Echinochloa is a very widespread genus of plants in the grass family. Some of the species are Nakai – Pseudechinolaena polystachya; Echinochloa elephantipes – Panicum elephantipes; Echinochloa eruciformis – Brachiaria. Echinochloa polystachya (Kunth) Hitchc. Show All Show Tabs creeping river grass. Image of Echinochloa polystachya. General Information. Symbol: ECPO3. PSEUDECHINOLAENA polystachya (Kunth) Stapf [family POACEAE], in F.T.A. 9: (); Fl. Agrost. Congo Belge 2: 74 (); Ann. list grasses Ug.:

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In Colombia, found on clay soils. Upper floret lemma 4. Average daily liveweight gains of about 0. Animals supplemented with leucaena had a lesser proportion of white viscera compared to those fed the control diet. German grass Echinochloa polystachya.

The leaf sheaths are hairless i. Stems should be manually planted into wet mud or mechanically into shallow water with a light weight tractor Hannan-Jones et al.

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Gains differ around the year: Can be grazed, or conserved on dried soil surfaces. Cattle get access as seasonal flood levels recede. It is adapted to soil echinochlpa 4. The use of allelopathic legume cover and mulch species for weed control in cropping systems.

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German grass is tolerant of sodicity and salinity Lukacs et al. It can also completely transform the habitat polystachyx waterways and slow the movement of water. Leaf blades 30—36 cm long, 10—12 mm wide. Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value.


Seeds may also be dispersed in this manner, as well as in contaminated agricultural produce and mud that becomes attached to animals and vehicles.

Performance of different pasture species with grazing dairy cows. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago. In Australia, it was introduced to improve the productivity of ponded pasture in combination with Para grass Brachiaria mutica Cook et al. Beef production on Echinochloa polystachya with different stocking rates. They can be planted manually into wet mud or dropped into the surface of shallow water and pushed into the soil by special wheels on a light-weight tractor.

Cutting below 40 cm reduces yield. Not normally fertilised as it relies on nitrogen mineralised by fluctuating soil water, rapid decomposition of organic matter and by the echinocbloa of nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the roots of the grass. Echinochloa spectabilis Nees ex Trin. Seed production is poor with few viable seeds developing. Grazing buffalo on flooded pastures in the Brazilian Amazon region: The spikelets are awned, lanceolate and about mm long.

While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions poltstachya on it.

Handbook of bioenergy crops: This plant is largely used as pasture for cattle in tropical America Sanchez-Villalobos et al. Response of two rice cultivars to the competition of Echinochloa crus-galli.


Promising accessions Country Details None reported. Melissa Collins infestation in a wetland area Photo: Management, Louisiana State Univ. Clinical signs of nitrate poisoning include anorexia, respiratory distress, teeth grinding, depression or hyperexcitability, tremors, abdominal contractions, salivation, nasal discharge, uncoordinated gait, cyanosis and recumbency. No serious insect pests in Australia but likely to be affected by fungi that infect other native Echinochloa grasses, e.

Milk production, body weight gain and pregnancy percentile in crossbred buffaloes with multinutritional block feed supplement.

Plants Profile for Echinochloa polystachya (creeping river grass)

Leaf blades 20—60 cm long 10—25 mm wide, scabrous on the margin. Proximate composition mineral polystachyz cholesterol content of the Longissimus dorsi muscle of Criollo Limonero steers supplemented on pasture.

Scientific American 3: Chris Gardiner habit Photo: Echinochloa is a very widespread genus of plants in the grass family. Seed yields and quality are very low. Toxic plants for livestock in the western and eastern Serido, state of Rio Grande do Norte, in the Brazilian semiarid. Environment Australia, Canberra Polyxtachya, R. A review of the environmental effects of ponded pasture systems.


In PhD dissertation, Dpt Agron. Fractions of carbohydrates and of nitrogenous compounds of tropical grasses at different cutting ages. A robust, vigorous, aquatic or semi-aquatic grass generally growing

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