Competitive Interaction of Axonopus compressus and Asystasia gangetica under Contrasting Sunlight Intensity

  title={Competitive Interaction of Axonopus compressus and Asystasia gangetica under Contrasting Sunlight Intensity},
  author={Batoul Samedani and Abdul Shukor Juraimi and M. P. Anwar and Mohd Yusop Rafii and S. H. Sheikh Awadz and Abudul Rahim Anuar},
  journal={The Scientific World Journal},
Axonopus compressus is one of the native soft grass species in oil palm in Malaysia which can be used as a cover crop. The competitive ability of A. compressus to overcome A. gangetica was studied using multiple-density, multiple-proportion replacements series under a glasshouse and full sunlight conditions in a poly bag for 10 weeks. A. compressus produced more dry weight and leaf area when competing against A. gangetica than in monoculture at both densities in the full sunlight and at high… Expand

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