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Cynodon dactylon

Index Cynodon dactylon

Cynodon dactylon, also known as Vilfa stellata, Bermuda grass, Dhoob, dūrvā grass, dubo, dog's tooth grass, Bahama grass, devil's grass, couch grass, Indian doab, arugampul, grama, wiregrass and scutch grass, is a grass that originated in Africa. [1]

29 relations: Africa, Bermuda, California, Carl Linnaeus, Cattle, Central Valley (California), Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Cultivar, Cyanide, F1 hybrid, Genetically modified organism, Glyphosate, Greening Australia, Hawaii (island), Honokōhau Settlement and Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Hybrid (biology), Invasive species, Irrigation, Mesotrione, North America, Poaceae, Rhizome, Seed, Soil salinity, Sorghum, Tifton 85, Triclopyr, Weed, Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory.


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.

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Central Valley (California)

The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California.

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Christiaan Hendrik Persoon

Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1 February 1761 – 16 November 1836) was a mycologist who made additions to Linnaeus' mushroom taxonomy.

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The term cultivarCultivar has two denominations as explained in Formal definition.

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A cyanide is a chemical compound that contains the group C≡N.

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F1 hybrid

An F1 hybrid (or filial 1 hybrid) is the first filial generation of offspring of distinctly different parental types.

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Genetically modified organism

A genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques (i.e., a genetically engineered organism).

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Glyphosate (N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine) is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant.

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Greening Australia

Greening Australia is an Australian environmental organisation, founded in 1982, the International Year of the Tree, to protect, restore and conserve Australia's native vegetation.

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Hawaii (island)

Hawaiʻi is the largest island located in the U.S. state of Hawaii.

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Honokōhau Settlement and Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park located in the Kona District on the Big island of Hawaiokinai in the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.

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Hybrid (biology)

In biology, a hybrid, or crossbreed, is the result of combining the qualities of two organisms of different breeds, varieties, species or genera through sexual reproduction.

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Invasive species

An invasive species is a species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and that has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health.

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Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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Mesotrione is an herbicide sold under the brand names Callisto and Tenacity that was brought to market by Syngenta in 2001.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.

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In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (from script "mass of roots", from rhizóō "cause to strike root") is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.

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A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.

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Soil salinity

Soil salinity is the salt content in the soil; the process of increasing the salt content is known as salinization.

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Sorghum is a genus of flowering plants in the grass family Poaceae.

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Tifton 85

Tifton 85 is a hybrid strain of Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon, a forage perennial grass that originated in Africa and was brought to the United States as a pasture and hay crop for the humid Southern states.

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Triclopyr (3,5,6-Trichloro-2-pyridinyloxyacetic acid) is an organic compound in the pyridine group that is used as a systemic foliar herbicide and fungicide.

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A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place".

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Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory

Yarralumla is a large inner south suburb of Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynodon_dactylon

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