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.
2005), the chemical composition of dormant buffelgrass
in the Brazilian semi-arid was 63.
Climatic Effects on Buffelgrass
Productivity in the Sonora Desert.
KEYWORDS / Buffelgrass
/ Chemical Composition / Nutrient Digestibility / Ruminal Digestion /
(Pennisetum ciliare) is an African species introduced to Arizona in the 1930s.
Some exotics, like buffelgrass
, may fuel the very conflagrations that Fitzsimmons (whose official title is "wild-land fuels coordinator") is charged with preventing.
Department of Agriculture is considering introduction of the alien buffelgrass
as a pasture grass.
The fragile biology is also threatened by invasive plant species, such as the aggressive African import buffelgrass
, which pushes out native plants and increases fire danger.
Two introduced grasses, Lehmann lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) and buffelgrass
(Cenchrus ciliata), are also abundant.
From the sown pastures, buffelgrass
has invaded contiguous desert habitats (Felger, 2000; Bowers et al.
Many forage plants such as setaria (Setaria sphacelata), buffelgrass
(Cenchrus ciliaris), pangolagrass (Digitaria decumbens), kikuyugrass (Pennisetum clandestinum) and napiergrass (Pennisetum purpureum) represent a major food source for livestock in the tropics and subtropics.
The Texas bluegrass genome size estimate of 1744 to 2699 cM is lower than that reported in buffelgrass
[Pennisetum ciliare (L.
The habitat was characterized by Bermudagrass, buffelgrass
(Cenchrus ciliaris), Guineagrass (Panicum maximum), Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense), southwestern bristlegrass (Setaria scheelei), dock (Rumex chrysocarpus) and cattail (Typha domingensis).
This study evaluates and compares the dry matter production (TDM), 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 of buffelgrass
growing in Northeastern Mexico.