Echinochloa

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Echinochloa

genus of grasses in the family Poaceae. Mostly good forage plants but linked anecdotally with outbreaks of primary photosensitization, in grazing ruminants. Toxin unidentified but some plants contain high concentrations of nitrate. Includes E. crus-galli (barnyard grass, Japanese millet), E. pyramidalis (antelope grass), E. utilis.
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Scott RC (2002) Post-flood tank-mix combinations with cyhalofop (Clincher) for barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) control in rice.
Extracts of Sapindus saponaria leaves significantly inhibited the germination of barnyardgrass and morningglory diaspores.
SEEDS COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME PER PLANT Annual bluegrass Poa annua 2,000 Barnyardgrass Echinochloa crusgalli 7,000 Common chickweed Stellaria media 15,000 Curly dock Rumex crispus 30,000 Dandelion Taraxacum officinale 12,000 Green foxtail Setaria viridis 34,000 Knotweed Polygonum aviculare 6,500 Broadleaf plantain Plantago major 36,000 Veronica or purslane speedwell Veronica peregrina 2,900 Figure 14-10 Examples of annual grasses, perennial grasses, and broadleaf plants found as weeds in turfgrass.
The largest foraging group of seedeaters observed consisted of approximately 10 birds feeding on barnyardgrass and Louisiana cupgrass at Site 1.
Improvement in means separation was only observed for analysis of log-transformed barnyardgrass weed seed data.
Mixing pyroligneous acids with herbicides to control barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli).
The objectives of this research were (i) to assess the allelopathic potential of three rye populations, six triticale cultivars, and two barley cultivars and (ii) to determine, under field conditions in northern Greece, the cover crop effect on corn development and on emergence and biomass of two annual grass weeds, barnyardgrass and bristly foxtail.
Allelopathic potential of rice against barnyardgrass.
Effect of sorghum extract on management of barnyardgrass in rice crop.
Similar to this result, a weed control study in rice reported that application of penoxsulam provided 99 and 97% control of barnyardgrass [Echinochloa crus-galli] and broadleaf signalgrass (Brachiaria platyphylla) at 21 DAT (Ottis et al.
Verification and distribution of propanil-resistant barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crusgalli) in Arkansas.