Guinea grass


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(Bot.) a tall strong forage grass (Panicum jumentorum) introduced. from Africa into the West Indies and Southern United States.

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2004) showed that the pH of Guinea grass (Panicum maximum Jac) silage treated with glucose had significantly decreased in comparison with the control.
Effects of two post grazing heights on morphogenic and structural characteristics of Guinea grass under rotational grazing.
Half of the school's grounds are overrun by weeds and nonnative guinea grass, making the land unusable.
Guinea grass is tolerant of shade and fire, but susceptible to water logging or severe drought.
Animals of 1 group were grazed on a pasture of guinea grass (Panicum maxima; cultivar Purple guinea) (GG), those of group GL on guinea grass plus a legume (Stylosanthes guianensis).
1991), soybean mosaic virus (SMV) (Quimio & Calilung 1993; Wijerathna & Edirisinghe 1995), guinea grass mosaic virus (GGMV) (Kukla et al.
The farm's grazing lands, which once resembled a neat homogeneous carpet of Bermuda grass, pangola, guinea grass and others, today appear impoverished, the herd quality has deteriorated and fodder for calves and milking cows are in short supply.
In Africa, guinea grass has a much wider climatic adaptation in the range than in cultivated pastures.
The present work was aimed at determining the effect of the level of incorporation of corn oil in the concentrate on DM intake, rumen fermentation and microbial nitrogen supply to small intestine of Pelibuey hair sheep fed low-quality Guinea grass (Panicum maximum) hay.