Yellow nutsedge, Cyperus esculentus L.
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Published by University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System, Oregon State University Extension Service, Washington State University Cooperative Extension, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Moscow, Idaho], [Corvallis, Or.], [Olympia, Wash.], [Washington, D.C.] .
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  • Yellow nutsedge.

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Other titlesCyperus esculentus L.
Statement[authors, James M. Torell, Michael K. Thornton, Don W. Morishita].
SeriesPNW -- 452., Weeds, PNW (Series) -- 452., Weeds (Pacific Northwest Cooperative Extension)
ContributionsThornton, Michael K., Morishita, Don W., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension System., Oregon State University. Extension Service., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
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Pagination1 sheet ([2] p.) :
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Open LibraryOL16048805M

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Cyperus esculentus L. – yellow nutsedge Subordinate Taxa. The Plants Database includes the following 5 subspecies of Cyperus esculentus. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Cyperus. Yellow Nutsedge Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.) is a weed of most agricultural, horticultural, and nursery crops as well as turfgrass and landscapes. It is found growing in many soil types and exposures, but is most common on well-drained, sandy soils or damp to wet sites. Infestations start in wet areas and then spread. Cyperus esculentus L. – yellow nutsedge Variety: Cyperus esculentus L. var. leptostachyus Boeckeler – yellow nutsedge Subordinate Taxa. This plant has no children Legal Status. Noxious Weed Information; This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state.   This book covers an extensive knowledge of the author with regard to the competitive interaction of crop plants and a perennial noxious weed of the world. The author served as crop protection expert for many years in Ethiopia before he gets admitted for post graduate study at Institute of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture in Goettingen, : Abraham Gemechu.

Cyperus esculentus (also called chufa, tigernut, atadwe, yellow nutsedge, and earth almond) is a crop of the sedge family widespread across much of the world. It is found in most of the Eastern Hemisphere, including Southern Europe, Africa and Madagascar, as well as the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) is a troublesome, difficult-to-control weed that is often found in turf areas (Figure 1). It is also called chufa, nutgrass, or watergrass. It is important to remember that yellow nutsedge is not a grass or broadleaf weed, but a sedge. Understanding this plant’s biology makes it easier to know how to best.   Cyperus esculentus (Chufa Sedge, Yellow Nutsedge, Tigernut Sedge, Earthalmond) is a species of sedge native to warm temperate to subtropical regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Some cultivars are grown for the "nuts" (root tubers), but it is most frequently encountered as a weed of lawns and gardens, and can be easily spotted in lawns two or three days after mowing because it regrows . Full Text; PDF ( K) PDF-Plus ( K) Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.) control in corn with various rates of halosulfuronNader Soltani, Christy Shropshire, Peter H. Sikkema. University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0, Canada.

Yellow Nut Sedge Cyperus esculentus Sedge family (Cyperaceae) Description: This perennial sedge is ½–2' tall and unbranched. The central stem is erect, 3-angled, and mostly covered by the sheaths of the leaves. The leaves tend to congregate toward the base of the plant. The leaf blades are up to 1½' long and 1/3" (8 mm.) across; they are.   Biology: Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus), also known as chufa (chufa is a non-weedy variety that is used for wildlife food plots and is not a cold hardy weed like yellow nutsedge), nutgrass, or watergrass, is a troublesome, difficult-to-control perennial weed found throughout the . Latin name: Cyperus esculentus Family: Cyperaceae Common name: Yellow nutsedge Life cycle: perennial Habit: Upright with grass-like foliage (but nutsedge is not a grass!!!!!). Foliage: Long, glossy, 3-ranked, linear a glance, leaves appear similar to grass. Nutsedge leaves are angular, with a cross-sectional view appearing like the letter 'W'. Yellow nutsedge Cyperus esculentus L.. Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge family) Life cycle: Perennial, reproducing by seed, rhizomes and tubers Native status: debated Habitat: Crop fields, landscapes; prefers poorly drained soils. General description: Erect plant with triangular stem, grass-like leaves that reach heights of 2 to 3 ft. Leaves are glossy and yellow green.