Brachiaria

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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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brizantha presented a similar pattern to other grasses such as Chloris gayana, Brachiaria mutica and Andropogon gayanus, and differed from Lolium perenne, Cynodon dactylon and Pennicetum ciliare (Puga et al.
The feeding treatments were formulated feed at 3% body weight alternated with salt-tolerant roughages (T1) or only roughages (T2) including Leptochloa fusca (kallar grass), Brachiaria mutica (para grass) and Kochia indica (kochia).
There are many alternate hosts, the most popular of which is the Brachiaria mutica, a common weed.
A alimentacao dos animais era composta por Brachiaria mutica, Brachiaria radicans, Brachiaria humidicola, Axonopus spp, Paspalum spp, Hemarthria altiissima ao pastoreio; e quando estabuladas recebiam Pennisetum purpureum e Saccharum officinarum picadas e levadas ao cocho (cerca de 35 kg/cabeca/dia) e 2 kg/cabeca/dia de milho moido com minerais.
200 Brachiaria Brachiaria Decumbens 0-2000 Pasto alambre Brachiaria brizantha 0-3000 Brachiaria Brachiaria humidicola 1000-2000 humidicola Para, Admirable Brachiaria Mutica 0-1.
El escalonamiento se debe principalmente al comportamiento que tienen las plantas respecto de las concentraciones de los contaminantes del agua residual de cerdos, pues Brachiaria mutica (S1) posee un excelente desarrollo de raices, tallos y hojas en presencia de aguas con alto contenido de microorganismos.
Por otra parte, en trabajos realizados en Brachiaria mutica se encontro una baja relacion hoja/tallo con valores que estaban por el orden de 0,666 (28).
Como ejemplo de gramineas para suelos inundables se tienen: Brachiaria humidicola, Brachiaria mutica, Brachiaria arrecta, Echinochloa polystachya, Hemarthria altissima, entre otras.
HOST PLANTS: Larvae were found on Brachiaria mutica, Echinochloa colona and Sorghum sudanense.
Brachiaria mutica fue multiplicada por esquejes obtenidos en el campo.