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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Giant King Grass with 10 C 15% protein is higher quality than Guinea grass that has about 5% protein.
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.
Just after Village Council elections in Guinea Grass, three newly elected leaders stepped into our discussion, explaining that they were there only in an "official capacity since this is a woman's meeting.
2]) and because they were covered by lodging guinea grass (Panicum maximum) or giant reed (Arundo donax).
Goodison meditates with lyrical and imagistic calm on a life lived in multiple worlds in "To Absorb the Green": "Do not leave Xamayca forever, your wild self// sprouts here like long-limbed guinea grass / dispersed, blown about and tossed, seeded first / off the Guinea Coast.
Suit up and get out there -- broad-brimmed hat to shield you from the merciless UV, thick-soled shoes that will absorb the first one inch of a penetrating acacia thorn, gloves in case a scorpion sees you first, and stay alert for wasps colonizing the guinea grass you're wading into.
Washington tried his hand at raising cayenne pepper, guinea grass, and such peculiarly named plants as bird pepper, birding grass, and painted lady pea.