Brachiaria purpurascens (Raddi) Henrard. Panicum muticum Forssk. Panicum numidianum Lam. Panicum purpuracens Raddi. Urochloa mutica (Forssk.) T.Q. Systematics & Taxonomy. Urochloa mutica (Forssk.) is a synonym of Brachiaria mutica (Forssk.) Stapf. Localities. Lorong Halus. Locality Map. Species identity: Urochloa mutica (Forsk.) T.Q. Nguyen. Synonyms: Brachiaria mutica (Forsk.) Stapf, B. purpurascens (Raddi) Henr., Panicum muticum Forsk., P.

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The grass is not normally poisonous but may contain enough oxalate to cause osteodystrophy fibrosa in horses at pasture.

Biomass production, leaf growth, root distribution, water use and brachiaria mutica quality. Center for New Crops and Bravhiaria Products. Although many flower-heads grow, only a few viable seeds are produced, and propagation is usually by vegetative means.

Distribution of Urochloa mutica”. Performance of rabbit fed with paragrass, pellets and their combination [study conducted in the Philippines].

It brachiaria mutica reported to benefit from cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation and fire Rojas-Sandoval et al. It roots at the nodes and detached pieces of the plant will easily take root in moist ground.

Reproductive development of para grass is poorly understood.

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The leaves are antiseptic in action. Brachiaria mutica and hymenachne Hymenachne amplexicaulis cv. Para grass is a fast growing summer season species.

Para grass is in the family Poaceae, along with other familiar grasses such as St. Spikelets are roughly 0. Contact us to obtain prior permission for brachiaria mutica other use, including for large data downloads and collaborative research.

Urochloa mutica – UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

A creeping perennial grass with long, coarse stolons brachiaria mutica to 5. Introduced pan-tropically as a pasture grass of seasonally inundated or high rainfall environments. Webster ex Zon Quattrocchi, Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.


Deferred feed Para grass is a valuable deferred feed in driers areas where it keeps brcahiaria on residual moist places brachiaria mutica provides green feed brachiaria mutica livestock FAO, Bracniaria infestations can be removed with repeated, aggressive tillage.

As a long-lived, vegetatively propagating pioneering species of disturbed areas, para grass has potential for invasiveness. Stems will often root at the base, and can brachlaria up to 8 feet in height, having brachiaria mutica nodes and sheaths. The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has the following members: Brachiaria mutica sets should be 25—30 cm long with 3—4 nodes, and at least 2 nodes should be buried into moist soil.

It has moderate tolerance to soil salinity Cook brachiaria mutica al. Powerpoint format PPT Utilization Para grass is a brachiaria mutica species mainly used for its high quality forage. Stolons and branches root readily at the nodes. Invasive species risk assessment: Water flow and erosion control Para grass is particularly adapted for the control of brachiaria mutica flow and erosion of river banks Schultze-Kraft et al. Always use a good surfactant at 0. A fast growing grass, it can be grazed or used in cut-and-carry systems, either to be directly fed or to make hay or silage.

Brachiaria mutica

Para grass can be burnt in the dry season and will recover. Plant and Soil, Biomass production and nutrient removal by tropical grasses subsurface drip-irrigated with dairy effluent. It can be used for erosion control on brachiaria mutica banks and steep slopes FAO, ; Lansdown brachiaria mutica al. In subtropical, coastal Australia, irrigated para grass -centro Centrosema molle pastures supported steer liveweight gains of 0. Para grass is leafy.


Fact sheet – Brachiaria mutica

Leaf sheath has a densely hairy collar. Retrieved 25 August It has stout and long trailing runners brachiaria mutica can grow to a length of 5 m in one season Cook et al. Echinochloa polystachyaHymenachne amplexicaulis. It is recommended to avoid early grazings during the first year of growth as it results in the pulling out and destruction of cuttings Cameron et al. Easily established from vegetative sets hand-planted or disc-harrowed to a depth of 10—15 cm. Will also grow in swampy areas of drier environments down to brachiaria mutica annual rainfall, but will not tolerate extended dry conditions.

Aggressive in nature, para grass can form large monocultures through fast growth and high productivity. Reproduction is generally by vegetative means, although para grass will flower and produce seed in humid, low latitude environments. Hay and silage The semi-aquatic habit of para grass is not suitable for mechanical harvesting. Cattle grazing on para grass seems to keep this invasive in check brachiaria mutica is used extensively by many producers as a forage.

Grass production from irrigated lowland rice brachiaria mutica. Tolerates moderate salinity, low pH to 4. However, this unification is not accepted by brachiaria mutica authors – see Flora of China Vol 22 pp East-West Center by the Univ.