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Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov.

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 Gramineae Poaceae
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 Auxiliary plants Forages Medicinal plants Ornamentals
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Major references  
 • ’t Mannetje, L. & Jones, R.M. (Editors), 1992. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No 4. Forages. Pudoc Scientific Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. 300 pp.
• Burkill, H.M., 1994. The useful plants of West Tropical Africa. 2nd Edition. Volume 2, Families E–I. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, United Kingdom. 636 pp.
• Decary, R., 1946. Plantes et animaux utiles de Madagascar. Annales du Musée Colonial de Marseille, 54e année, 6e série, 4e volume, 1er et dernier fascicule. 234 pp.
• Neuwinger, H.D., 2000. African traditional medicine: a dictionary of plant use and applications. Medpharm Scientific, Stuttgart, Germany. 589 pp.
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Geographic coverage Africa
Geographic coverage World
Ornamental use
Forage/feed use
Auxiliary use
Medicinal use
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Herbicide Trials on kikuyu grass at Volcano National Park

the National Park Service (NPS) on kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum) at Volcano National Park. Herbicides tested were: glyphosate and ...
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