The Biology of Balochistani Weed: Cyperus rotundus Linnaeus. A Review

Abdul Hameed Baloch
2015 Pure and Applied Biology  
Cyperus rotundus L. is considered one of the world's top 10 noxious weeds of agricultural fields of different economically important crops. Its rapid growth tendency and extensive underground rhizome/tuber system makes it extremely difficult to control. Although this weed also produces seeds but it mostly spreads by tubers. In this review, morphology, reproductive biology, economic importance, and different preventive measures of this weed are described in detail.
doi:10.19045/bspab.2015.42005 fatcat:2yluk573j5hpnnsyu6w7hdiqjm