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Noun1.Digitaria - crab grassDigitaria - crab grass; finger 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
crab grass, crabgrass, finger grass - grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns
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However, Munuve confesses that he did not begin as a banana farmer.As many other residents, he was an ardent maize farmer but a stubborn weed known as African couch grass (Digitaria abyssinica), which locals call sangara, pushed him to the fruit.
The present paper reports 18 taxa of Digitaria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands as a contribution to an ongoing floristic project (Peterson, unpubl.).
The treatments (pastures) evaluated were T1: Cynodon nlemfuensis; T2: Hyparrhenia rufa; T3: Megathyrsus maximus and T4: Digitaria swazilandensis; with an age of 75 days, during the month of May 2015 (average temperature of 24.81[degrees]C, relative humedad of 72.86% and 277 mm of accumulated monthly precipitation at the time of sampling, and 1438.9 mm of precipitation during the year), was obtained from a cattle ranch (El Carmen 9, in Mazatan, Chiapas) located at 14[degrees]54'23.93" N and 92[degrees]25'37.81" 0; 35 meters above sea level.
The weeds found varied according to the soybean cultivars, with higher RF% of Euphorbia heterophyla, and Urochloa plantaginea species with the BMX-AlvoRR cultivar, and Ipomoea purpurea, and Digitaria horizontalis with the TEC-7849IPRO cultivar in the first sowing time.
These outlier species were Digitaria ciliaris, Suaeda fruticosa and Ziziphus nummularia (Fig.
Awofolu et al., "Assessing the enrichment of heavy metals in surface soil and plant (Digitaria eriantha) around coal-fired power plants in South Africa," Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol.
Camus, Arachis sp (L.), Digitaria decumbens Stent y Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.
The effect of a lactic acid bacterial inoculant with enzymes on the fermentation dynamics, intake and digestibility of Digitaria eriantha silage.