buffel grass

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Related to buffel grass: Cenchrus ciliaris
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Synonyms for buffel grass

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

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The buffel grass is originally from Africa and Asia--India (Humphreys, 1967) and produce forage with good palatability and digestibility and high nutritional value, being well accepted by the animals at any growth stage.
Is there a relationship between herbaceous species richness and buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris)?
This study evaluated dry matter supply from herb species in a thinned Caatinga site enriched with buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris L.), under goat and sheep grazing.
The Farmers' Services Centre has determined that buffel grass, a kind of pasture grass, is a more sensible alternative to Rhodes grass and the centre has begun educating farmers on its proper cultivation methods.
Key words: Buffel grass, clipping stages, morphological characters, biomass
Increaser species included natives and exotics, with buffel grass, Cenchrus ciliaris, a prominent exotic increaser at one gradient.
Production and management of Buffel grass pasture, Progressive Farming, NARC, Islamabad, Pakistan.
In C3, unburnt timber was left and the catchment was sown to buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris cv.
Hanselka CW (1985) Grazing management strategies for buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris L.).