buffel grass


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A second project aimed at eradicating buffel grass in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara Lands in state s Far North by 2015 will receive more than $120,000.
During the rainy period, a greater number of infective AMF propagules were recorded in the buffel grass system, regardless of the presence or absence of trees.
Twelve AMF species were identified in the opuntia as well as in the buffel grass systems, whereas 11 species were identified in the maize + beans system.
Chris Hirst, CEO of ADFSC, said that saving water is a huge incentive to switch to buffel grass, but perhaps more compelling for farmers is that it ends up being an economically sound decision.
Hirst said the ADFSC has been studying more water-efficient and productive crops in partnership with the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), and buffel grass has emerged as the best alternative.
The initially established densities of buffel grass were 0.
In an adjoining catchment, an 8-year period of grazing on the sown buffel grass pasture with constant stocking at 0.
In another trial, atro and buffel grass performed strongly.
Wheat shoots (vegetative parts only) and roots were sampled at the time of wheat harvest: buffel grass shoots and roots were sampled at the same time.
A portion of the cleared area (50 a) was ploughed and sown to buffel grass (pasture area) and an adjoining portion (250 ha) was ploughed and sown to wheat (Triticum aestivum L.
At Curragh, soil erosion rates rapidly declined once buffel grass covered more than half the plot ([is greater than] 0.