Noens captured a stunning photo of a Monarch atop a Mexican Sunflower, tithonia
At the same time, Mr Majanga suggested the planting of a tithonia
hedge around the farm that could be used in making compost since it has a lot of nitrogen.
Comparison of Tithonia
diversifoliia) green manure and inorganic sources of Nitrogen in growth of kales (Brassica oleraceae) in nyeri county, Kenya, AJFAND pg 8791-8803
The organic citrus grove was surrounded by a rain retention furrow filled with wind-breaking vegetation--Casuarina (Casuarinaceae), Eugenia (Myrtaceae), Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae), Tithonia
(Asteraceae), Sabal (Arecaceae), and other plants--on 3 sides that fostered a heavy buildup of moist detritus and, at times, stagnant water puddles.
Economic efficiency of green maize intercropped with beans grown under Tithonia
and inorganic fertilizer, 11(18): 1638-1645.
Efecto de la oferta y el consumo de Tithonia
diversifolia en un sistema silvopastoril intensivo (SSPI), en la calidad y productividad de leche bovina en el piedemonte Amazonico colombiano.
diversifolia, popularly known as Mexican sunflower, is regarded as a promising source of feed for animals, because it is a perennial fast growing plant and has high capacity of recovery after cutting, even if it is close to the soil, besides achieving yields between 30 and 70 t [ha.
El genero Tithonia
comprende diez especies, originarias de Mexico y Centro America.
Enforced herbivory on Canavalia ensiformis and Tithonia
diversifolia and its effects on leaf-cutting ants, Atta cephalotes.
It depends whether you want big - in which case try Tithonia
rotundifolia "Torch" (Mexican Sunflower) - or shorter.
Miranda, Cardoso, Batista, Rodrigues, & Figueiredo (2016) evaluated the antioxidant properties of essential oils of fresh leaves from Coniza bonariensis, Parthenium hysterophorus, Tithonia
diversifolia, Ambrosia polystachya, Hedychium coronarium and Baccharis dracunculifolia, extracted by hydrodistillation.
7:45 PHYTOREMEDIATION CAPACITY OF TITHONIA
ROTUNDIFOLIA FOR LEAD CONTAMINATED SOILS **, Megan R.