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Setaria pumila
Synonyms: S. glauca; S. lutescens; S. pallide-fusca

Common Name(s): Yellow foxtail
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Invasiveness: Weed
Growing Days: 110
Precipitation: 25 to 60 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium fine; wide range textures
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Weed of cereals, vegetables, and root crops. Low drought tolerance. No salt resistance.
Pythium, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Rust
Harmful Org. Host - crop disease, Weed - possible seed contam., Animal Food - fodder, Harmful Org. Host - crop pests, Poison - mammals


Geographical Origin:
Worldwide weed, Tropics
Metric Units

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