Echinochloa colona, commonly known as jungle rice, deccan grass, or Awnless barnyard grass, is a type of wild grass originating from tropical Asia. Jungle rice, awnless barnyard grass (Echinochloa colona) is closely "mimics" rice in the vegetative growth stage and is a severe competitor of rice. Country or region name, Japan. Organism group, plant. Order name, Graminales. Family name, Gramineae. Species name, Echinochloa colonum.


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Therefore, echinochloa colonum is thought that jungle rice tends to be influenced on the other crops by competition Sumiyoshi, Growth The budding of jungle rice takes place in April and the heading starts in mid-June. Prefers a rich echinochloa colonum soil but should succeed in ordinary garden soil[1, 85].

Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Ruminants Jungle rice is relished by livestock echinochloa colonum graze it during summer.

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Echinochloa colonum also makes a very palatable hay FAO, Literature about its nutritive value is scarce and includes studies with wild ruminant species. Echinochloa colonum In India, jungle rice did not meet the requirements of growing goats for digestible crude protein, Ca and P Verma et al.

Biology and ecology Echinochloa colona flowers throughout the year and is propagated by seeds. Seeds have a short dormancy period.

Echinochloa colonum

It can be present in large numbers and responsive to nutrients. Prefers moist but unflooded conditions and is a problem mainly in upland and rainfed lowland rice fields rather than in flooded echinochloa colonum.


Sheath cm long, compressed, keeled, glabrous, ligule absent; leaf blades light green, sometimes with transverse purple bands, flat, glabrous, echinochloa colonum, cm long, mm wide, margins occasionally scabrous, apex acute.

Panicle erect or nodding, green or purple-tinged, cm long. Racemes numerous, cm long, spreading, ascending, sometimes branched, the lower ones up to 1 cm echinochloa colonum, the upper ones crowded.

Notes Awnless barnyard grass Echinochloa colona is echinochloa colonum common weed of crops particularly ricegardens, roadsides, disturbed sites and waste areas in Australia. It also grows along waterways, on the margins of lakes and ponds, in swamps and wetlands, echinochloa colonum in other damp habitats.

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