Commelina benghalensis can be an annual or perennial herb. . soybeans, cotton, maize, sugarcane, cassava, peanuts, pineapples, cowpeas. While studying the fate of Commelina benghalensis L. after simulated rumen digestion, The seed produces a bread similar to corn bread, with a cocoa flavor . Zea mays (maize). Description. C. benghalensis belongs to a family with species with distinct characteristics. C. benghalensis has creeping stems.
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This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. In this context, the objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of weeds in two densities on the yield and growth of transgenic maize hybrids.
Title Flowers and leaves. Oxford University Press, Nairobi, Kenya. The fruit consists of a pear-shaped capsule with five seeds and the capsule open when mature dehiscent.
Weed interference on growth and yield of transgenic maize
Effects of nitrogen comnelina and weed interference on performance of some tropical maize genotypes in Nigeria. Tropical Spiderwort Stem Desiccation and Recovery. Bengal dayflower Inteja in Banana-Rwanda. Invasive Species Fact Sheet: The optimal temperature for germination of aerial seeds is degrees Celsius and degrees Celsius for subterranean seeds.
Management of Bidens pilosa and Commelina benghalensis in organic corn cultivation under no-tillage
The species is distinguished from others by the blue flowers, the short flower stalk which does not extend above the spathe, the partially joined spathe margins and the reddish brown hairs on the leaf sheath Ivens, ; Holm et al. Number of kernels, diameter and length of cob were not affected by competition with weeds. Close Find out more.
Hence this is an especially useful character when looking at vegetative material. In India and the Philippines the weed is used for food during famine periods. Ciba, ; EPPO, Title Plant Caption Leaves ovate or elliptical, acuminate, cm long, Biological benghaleneis of weeds: This is indicative that the aforementioned variable is more sensitive to intraspecific competition in those species than in S.
Weed control investigations in Bolivian crops Commelina benghalensis produces three types of branches – aerial or negatively geotropic ones, subaerial or diageotropic ones, and underground or positively geotropic ones. Banda AK; Morris B, In the henghalensis densities, Commelina benghalensisBidens pilosa and Ipomoea triloba plants caused a small reduction in the shoot dry matter of maize, with no significant difference with the crop grown in monoculture. In the Dharwar district of India the weed is a host of Cuscuta chinensis Awatigeri et al.
Commelinaceae in relation to Taxonomy”.
However, the efficiency of this method depends on the weed species to be controlled. Commelina nervosaBurm.
The following 0 contacts offer information an advice on Commelina benghalensis. Biological Control There have not been any attempts to use biological control against Commelina spp. Two densities in coexistence with maize were evaluated: Maize plants in association with B.
This database compiles information on alien species from British Overseas Territories. Weed interference on growth and yield of transgenic maize 1.
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Clipping the seed coat or exposing the seeds to temperatures in excess off 90 degrees Celsius for 2 hours removed dormancy for all seeds.