Cynodon


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Related to Cynodon: Cynodon dactylon
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Noun1.Cynodon - creeping perennial grasses of tropical and southern Africa
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
Bahama grass, Bermuda grass, Cynodon dactylon, devil grass, doob, kweek, scutch grass, star grass - trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India
Cynodon plectostachyum, giant star grass - perennial grass having stems 3 to 4 feet high; used especially in Africa and India for pasture and hay
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Sonei, "The beneficial effect of Cynodon dactylon fractions on ethylene glycol-induced kidney calculi in rats," Urology Journal, vol.
In such studies, Cynodon dactylon, a warm season perennial grass species, is not included, which is widely used as turfgrass on sports fields, golf courses, roadsides, and lawns in city or industry districts in warm season.
El 75% de las pasturas de la Hacienda Garcia Abajo estan compuestas por pasto Estrella (Cynodon nlemfuensis), el 25% restante se encuentra en especies de Brachiarias, como decumbens y brizhanta, en monocultivo o mezcladas con Estrella.
Mycoplasmalike organisms in Cynodon dactylon and Brachiaria distachya affected by white leaf disease.
More than 90% frequency was estimated for the 9 taxa Alternanthera sessilis, Achyranthes aspera, Bauhinia variegata, Cassia alata, Cynodon dactylon, Lemna acquinoctialis Mikania indica, Mimosa pudica, and Trema orientalis, while Parthenium hysterophorus, Mallotus philippensis, Enhydra fluctuans, Echinochloa crusgalli, Commelina bengalensis, Bauhinia variegata, Crotalaria pallida, and the fern Ampelopteris prolifera either touched 90% or was very close to it.
Lu et al., (2006) obtained somaclonal variants in a suspension culture system of triploid bermudagrass (Cynodon transvaalensis x C dactylon).
A total of twenty five frequently occurring weeds were sampled out of which seventeen Viz., Convolvulus arvensis, Polygonum plebejum, Cenchrus setigerus, Phalaris minor, Coronopus didymus, Euphorbia prostrata, Cynodon dactylon, Rumex dentatus, Euphorbia spp., Cyperus rotundus, Dactyloctenium aegyptium, Launaea nudicaulis, Ageratum conyzoides, Avena fatua, Cnicus arvensis, Chenopodium murale, and Malva neglecta were sampled from wheat fields, whereas eight species of weeds namely Solanum nigrum, Cyperus rotundus, Euphorbia hirta, Malvestrum coromandelianum, Conyza ambigua, Convolvulus arvensis, Poa annua and Oxalis corniculata were sampled for invertebrate fauna from sugarcane fields.
In terms of abundance Cynodon dactylon topped the rank (20.37) followed by Poa bulbosa (13.78).