Andropogon


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Andropogon

a large genus of grasses in the family Poaceae. A volunteer in naive pasture in many countries. Palatable when young. Makes good meadow hay. Called also bluestem, bluesedge, turkeyfoot.
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Especie Porcentaje (%) Cevendischia bracteata 3,5 Lycopodium jussiaei 3,9 Dichromena ciliata 4,4 Befaria resinosa 4,9 Calea peruviana 5,1 Rhynchospora macrochaeta 6,0 Calamagrostis intermedia 8,5 Pteridium aquilinum 9,3 Andropogon bicornis 9,9 Hypoxis decumbens 14,7 b.
We recorded in both methods dominance of the same species of the herbaceous stratum, Sebastiania hispida and Andropogon hypogynus, which influence the richness and diversity values recorded.
This early settlement community, as described by White and Madany (1978), was dominated mostly by tall grasses, particularly Andropogon gerardii, Sorghastrum nutans, along with the shorter Sporobolus heterolepis.
NRETAS, 2010b Weed Management Plan for Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass) 2010 Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport, Palmerston, NT
Roos and Quinn (1977) reported that in early successional field population of Andropogon scoparius had higher reproductive effort and a shorter developmental time than population of older site.
Particle size distribution under various land use systems AG, Andropogon gayanus; BD, Brachiaria decumbens; DS, Digitaria smutsii; NF, natural fallow; CC, continuous cultivation.
Las especies Xylopia aromatica y Andropogon selloanus, estan presentes en cuatro de las cinco comunidades y representan las especies "generalistas", por su adaptacion a los habitats extremos.
Nash (little bluestem) and Andropogon gerardii Vitman (big bluestem) grasses as host plants.
Ensayos realizados en plantas forrajeras determinaron que Melinis minutiflora, Andropogon gayanus, Brachiaria brizantha, Hiparrhenia rufa; y las leguminosas Stylosanthes humilis S.