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(Plants) any of the grasses in the genus Panicum, including panic grass
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Noun1.panicum - panic grassPanicum - panic grass        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
panic grass - any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder
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Mohammad Ajmal Khan of Karachi University informed, 'We started growing Panicum fodder or grass at the end of June this year and last month (November) we have been able to take its first harvest successfully.
We will be carrying out different sets of experiments on its growth to check where and in which condition Panicum fodder grows best,' she added.
Herbaceous perennials such as achillea, goldenrod and anything with daisy flowers will produce generous supplies of energy-rich seeds and will keep birds busy, as will ornamental grasses like panicum, which provides lots of winter seed and teasels that self-seed freely.
Based on these premises, our study aimed to predict and compare the genotypic value of agronomic and qualitative characters of three progenies of Panicum maximum resulting from the cross between two sexual progenitors and cultivars 'Mombaca' and 'Tanzania'.
Dozens of native seed mixes have been developed for the program, including native grasses such as Little Bluestem and Beaked Panicum, and wildflowers such as Partridge Pea and Black-Eyed Susan.
Panicum Cloud Nine: "I like ornamental grasses to stay standing and this panicum stood standing most of the winter for me.
Among the forage plants mostly used for milk production, the Panicum maximum species stand out for their high productivity and good nutritional value, and they have been predominantly used in intermittent grazing systems (Freitas, Fonseca, Braz, Martuscello, & Santos, 2012).
2010), comparing the production of irrigated pastures from the genera Panicum and Brachiaria, in different periods of the year, also observed no significant statistical difference between the treatments; however, the Mombaca grass is taller and has lower amount of tillers in relation to Piata.
Hairy panic, botanical name Panicum effusum, poses a fire risk and can kill farm animals but is not dangerous to pets.
According to this author, in some areas of Southern-Benin, the most palatable species such as Panicum maximum and Pennisetum spp.