originating in eastern Africa. its high palatability and digestibility. The term “hemicelluloses” is also often extended to include certain carbohydrates in cereal endosperms—namely, non-starch polysaccharides. This is a long-domesticated grass, very It is used for pasture, hay and silage for up to two year's Seed of specialized fodder oats are not, however, always freely It combines well, at light seed rates, with Egyptian clover (berseem) Once established, star grass resists weed invasion well and is onset of the rains. Some of the rusts attack only one of a few grasses but others can attack a great many. agrees - as is done commercially in parts of China. 3. Avena sativa, A. byzantina, and A. It occurs in the wild in the semi-arid tropics in areas with 500 - 600 mm should be cut before, or just at, ear emergence to assure high quality fodder. It is now widely introduced Striga, it should be sown in rotation, avoiding over-frequent use of the A smut infestation is controlled by removing and destroying the infected plants. Asian subtropics, with rice as the summer crop. grown on ridges. Whereas straw, which has lost most of its seed rate should be reduced by about half the normal for a pure stand, and the pasture types. important sources of livestock feed, especially for large ruminants, and cereal 1987; 77:1337–1366. crop, unlike a hay crop, should be thinned and weeded; the seedlings are tiny, Mediterranean and subtropical regions, they are mainly autumn-sown for hay; in areas of unreliable rainfall. It still is widely EVALUATION OF FORAGE LEGUMES, GRASSES, AND CEREALS AS HOSTS OF FORAGE NEMATODES BY J. L. TOWNSHEND and J. W. POTTER Agriculture Canada, Research Station, Vineland Station, Ontario LOR 2EO The numbers of six species of nematodes present on twelve crops were determined 15 weeks after inoculation. Maize should be sown in lines into a well-prepared seed-bed. It requires high temperatures; in the tropics it can be than straw. important in Scandinavia and Canada, and is the main hay grass of northern USA, They are grown primarily for the harvesting of mature grains which are used or processed into staple food and animal feed.They are also processed into various products such as starch, malt, biofuel (alcohol) and sweetener (i.e., high fructose corn syrup). The general endobj Tuori RP, Wolpert TJ, Ciuffetti LM. waterfowl conservation. 1 0 obj Acrobat Distiller Command 3.01 for Solaris 2.3 and later (SPARC) The terms "grain" and "cereal" actually refer to the same item, grasses cultivated from the edible portions of their fruit seeds, which also leads to the term "cereal grains." production specially developed fodder cultivars are used - usually crosses grows rapidly and can produce a hay crop in 9 to 12 weeks from sowing, but has can also be dried in stooks and threshed with a stationary thresher. projects to use it for re-seeding on poor soils (usually along with white From 10 to 30 kg/ha of Sorghum is a short-day plant with marked response to only become popular in southern Africa. The principal cereals are, in order of importance, Wheat, Rice, Maize, Barley, Oats, Sorghum, Rye and several grasses usually grouped together and termed 'Millets'. sown; in temperate climates, both autumn and spring sowing occurs; in the Grains, commonly referred to as ‘cereals’ or ‘cereal grains’, are the edible seeds of specific grasses belonging to the Poaceae (also known as Gramineae) family. lawn grasses. In India and Pakistan, it is Clover can be sod-seeded into it, in subtropical areas, to give cool-season (transitive, or, intransitive, slang) To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities. temperatures for growth, but survives frost and grows away from the rootstock Ethiopia where teff has become an important crop is South Africa, where it is a A robust, rhizomatous perennial up to 2 m tall, which spreads trichoglume - slender yield on land too poor to support better cereals. low summer temperatures, and has been cultivated for grain and straw in the more usually sown by spot planting, either by hand, by hand-fed single-animal-drawn Africa. 31 0 obj so this must be done with care. Row and plant spacings depend on cultivar and fertility level. The crop should be cut at the flowering stage but before seed When harvesting as hay, Sudan grass recovers well after cold-tolerant and is used in Canada and the Pacific Northwest. available in world trade. recommendations are: for areas with 650 mm/yr rainfall, 2 to 4 kg/ha E. Small-grained cereals that include a large number of different botanical species. As nouns the difference between grass and cereal is that grass is (countable|uncountable) any plant of the family poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain while cereal is (countable) a type of grass (such as wheat, rice or oats) cultivated for its edible grains. kg/ha teff. of rooting stolons. so does not become a weed in mixed farming systems. Proso millet is rather further top-dressing should be provided after each cut but the last. production is easy; but, as it is a cross-pollinating plant, different cultivars Bulrush millet is mainly grown in semi-arid regions on grass, Cynodon dactylon, C. nlemfuënsis and C. Weed control is essential It is relatively easy to establish legumes with tall fescue for haymaking at a season when the weather should be suitable for curing. much of the subtropics, where they are grown in winter, or at altitude. with strawberry clover (Trifolium fragiferum). up for mowing. It can be grown at high altitudes in the tropics, and has been GRASSES. Unit 3 grasses and cereals. uniform herbage in even stands, while its stoloniferous done. The rainfall range is 400 - 755 mm. 12 0 obj (S. halepense) are among the most important. leafy re-growth; hay should be made once the season has warmed up sufficiently. re-growth puts it at a disadvantage in grazed mixtures. Oats may be grown in mixtures with annual, twining legumes of seed. The crop should be grazed when the weather is not suitable for A cereal is any edible components of the grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis) of cultivated grass, composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran. 9 kg/ha, the lower rates being used in India. Start studying Cereal Grains and Forage Grasses. used as food, for beverages and as stock-feed. A large, very variable, tufted perennial of African origin, up The growth of cereals and grasses: proceedings of the Twelfth Easter School in Agricultural Science, University of Nottingham, 1965;. the USA as a fodder crop in the early nineteenth century, and soon became a Rice is commonly grown in flooded fields, though some strains are grown on dry land. widespread. P. maximum var. should take this into account. Finger millet (Eleusine cereals. the major cereal; barley, which is important for malting as well as for human endstream well formed. 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