Brachiaria

Brachiaria

a genus of the grass family Poaceae; contain steroidal saponins; manifested clinically by photosensitization. Includes B. brizantha (signal grass, St. Lucia grass), B. decumbens (signal grass), B. humidicola (Koronivia grass), B. radicans (tanner grass), B. ruziziensis. Unidentified species (called also Brazilian tanner grass) may cause nitrite poisoning.

Brachiaria mutica
the grass is not normally poisonous but may contain enough oxalate to cause osteodystrophy fibrosa in horses at pasture. Called also para grass.
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Effect of potassium nitrate or urea as NPN source and levels of mangosteen peel on in vitro gas and methane production using molasses, Operculina turperthum and Brachiaria mutica as substrate.
Scientists from Japan's International Research Centre for Agricultural Sciences and the Colombian International Centre for Tropical Agriculture found a species of grass that originated in Africa and grows in Latin America called brachiaria, reports Xinhua.
There is scattered occurrence of exotic grasses Brachiaria spp.
Spores of Gigaspora decipiens (Hall and Abbott) and Glomus clarum (Nicolson and Schenck) were multiplied in Brachiaria decumbens (Stapf and Prain) plants grown in pots containing a sand and clay (2:1, v [v.
Se emplearon veinte animales divididos en dos grupos alimentados sobre Brachiaria brizantha y suplementados con 3 kg de afrecho de arroz, 500 g de maiz y 500 g de pellet de girasol, durante 60 dias.
Grupo Papalotla Grants License for Brachiaria Grass to Dow
Diversity and feeding behaviour of insects visiting Brachiaria ruziziensis (Poaceae).
Desarrollo y tipologla de la inflorescencia de especies sudameficanas de Brachiaria y Urochloa y sus implicancias sistematicas y taxonomicas (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae).
Definindo como hipotese que o aumento da fertilidade do solo por meio da adubacao pode provocar alteracoes na taxa de colonizacao micorrizica e, consequentemente, a produtividade da planta, o presente trabalho teve como objetivo verificar o efeito de fontes e doses de adubacao nitrogenada, em profundidades, na colonizacao micorrizica e na fertilidade do solo com Brachiaria brizantha cv.