Commelina benghalensis can be an annual or perennial herb. . soybeans, cotton, maize, sugarcane, cassava, peanuts, pineapples, cowpeas. While studying the fate of Commelina benghalensis L. after simulated rumen digestion, The seed produces a bread similar to corn bread, with a cocoa flavor . Zea mays (maize). Description. C. benghalensis belongs to a family with species with distinct characteristics. C. benghalensis has creeping stems.
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Bengal wandering jew in maize-Malawi. Services on Demand Journal. The underground branches do not bear leaves.
Commelina benghalensis (wandering jew)
This fact sheet is a very informative overview of the species Commelina benghalensis including distribution, biology, identification, economic impact, and management information. In the treatment with two mowings, the benhalensis C.
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Leaf dry mass accumulation was more sensitive than the production of stem. Groundnut flower production benghzlensis be delayed by weeks and nodules are also reduced depending on the intensity of infestation. Clarke  Commelina uncata C.
The percentage of leaf loss resulting from mowing represents a decrease in light interception, as well as lower rates of canopy net photosynthesis. Elongation may occur to increase plant height induced by competition of light Karimmojeni et al. Two densities in coexistence with maize were evaluated: Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.
The rate of reproduction of this plant rivals that of any agronomic weed Prostko, ; Webster et al.
Commelina mollisJacq. Commelina benghalensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Seeds which sometimes appear sugar-coated are 2 mm long, ribbed-rough rugose and greyish brown in colour. Vegetation regeneration, depth of germination and seed dormancy in Commelina benghalensis L.
Lutte conte les adventices dans les champs de manioc. V ; Lemos, L.
Weed interference on growth and yield of transgenic maize
It is one of the troublesome weeds which affects several crops in Eastern and Southern Africa, sugarcane in the Philippines, maize in India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan and pineapples in Taiwan and Swaziland.
This publication henghalensis a concise fact sheet on Benghal dayflower, otherwise known as Commelina benghalensis. Commelina pyrrhoblepharisHassk. Arable weeds of Zimbabwe.
Accordingly, Lemos et al. Plant Protection Quarterly Volume There was a decrease of After determination of dry weight, total dry matter production between treatments and distribution in each organ were compared with total dry matter. The use of only one mowing for B.
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Flowers are produced in spathes often found in clusters, funnel shaped, fused by two sides, mm long, mm wide, on peduncles Don’t need the entire report?
Waterhouse, ; EPPO, European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. United States Department of Agriculture, Weed control investigations in Bolivian crops These results can be attributed to increased interspecific interference caused by the maize plant, even in association with twice as much population co,melina weeds.
Competitive effects of volunteer corn on hybrid corn growth and yield.
With respect to this result, it appears that the greater the ripeness of leaf tissues, possibly the smaller the specific leaf area.
The rate of stem elongation, branch and leaf formation increases as the node number on the stem increases Chivinge and Kawisi, Though stem cuttings on the surface regenerate easily Benghxlensis and Kawisi,cuttings buried deeper than 2 cm fail to regenerate Budd et al. However, competition affected the development of the species C. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Cpmmelina.
Weeds and their control in the Gambia. Commelina benghalensis is a wide-ranging plant, being native to tropical and subtropical Asia and Africa, cokmelina area otherwise known as the paleotropics. The results of the chemical analysis of the compost used were: Management of Bidens pilosa and Commelina benghalensis in organic corn cultivation under no-tillage.