Because of the general similarity in appearance between the various giant types of Cynodon, there has been considerable confusion over the years in the. Image of Cynodon nlemfuensis. Cynodon nlemfuensis Trusted Image of Cynodon nlemfuensis; Map of Cynodon nlemfuensis. See all media · See all maps. Varieties: C. n. var. nlemfuensis – C. n. var. robustus Cynodon nlemfuensis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S.

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However, confirmed cases of prussic acid poisoning are not common.

A Global Compendium of Weeds. The major diseases affecting C.

It is adapted to soils with pH 6. Persistent when properly managed. Larger types are suitable for cut-and-carry.

Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 33 2: Some varieties are not readily eaten at any stage. Re-sprouts can be sprayed with a nlemfuensos application of glyphosate Goldstein, Distribution Top of page C. It is a fast-growing C 4 grass that spreads mostly vegetatively Smith and Valenzuela, Although these grasses all appear similar, DNA comparison indicates strongest species similarities were jlemfuensis C. Stargrass is most nutritious when grazed every weeks.


When produced, seeds are wind-dispersed, but they can also be dispersed attached to animals and vehicles.

Cynodon nlemfuensis

Yields vary greatly with time of year, moisture availability, defoliation management, and nitrogen fertility. While reports of nle,fuensis levels of HCN in C. Higher yielding than ‘Ona’ and ‘Florico’ cynodo slightly lower digestibility. However, seed production is very poor. Effects of stocking rate and grazing procedure on carcass mass gains of steers grazing a mixed pasture of Silverleaf desmodium and star grass on dryland.

Cynodon nlemfuensis African Bermuda-grass ; habit, showing runners. Energy and nutrient supply from Cynodon nlemfuensis variety robustus Vander as sole ration in sheep nutrition. Herbicide effects Broadleaf weeds can be controlled using a mixture of dicamba and 2,4-D. Performance of different pasture species with grazing dairy cows.

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Evidence available suggests that C. If well fertilised, they grow vigorously, producing the best combination of yield and quality when grazed or cut every weeks, which generally means maintaining a stubble height of cm, and allowing the sward to reach cm. Habitat Top of page C. Most workers agree that C. Cynocon of these grasses is greatly affected by disease, cynodkn if managed to remain young and leafy. Meat production on grazing with hay supplementation of some grazing field and molasses urea in Awo climate.


Physiology and Phenology C. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page C.

It rapidly colonizes new areas and grows forming dense mats. Nutritional and energetic characterization or Brachiaria brizantha and Cynodon nlemfuensis in Sinaloa, Mexico. World Checklist of Poaceae. Naturalised type of unknown origin. Click on images to enlarge.