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  • Usually, a piece of stem with at least two or three nodes is used, but the most vigorous species, such as napier, can be propagated from single-node cuttings if material is scarce.

    4.1 Nursery establishment

  • It has outstanding promise as a "safety line" to anchor broad strips of other grasses, such as napier grass.

    2 Case Studies

  • Another neat educational tool we got at school and at home 'cause my parents were both teachers was napier rods.

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  • Grasses grown from single or double-node stem cuttings, such as dhonde, narkat and napier, require only one slip per planting drill.

    4.1 Nursery establishment

  • Although it is not yet possible to regenerate protoplasts in pearl millet, it is possible to regenerate suspension cultures (including those of pearl millet x napier grass hybrids) into whole plants.

    6. Pearl Millet: Commercial Types

  • Some hybridization work has already been done involving napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum).

    6. Pearl Millet: Commercial Types

  • Foliage of the tree legumes gliricidia, leucaena, and sesbania as a supplement to napier grass diets for growing goats.

    Chapter 10

  • In isolated locations (and on sites quelea should find irresistible), they planted plots of napier grass and shaped them with slightly narrowed waists where the barriers and traps could be easily erected.

    Chapter 23

  • Pearl millet x napier grass hybrids have been released for perennial fodder supplies in India, the United States, and various other nations.

    6. Pearl Millet: Commercial Types

  • In addition, local farmers have found that the foliage makes excellent mulch, and they say that (compared to napier grass, for example) it is easier to manage because it does not seed or take root when they spread it on their gardens or fields.

    2 Case Studies


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  • Also a city in New Zealand.

    October 27, 2008