Chloris gayana


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Noun1.Chloris gayana - perennial grass of South Africa introduced into United States; cultivated as forage grass in dry regions
finger grass - any grass of the genus Chloris; occurs in short grassland especially on waste ground or poor soils
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For example, poor seedling emergence of Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) in residue sand was attributed to low water retention (Meecham and Bell 1977b).
Two kinds of warm-season grasses, Chloris gayana Callide' (CG) and Brachiaria ruziziensis, tetraploid strains 'OKI-1' (BR) were studied.
Chloris gayana, Panicum coloratum, Melilotus alba and Medicago sativa were planted as pure-stand and in mixtures using 50:50, 67:33, 33:67, 75:25 and 25:75 seed rate proportions of grasses and legumes, respectively.
The ewes were fed pelleted concentrate diet (450 g per head; pellets consists of barley (Hordeum vulgare), corn maize (Zea mays), soybean hull (Glycine max), palm (Elaeis guineensis) seed meal, alfalfa (Medicago sativa), sugar molasses and Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana) (750 g per head; Table I).
The effect of copper toxicity on the growth and root morphology of Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana Knuth.) in resin buffered solution culture.
"Effect of Water Stress on the Growth and Yield of Rhodes Grass (Chloris gayana. L.
brizantha presented a similar pattern to other grasses such as Chloris gayana, Brachiaria mutica and Andropogon gayanus, and differed from Lolium perenne, Cynodon dactylon and Pennicetum ciliare (Puga et al., 2011), showing that one cannot take as a rule that Tc varies with seed while Tb is relatively constant within population.