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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Ability to spread Some types produce reasonable amounts of seed and have vigorous seedlings, so there is considerable potential for spread by seed. An Interactive Selection Tool http: None tolerates prolonged flooding, but can withstand waterlogging for days.

Milk production from three tropical pastures: Feeding value Nutritive nlemfueniss Forage quality when harvested or grazed every weeks is about the same for most star grasses.

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Soil Tolerances Top of page Soil drainage free Soil reaction acid neutral Soil texture light medium Special soil tolerances shallow. Datasheet Cynodon nlemfuensis African Bermuda-grass. Rearing system of female cattle, in the calf stage, with the utilization of legumes. Some types produce high HCN. Institutional collection from Zimbabwe. There are also records of leaf blight disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani during the rainy season, black choke on inflorescences and leaves caused by Ephelis sp.



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Fruits are caryopses with adherent pericarp Barkworth et al. Under continuous heavy grazing or regular cutting in infertile soils, stands tends to succumb and the sward is opened to invasion by cynnodon weeds and C. Can be grazed or harvested for hay or silage. Performance of different pasture species with grazing dairy cows.

Smith J; Valenzuela H, East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal36 Sanchez International Common Nlmefuensis English: Effect of stocking rate on the location of storage carbohydrates in the stubble of tropical grasses. The dense litter that accumulates beneath plants considerably reduces the probabilities of seedlings of native plants becoming established Goldstein, One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

Differentiated from ‘Ona’ and ‘McCaleb’ by its hairiness and dark green-purplish colour.

Forage quality drops rapidly after 5 weeks of regrowth and following heavy frost. The risk of introduction of C. These grasses can therefore become weeds in cropping systems, although they are not as serious as C.

It also has the potential nlemfueneis alter ecosystem functions by altering fire regimes, hydrological cycles, nutrient cycles, and community composition. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Strengths Rapid establishment from vegetative cuttings.

Epithets used in a particular publication should be viewed critically, since much of the available data actually relate to C. Forage quality when harvested or grazed every weeks is about the same for most star grasses. Grow on a wide range of soil types from sands to heavy clays, although best in moist, well-drained, lighter textured soils.


Maturity and ammoniation effects on the feeding value of tropical grass hay. Nlmefuensis throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. In the cynodoh of smaller infestations, plants can be cut out and all stolons must be removed. A contaminant in stands of C. Wunderlin and Hansen, Legon Agricultural Research Bulletin, 1: A note on the total and inorganic P contents of Digitaria decumbens Stent, Cynodon dactylon cv.

For harder-to-kill pasture weeds nlemfurnsis may be effective. Inflorescence a digitate or sub-digitate panicle, comprising n,emfuensis, spike-like racemes cm long, in whorls. Growth of steers grazed solely on tropical grasses. Good LWG per animal and per hectare. Establishes rapidly with high forage production under high fertilisation. World Checklist of Poaceae.

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Plantas Invasoras en Cuba. Habitat Top of page C. Some types of C. Weed potential All have fibrous, resilient stolons that survive ploughing, stands actually being improved by cultivation. Freshly harvested planting material is broadcast on clean cultivated soil and covered by discing cm deep and heavily rolled. Ploidy levels are shown in Table 1. cynodin