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Noun1.tagasaste - shrub of Canary Islands having bristle-tipped oblanceolate leaves; used as cattle fodder
Chamaecytisus, genus Chamaecytisus - small late-flowering trees or subshrubs having yellow to red flowers and leathery or woody pods; often especially formerly included in genus Cytisus
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Screening for plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria in Chamaecytisus proliferus (tagasaste), a forage tree-shrub legume endemic to the Canary Islands.
Biomass yield, botanical fractions and quality of tagasaste, (Chamaecytisus palmensis) as affected by harvesting interval in the highlands of Ethiopia.
The most common fodder shrub grown on water-repellent sands is tagasaste (Cytisus proliferus), but it requires a specific seeding technique to ensure successful establishment (Wiley 2000) and expensive canopy management to maintain production (Lefroy et al.
[10] who examined the effect of Leucaena and tagasaste composts on the production of volatiles from pyrolysis and reported 75wt% production of [H.sub.2] from lignin.
(1997) who found that the OM content was highest in gorse (Ulex europaeus) at the flowering stage followed by tagasaste (Chamaecytisus palmensis).
Effect of supplementing teff straw with different levels of leucaena or sesbania leaves on the degradability of teff straw, sesbania, leucaena, tagasaste and vernonia and on certain rumen and blood metabolites in Ethiopian Menz sheep.
Hedges of tagasaste (Chamaecytisus palmensis), which remains in leaf year-round, have been used extensively as windbreaks and shelterbelts in drier regions, and in Australia, they've been used as green firebreaks (used to stop the spread of fire).