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Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Albrecht von Haller (also known as Albertus de Haller) (16 October 170812 December 1777) was a Swiss anatomist, physiologist, naturalist, encyclopedist, bibliographer and poet.
Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.
Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms.
In plant taxonomy, commelinids (originally commelinoids) (plural, not capitalised) is a name used by the APG IV system for a clade within the monocots, which in its turn is a clade within the angiosperms.
Digitaria is a genus of plants in the grass family native to tropical and warm temperate regions.
Digitaria californica is a species of grass known by the common name Arizona cottontop.
Digitaria ciliaris is a species of grass known by the common names southern crabgrass, USDA Plants Profile.
Digitaria cognata is a species of grass known by the common names fall witchgrass, USDA Plants Profile.
Digitaria compacta is a grass species native to India and Indochina.
Digitaria didactyla is a species of grass known by the common names blue couch, Queensland blue couch, blue serangoon grass, green serangoon grass, blue stargrass, and petit gazon (in Mauritius).
Digitaria eriantha, commonly known as digitgrass or Pangola-grass, is a grass grown in tropical and subtropical climates.
Digitaria exilis, referred to as findi in areas of Africa, such as The Gambia, with English common names white fonio, fonio millet, and hungry rice or acha rice, is a grass species.
Digitaria iburua is a grass species native to west and west-central tropical Africa, which is cultivated as a grain crop known as black fonio.
Digitaria insularis is a species of grass commonly known as sourgrass.
Digitaria ischaemum is a species of crabgrass known by the common names smooth crabgrass and small crabgrass.
Digitaria pauciflora is a species of grass known by the common names twospike crabgrass, Florida pineland crabgrass, Everglades grass, few-flowered fingergrass, and particular grass.
Digitaria sanguinalis is a species of grass known by several common names, including hairy crabgrass, hairy finger-grass, large crabgrass, crab finger grass, purple crabgrass.
Digitaria stenotaphrodes is a species of flowering plant in the family Poaceae, native to Pacific islands (the Gilbert Islands, the Howland and Baker Islands, the Phoenix Islands, Tokelau and Manihiki,Tuvalu, the Line Islands, the Society Islands, the Tuamotus, and the Caroline Islands).
Fermentation in food processing is the process of converting carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids using microorganisms—yeasts or bacteria—under anaerobic conditions.
Flour is a powder made by grinding raw grains or roots and used to make many different foods.
The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.
Fonio is the term for two cultivated grains in the genus Digitaria which are notable crops in parts of West Africa.
Forage is a plant material (mainly plant leaves and stems) eaten by grazing livestock.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
In geography and cartography, the hemispheres of Earth refer to any division of the globe into two hemispheres (from Ancient Greek ἡμισφαίριον hēmisphairion, meaning "half of a sphere").
Herbicides, also commonly known as weedkillers, are chemical substances used to control unwanted plants.
An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Monocotyledons, commonly referred to as monocots, (Lilianae sensu Chase & Reveal) are flowering plants (angiosperms) whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.
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.
The Pakistan Journal of Botany (print:, online:, CODEN: PJBB6) is a bimonthly scientific journal published by the Pakistan Botanical Society.
Paniceae is a large tribe of the Panicoideae subfamily in the grasses (Poaceae), the only in the monotypic supertribe Panicodae.
Panicoideae is the second-largest subfamily of the grasses with over 3,500 species, mainly distributed in warm temperate and tropical regions.
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.
Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.
The Poales are a large order of flowering plants in the monocotyledons, and includes families of plants such as the grasses, bromeliads, and sedges.
Porridge (also historically spelled porage, porrige, parritch) is a food commonly eaten as a breakfast cereal dish, made by boiling ground, crushed or chopped starchy plants—typically grain—in water or milk.
Sanguinaria canadensis (bloodroot) is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant native to eastern North America.
A staple food, or simply a staple, is a food that is eaten routinely and in such quantities that it constitutes a dominant portion of a standard diet for a given people, supplying a large fraction of energy needs and generally forming a significant proportion of the intake of other nutrients as well.
A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place".