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Ba·hi·a grass

or Ba·hi·a·grass (bə-hē′ə grăs′)
A perennial grass (Paspalum notatum) of tropical and subtropical America, cultivated for forage, turf, and erosion control.

[After Bahia (Salvador), Brazil.]

Ba•hi′a grass`

(bəˈhi ə)
a lawn and pasturage grass, Paspalum notatum, native to tropical America.
[1925–30; after Bahia (state)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bahia grass - perennial tropical American grass used as pasture grass in arid areas of the Gulf StatesBahia grass - perennial tropical American grass used as pasture grass in arid areas of the Gulf States
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Paspalum - a genus of perennial grasses of warm regions
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Effect of volatile compounds from shoots and leaves of bahiagrass, Vulpia myuros and Vulpia megalura on the growth of several kinds of soil-borne pathogens and beneficial microorganisms.
Comparing bermudagrass and bahiagrass cultivars at different stages of harvest for dry matter yield and nutrient content.
Although only a few graminoids were evaluated (corn, bahiagrass, St.
G Sulfur fertilization of Bahiagrass with varying levels of nitrogen fertilization on a Florida Spodosol.
The results indicated that the best seven mixtures were vermicompost of cattle manure + corn stover + black earth (VEMT) 75% + sand; vermicompost of cattle manure + bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Flugge) + black earth (VEPT) 100, 75 y 50% + sand; vermicompost of cattle manure + corn stover + black earth (VEMT) 50% + sand; and vermicompost of cattle manure + corn stover + elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum Schumacher) + black earth (VEMZT) 100 and 75% + sand, with an average of 54.
Anderson and colleagues are working with plants adapted to the southeastern United States, including bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon), bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum), and napiergrass (Pennisetum purpureum).
Overexpression of stress-inducible transcription factor DREB1A in bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Flugge) showed enhanced freezing and drought tolerance (James et al.
Exotic species plots were seeded with Kentucky 31 tall fescue (Festuca arundinecca) at 28 kg/ha (25 lb/ac), Pensacola bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum) at 23 kg/ha (20 lb/ac), annual lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) at 6 kg/ha (5 lb/ac), and white clover (Trifolium repens) at 11 kg/ha (10 lb/ac).
Tetraploid bahiagrass hybrids: breeding technique, genetic variability and proportion of heterotic hybrids.
but it also infests bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Fluegge), centipedegrass [Eremochloa ophiuroides (Munro) Hack], and St.
Centipedegrass, common bermudagrass, bahiagrass, carpetgrass, and nonturf-type tall fescue need minimal care, but produce a turf of significantly lower quality.