Eleusine indica

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Noun1.Eleusine indica - coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowersEleusine indica - coarse annual grass having fingerlike spikes of flowers; native to Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere
Eleusine, genus Eleusine - annual and perennial grasses of savannas and upland grasslands
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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The availability of paragis (Eleusine indica) made the researchers decide to come up with a paragis soap.
As mentioned above, infestation of some weed families can be reduced as a function of conservative soil management, what can be observed on S2 that Eleusine indica was not reported while Aeschynomene denticulata infestation was detected, changing plant from Poacea to Fabacea family (Table 3).
In the first season the top five dominant weed species in descending order were Galinsoga parviflora (53.16%), Eleusine indica (12.28%) Setaria verticillata (9.54%), Tagetes minuta (6.69%) and Richardia scabra (4.79%) (Table 4).
17.4 30.5 14.3 31.45 Alternanthera halimifolia 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 Setaria verticillata 12.4 14.1 19.5 23.86 Eleusine indica 3.8 9.8 9.8 6.11 Leptochloa uninervia 0.8 2.6 3.0 0.47 Poaceae- Especie 3 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.01 Cynodon dactylon 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 Portulaca oleracea 2.6 12.5 5.3 3.66 Chamaesyce sp.
The leaves of Ipomoea involucrata (II), Acalypha hispida (AH), Breynia nivosa (BN), Jatropha curcas (JC), Chromolaena odorata (CO), Macrolobium macrophyllum (MM), Baphia nitida (BNI), Burkea africana (BA), Cassia alata (CA), and the root of Eleusine indica (EI) were collected after the interview.
The most important species were: Alternanthera tenella in the annual growth environment during the both periods; Panicum maximum (early rainy season) and Chamaescy hirta (end of the rainy season) in the vegetable garden; Eleusine indica (early rainy season) and Galinsoga parviflora (end of the rainy season) in the perennial crop and Sida rhombifolia (early rainy season) and Neonotonia wigrtii (end of the rainy season) in the pasture.
Eleusine indica is a small annual grass distributed throughout the warmer areas of the world to about 50 degrees latitude.