Tropical Grasslands (1992) Volume 26, 16
The classification of a collection of buffel grasses and related species
B.C. PENGELLY, J.B. HACKER and D.A. EAGLES
Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures, CSIRO, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
A collection of 322 accessions of Cenchrus ciliaris and C. setiger was grown and classified using 11 agronomic attributes. Six groups were recognised largely on the basis of rhizome development, plant maturity and yield.