Cenchrus ciliaris

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Cenchrus ciliaris

a grass of the family Poaceae; called also buffel grass. Ingestion of this grass plant by horses can cause osteodystrophia fibrosa because most of the calcium in the grass is in the form of oxalate crystals and unavailable for absorption. In very lush pasture can cause acute oxalate poisoning in sheep, but only if they are very hungry.
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Her nonprofit of choice is the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center.
2005), the chemical composition of dormant buffelgrass in the Brazilian semi-arid was 63.
KEYWORDS / Buffelgrass / Chemical Composition / Nutrient Digestibility / Ruminal Digestion /
Buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) is an African species introduced to Arizona in the 1930s.
Two introduced grasses, Lehmann lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana) and buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliata), are also abundant.
From the sown pastures, buffelgrass has invaded contiguous desert habitats (Felger, 2000; Bowers et al.
Many forage plants such as setaria (Setaria sphacelata), buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris), pangolagrass (Digitaria decumbens), kikuyugrass (Pennisetum clandestinum) and napiergrass (Pennisetum purpureum) represent a major food source for livestock in the tropics and subtropics.
The Texas bluegrass genome size estimate of 1744 to 2699 cM is lower than that reported in buffelgrass [Pennisetum ciliare (L.
The habitat was characterized by Bermudagrass, buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris), Guineagrass (Panicum maximum), Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense), southwestern bristlegrass (Setaria scheelei), dock (Rumex chrysocarpus) and cattail (Typha domingensis).
This study evaluates and compares the dry matter production (TDM), chemical composition and effective degradability of dry matter (EDDM), crude protein (EDCP) and neutral detergent fiber (EDNDF) of the Nueces hybrid and five new genotypes of buffelgrass growing in Northeastern Mexico.
For the buffelgrass plant discovered in a Texas pecan orchard about 30 years ago gave Bashaw, a U.