However, data on the microbial communities involved in tropical grass ensiling are unavailable or largely concerned with questions regarding bacteria and elephant grass
quality changes during the silaging process.
The results showed that more endophytic fungi were found in elephant grass
(Pennisetum purpureum), in cyperus (Cyperus rotundus) and alang-alang (Imperata cylindrica).
Do salicylic acid, nitric oxide and feeding by Mahanarva spectabilis nymphs induce a resistance response in elephant grass
? Experimental Agriculture 50: 498-504.
Copper tolerance of the biomass crops Elephant grass
(Pennisetum purpureum Schumach), Vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides) and the upland reed (Phragmites australis) in soil culture.
Two of three heifers died about one week after the abrupt diet exchange of maize silage (Zea mays) for elephant grass
(Pennisetum purpureum), and the other one died about 20 days after the diet change.
(2014) reported that DM and CP contents were higher in elephant grass
silage ensiled in trench silos compared to concrete bunker silos.
In this regard, the objective of the study was to evaluate the fermentative losses and the nutritional value of elephant grass
silage added with dehydrated banana peel.
Based on these three composts, however, the chicken manure compost contains higher level of fulvic and humic compounds in comparison with composts derived from Centosema pubercens and the elephant grass
. Objective of this research was to study the effect of humic compounds and compost of Centrosema pubescens, elephant grass
, and chicken manure, in reducing [A1.exch] and increasing P availability in Ultisol at the South Sulawesi.
In this system elephant grass
consumption and grass carp yield were low.
The elephant grass
has lost its tusks To the famished poacher from sandy regions The desert marches towards the sea Alas, the boundless rainforest of my youth Has shrunk to a frightened eyebrow On the forehead of the coast Koko gba kokodi vi The midday sun Cannot see its face in the lake The turquoise sea is yellow From the poison of upland plants The day they killed a tree In the ancient forest The chainsaw left a dirge On the lips of the leaves There is a bird in my heart Craving for a perch on the absent tree.
And you get up close and personal with them as you feed them fruit, vegetables and elephant grass
. Then you're given coconut bristles and a hosepipe to wash the gentle giants after their playtime in a muddy watering hole.
Despite the elephant grass
being at its tallest around this time of the year, one could spot as many as 34 of these odd-toed ungulates during the course of two jeep safaris and an elephant ride--some as near as a couple of metres away.