Nut Grass Images (Photos)

See photo (images) of NutGrass. It is also know as Cyprus rotundus.

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Nut Grass Photo (Images)

General Information

Common nameNutgrass
Scientific nameCyperus rotundus
TypeAnnual (seasonal occurrence is common) in rice growing regions of South Asia.
OriginSouthern Asia and other continents.
DistributionRice growing regions around the world.

Important Points

  • It is one of the major weed crop in paddy field.
  • Management is very different in severe condition.
  • Hand weeding is difficult.
  • Use of systemic insecticide is an effective solution.

See also: Groundnut leaf spot photos

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Ciperus rotundus

Multiple choice questions

All questions are related to nutgrass.

Question 01. What is the family of NG?

(a). Chenopodiaceae.
(b). Poaceace.
(c) Cyperaceae.
(d). Malvaceae.

Answer: Family cyperaceae.

Question 02. Which is the origin place of NG?

(a). Africa.
(b). Southern and central Europe.
(c). Southern Asia.
(d). All of the above.

Answer: All of the above.

Question 03. Which type of plant is this?

(a). Perennial.
(b). Annual.
(c). Biennial.
(d). None of the above.

Answer: It is perennial.

Question 04. Which one is the propagation material?

(a). Leaves.
(b). Tubers.
(c). Divisions.
(d). All of the above.

Answer: Tuber is the propagation material.

Question 05. Type of fruit.

(a). Achene.
(b). Grain.
(c). Millet.
(d). None of the above.

Answer: Fruit type is an achene.

Question 06. C. rotundus is the source of which element?

(a). Protein.
(b). Carbohydrate.
(c). Vitamin C.
(d). Acid.

Answer: It is the source of staple carbohydrate in tropical regions.

Question 07. Which part of C. rotundus has the antibacterial properties?

(a). Leaves.
(b). Roots.
(c). Stems.
(d). Tubers.

Answer: Tubers have the antibacterial properties.

Question 08. Chemical composition of C. rotundus.

(a). Cyprotene.
(b). Mustakone.
(c). Isocyperol.
(d). All of the above.

Answer: All of the above.

Question 09. Which is the edible part?

(a). Tuber.
(b). Leaf.
(c). Root.
(d). Stem.

Answer: Tuber is the edible part.

Question 10. Which is the most affected crop by C. rotundus?

(a). Maize.
(b). Wheat.
(c). Pulse crops.
(d). Paddy.

Answer: Paddy is the most affected crop by C. rotundus.

Last updated on 26/12/2021

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