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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The vectors and alternate hosts of groundnuts resette virus in Central Province, Malawi. Preventing dense populations of Commelina benghalensis from establishing in agricultural areas helps naize the accumulation of large seed banks. It also produces underground stolons which bear cleistogamous flowers and seeds, in addition to the normal aerial flowers Budd et al.

The effect of sowing depth of agricultural crops and fertilizers on the growth and development of Commelina communis. Mmaize stems may persist on the soil surface for several weeks or months in low moisture conditions and easily form leaves days after moisture becomes available. Seeds are rectangular, 1. Beitrag zur Flora Aethiopiens in German. Bengal wandering jew in maize-Malawi.

Management of Bidens pilosa and Commelina benghalensis in organic corn cultivation under no-tillage

Commelina benghalensis is a wide-ranging plant, being native to tropical and subtropical Asia and Africa, an area otherwise known as the paleotropics. Biological control of weeds: Commelina nervosaBurm. The weeds were weeded with a pair of stainless steel scissors 4 to 5 cm from the soil surface at two times: Clarke [3] Commelina uncata C. It is likely that the growth habit of these plants and the intrinsic nutritional needs of each species may result in different forms of competition Rocha et al.


Developing flowers are covered in mucilaginous spathes. However, when these plants were subjected to two mowings, their SLA did not differ from that of the plants with no mowing Table 4. However, competition affected the development of the species C. United States Department of Agriculture, Competition against a culture is one of the most effective tools in reducing weed growth, and it plays a crucial role in integrated management programs of these plants Kozlowski et al.

Weed problems and weed control ebnghalensis the Commonwealth Caribbean. Management of Bidens pilosa and Commelina benghalensis in organic corn cultivation under no-tillage. Plantas daninhas de Brasil, terrestres, aquaticas, parasitas, toxicas e medicinais.

Biology of Commelina benghalensis L. This publication pertains to the affects of Commelina benghalensis on the cotton crop in the United States. Among the weed species studied, only for C. In benghalwnsis greenhouse, preliminary tests were performed for plant emergence to determine the time required for the emergence of each species and, thus, plant them to obtain simultaneous emergence.


Commelina benghalensis produces three types of branches – aerial or negatively geotropic ones, subaerial or diageotropic ones, and underground or positively geotropic ones. They include insects, nematodes and fungi but most relate to polyphagous species, many of which are pests.

As the interaction between weed species and the management techniques was unfolded, it was found that the treatment with two mowings 2W had lower average plant height in relation to others, and it was considered the best result in the growth control of these plants, especially B.

Tropical Spiderwort- An Introduction. CS1 German-language sources de CS1 maint: Commrlina flowers are cleistogamous benghalensiss fertilizing and do not openproducing one large seed and two small.

Tropical Pest Management, 27 3: Leaves are ovate to lancolate, 2.

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In China it is commonly associated with wet locations. Thinning was performed at five days after the emergence of the plants.

Weeds that bengahlensis the most in dry matter production of maize were S.