Andropogon


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Related to Andropogon: Andropogon gerardii, Andropogon virginicus

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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Nymphs and adults also were collected from little bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium, and nymphs were collected from the grasses Andropogon ternarius Michx.
Even though Andropogon virginicus was already present at the site, the species was sown in eight plots and became established in six of them.
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.
Tratamento 1--Area de Integracao Lavoura-Pecuaria (ILP), cultivada a partir de 1984 com arroz (Oryza sativa); em 1987 houve a introducao da cultura da soja (Glycine max); em 1989 a introducao de pastagem com capim andropogon (Andropogon gayanus); em 2003 novamente a cultura de soja; de 2005 a 2007 a implantacao de pasto Brachiaria brizantha, cv.
Todos los animales fueron mantenidos sobre pastizal natural, el cual estaba compuesto mayoritariamente por especies como Andropogon lateralis, A.
In his latest book, The American Meadow Garden (Timber Press, 2009; $35), expert John Greenlee recommends these grasses for cool-season color: Andropogon, Japanese blood grass, Miscanthus, Panicum, Schizachyrium, and Sporobolus.
A Clark, Paspalum notatum Flugge, Andropogon lateralis Nees (touceiras pastejadas e nao-pastejadas), Paspalum plicatulum Michx, Erianthus angustifolius Michx e Aristida laevis (Nees) Kunth.
stomata are closed in rolled leaves of Andropogon gerardii and Spartina
Perennial bunch grasses, such as Stipa lagascae, Oryzopsis holciformis, Hyparhennia hirta and Andropogon distachyium, would have been notable `fire followers', responding particularly to late-season burning (Naveh 1974; G.