elephant grass


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Related to elephant grass: Pennisetum purpureum

elephant grass

see pennisetumpurpureum.
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African origins: Elephant grass is a tall plant that originally came to Britain from Africa in 1913.
Elephant Grass achieves 40-80 tonnes of dry mass per hectare per year (TDM/ha/y) which a much higher yield when compared to Eucalyptus (mainly used in Brazil to produce cellulose and charcoal).
In this method, the culms of elephant grass were cut at their base and the leaves at the nodes and end of the culms were trimmed.
But Tom Oliver, of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, said Elephant Grass would dramatically alter the English countryside and have an impact on wildlife and ramblers.
The animal, about 100 pounds of coiled sinew and muscle, seized the smallest child, a 4-year-old boy named Anand Kumar, and carried him by the neck into the luxuriant stands of corn and elephant grass that stretch to a nearby riverbank.
Chiang said that Miscanthus, sometimes known as the elephant grass, has already been used in Europe to generate energy, but has been undervalued in Taiwan because it's not considered as cash crop.
Miscanthus, also known as Asian Elephant Grass, is an energy crop that, according to IBERS (Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences), is still an attractive diversification option for Welsh farmers.
odorata ( grass Laos) to plant woody and herbaceous forage , including elephant grass , to feed the cattle in the area.
Various large scale projects have been implemented including coconut, neem, sugar cane and African elephant grass (also known as Napier or Uganda grass).
Kaziranga, with its tall thickets of elephant grass, is an ideal habitat for the pachyderms the famed one-horned rhino, tigers, wild buffaloes, sloth bears, and deer.
SCIENTISTS at Aberystwyth University are working on a groundbreaking project to produce fast-growing elephant grass which could be turned into a biofuel to replace petrol in cars.
The elephant grass and native grass had neutral detergent fibre (NDF) concentrations of 82 and 73% DM, and nitrogen concentrations of 1.