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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Moreover, grasses belonging to the Brachiaria genus meet the tolerance requirements of high soil moisture, salinity, organic matter content and possible toxic effects of TSW.
The Brazilian pasture is mainly composed of grasses of the Brachiaria genus, and supplementation with concentrate is generally used in the winter, with the main objective of mitigating the low production and quality of forage in this period (Silva et al.
The plant residues (rice and Brachiaria seed husks) were obtained in rice and forage seed processing plants of the municipality of Goiania, Goias, In its natural condition, rice husk was characterized as a light material, with bulk density of 0.
However, there is still a lack sufficient clarity regarding this dormancy imposed on the seeds of most brachiaria, in terms of its characteristics, potency and persistence over time.
In bean + brachiaria and bean + beggarticks associations, no difference was observed in chlorophyll content (CHL) with the increment of plant density.
The current information is that this syndrome began in Brachiaria pastures from the Marandu cultivar and some cultivare of the same genus are tolerant, but not resistant.
PRESENCE OF CADMIUM AND LEAD IN SOIL AND ITS ACCUMULATION IN PLANT TISSUE IN BRACHIARIA SPECIES IN THE MIDDLE MAGDALENA COLOMBIAN
Clinical and histopathological study of the phototoxic dermatitis in Zebu calves in grazing of Brachiaria decumbens
Gramineae)", "Una nueva especie de Brachiaria (Gramineae) del estado de Jalisco, Mexico", "Characterization of mestizo plant use in the Sierra de Manantlan, Jalisco-Colima, Mexico", "Flora de Manantlan", "Agave manantlanicola (Agavaceae), una especie nueva del occidente de Mexico", "Aristolochia rzedowskiana (Aristolochaceae) una especie nueva de la subseccion Pentandrae del estado de Jalisco, Mexico" y "Dos especies nuevas de Crassulaceae del sur de Jalisco, Mexico", solo por citar algunas.
Eleven grasses (Andropogon gayanus, Andropogon tectorum, Brachiaria ruziziensis, Cynodon datylon, Echinochloa stagnina, Hyparrhenia diplandra, Panicum maximum var.