2001 at Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
at 650 (reporting efforts to remove buffelgrass, an invasive weed, because the species causes wildfires to burn very hot and spread to additional areas).
maxima other aggressive perennial grasses including Pennisetum ciliare (buffelgrass), Dichanthium annulatum (Kleberg bluestem), Dichanthium aristatum (Angleton bluestem), Cynodon dactylon (Bermudagrass), and Sorghum halepense (Johnsongrass) have replaced native species.
(1985) investigated relationships between leaf reflectance and leaf nitrogen or chlorophyll concentration in buffelgrass and concluded that leaf reflectance at 500 and 550 nm highly correlated with leaf N and chlorophyll concentrations.
Invasive grasses, buffelgrass, red brome, and cheat among them, have radically altered millions of square miles of the Western US.