Amaranthus spinosus is a ANNUAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in). Burr, Needle; Needle Burr; Spiny Amaranth; Spiny Pigweed. Amaranthus spinosus L. Fig. .�E��I A��4�}�N? Field trials were conducted near Yoakum during 1991 and 1992 on Tremona loamy fine sand to evaluate the efficacy of 8 post-em. �5�S���u:����G��k?� L4��H��2��E�~oE��j4$�?sR�Y��U6>�ʪ��6�b��{��ޥ- _1���5�Е��О��Y6�o�s|�͇�&8�"�&�m���?DEW�H�����G�Z-zOT��j�%��k���4��. The following herbicides were applied: acifluorfen alone (at 0.42 kg/ha) or in combination with bentazone (0.42 + 0.84 and 0.28 + 0.56 kg, resp. Spiny amaranth, sometimes called spiny pigweed, is a troublesome weed of vegetables, row crops, and pasture in warm climates. Seeds should be sown to a depth of 1–2 cm (0.4–0.8 in) in rows spaced 50 cm (20 in) apart. The plants should be thinned to a final within row spacing of 20 cm (8 in). 2. glabrous) or sparsely hairy (i.e. Weeds and Their Control: Spiny Pigweed (Amaranthus spinosus) by Karen. You can change the display of the base map and layers by clicking on the layer control box in the upper right-hand corner. Galinato MI, Moody K, Piggin CM. 0000012684 00000 n Cultural control: hoeing and hand weeding. Treat spiny amaranth with DuraCor® herbicide when actively growing for best control. Amaranthus spinosus L. Linnaeus, C. von (1753) Species Plantarum 2: 991. The nutritional value of Amaranthus spinosus is comparable to that of other vegetable amaranths.Amaranthus leaves contain per 100 g edible portion: water 84.0 g, energy 176 kJ (42 kcal), protein 4.6 g, fat 0.2 g, carbohydrate 8.3 g, fibre 1.8 g, Ca 410 mg, P 103 mg and Fe 8.9 mg (Leung, W.-T.W., Busson, F. & Jardin, C., 1968). General care and maintenance Amaranth is easy to care for and requires little maintenance. Spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus L.) is a common weed of grazed pastures and hayfields in Kentucky. H�\��n�0��y Spiny pigweed is an annual native to tropical America but has spread into the eastern US and California where it inhabits disturbed areas including cultivated fields, roadsides, and lawns. Leaves are elliptic- obavate, acute base, apex are acutely emarginated. Spiny pigweed is an annual native to tropical America but has spread into the eastern US and California where it inhabits disturbed areas including cultivated fields, roadsides, and lawns. WHAT TO LOOK FOR. startxref ��� 0000002218 00000 n Spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus L.) is a common weed of grazed pastures and hayfields in Kentucky. vegetables consumed in Africa, Amaranthus hybridus (smooth pigweed) was the least toxic and proceeded Chateau®, Sencor®, Gramoxone Inteon®, Pursuit®, to recommend its use as an edible foodstuff. CABI 1 reports that Hypolixus truncatulus has been released in Thailand for the control of Amaranthus spinosus, a major weed of many crops. 0000003807 00000 n Control Mowing can suppress spiny pigweed growth and seed Introduction Amaranthus spinosus L. (Amaranthaceae) is a common weed found by roadsides, in waste places, fields, and cul … Global_description: Amaranthus spinosus is an erect, many-branched annual herb growing up to 1.5 m. Control The herbicides Telar (chlorsulfuron) and Milestone and GrazonNext HL (both possessing aminopyralid as the The stems are green or reddish-purple in colour and can be hairless (i.e. 'Stickerweed' is the west Kentucky slang term for spiny amaranth, Amaranthus spinosus. 0000020616 00000 n A. spinosus is very rich in proteins (12.6 �>K������j�u-�0:M�߻����R��z�t� Spiny amaranth is primarily a weed of pastures and hay fields, and occurs less often in agronomic crops and turfgrass. y"� endstream endobj startxref 0 %%EOF 180 0 obj <>stream Origins: Native to tropical America (Randall, 2002). endstream endobj 207 0 obj <>stream H�\��N�@F�y���CK�YMH�j�b�(L+�]Ȗ^�흏�h" �Yvf8�N�ڬ7�]���f���w�Mz�ϩQ��C�y�ڮfӳ9�C�[��r����>�*����iLwu��;����j���]}���.ߞ��K�G7s˥kuo����>�˧��Mk��x������ˠ���s�4}���n4��Y5�k�G�������B���7�uʪ��� �%�{�ߒo�w�;�#�>T-��`\����0.S"���rz��%�k������ͳ�GM�\�\Ogga}A}a� ^/����= �? 0000086056 00000 n Precautions of Amaranthus Spinosus Health benefits of Amaranthus spinosus are actually very high compared to any other herbal medicine from its calcium properties. ��\}�!�/2 o�[�x'�. 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Amaranthus spinosus leaves and young plants are collected for home consumption as a cooked, steamed or fried vegetable, especially during periods of drought. Native to tropical regions of the New World, Amaranthus spinosus is now an introduced weed in many areas far outside its original range. �7!�d2�&L�]�&%�`�%�9&���]��+|e�V�F���[']�* �ٰ�9d%^�xN�fk��޳�aN_��CG�^�G��x��P� ��%K~�^���k��s�M�I�o �U��r �i]�0g������ �^�&�u����Tmۓ#BJ �N_��dߛ5G�F���c���v����W��'B�&�f��~i���\��c0x6��� cԞ1�{8 195 38 Leaves alternate and are a dull green. Caracas, Venezuela: Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela, 860 pp. It isn't as common as its relative A. hybridus here in the Midwest. The susceptibility of the following Amaranthus species to post-emergence applied herbicides was evaluated: A. deflexus, A. hybridus, A. retroflexus, A. spinosus and A. viridis.The herbicides were: trifloxysulfuron-sodium and chlorimuron-ethyl. 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Spiny amaranth is most prevalent in high traffic and bareground areas, such as feeding and watering areas, but can quickly move throughout ... difficult to control due to a long germination period, rapid and large growth, prolific seed Spiny Amaranth Amaranthus spinosus L. Classification and Description Spiny amaranth, also known as hogweed, spiny pig-weed, spiny carelessweed, or stickerweed, is an erect summer annual that is a member of the pigweed family (Amaranthaceae). �J� The nutritional value of Amaranthus spinosus is comparable to that of other vegetable amaranths.Amaranthus leaves contain per 100 g edible portion: water 84.0 g, energy 176 kJ (42 kcal), protein 4.6 g, fat 0.2 g, carbohydrate 8.3 g, fibre 1.8 g, Ca 410 mg, P 103 mg and Fe 8.9 mg (Leung, W.-T.W., Busson, F. & Jardin, C., 1968). ( 30 ) • Antidepressant: Study evaluated the antidepressant activity of methanolic extract of A. spinosus on Forced Swimming Test (FST) and Tail Suspension Test (TST) models. Alternate names Spiny Pigweed. ��Y�߁�!�>�_��d�G� Q��� Native to the lowland tropics in the Americas, spiny amaranth has spread through tropical and subtropical latitudes around the world (Holm et al., 1991), has become a major weed of rice in the Philippines (Chauhan and Johnson, 2009), and is moving into temperate regions in the United States. �*X��Y�����}������|�x�n�V�͊`0�������d�_.z�4[DK��7{+{i Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela (New catalogue of the vascular flora of Venezuela). There are several weeds that it is nearly impossible to eliminate and this is one of them. At higher concentration (20%) significant reduction of 44.8% to 73.1% and 39.9% to 64.64% were observed in leaf and stem extract of Cassia tora, Amaranthus spinosus, Xanthium strumarium and Cassia sericea as compared to control. Hokche O; Berry PE; Huber O, 2008. %PDF-1.4 %���� A leafy, many-branched plant, often with reddish stems, and pairs of sharp spines at the stem nodes. 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Distribution: Cosmopolitan in warm temperate and tropical regions but increasingly found in temperate Amaranthus spinosus root, 250g of Talinum triangulare root, 500g of Talinum triangulare root, ... Amaranthus spinosus and Talinum Triangulare. Leaves 0000006300 00000 n Amaranthus spinosus Leaf Meal as Potential Dietary Protein Source in the Practical Diets for Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) ... Clarias gariepinus fingerlings fed with the control diet (diet 1) had the highest weight gain while diet 5 had the poorest weight gain. endstream endobj 208 0 obj <>stream endstream endobj 204 0 obj <> endobj 205 0 obj <> endobj 206 0 obj <>stream Conversely, if residual control cannot be obtained, then low-cost options must be found so that multiple applications can be made each season. 0000009086 00000 n Catkin-like cymes of densely packed flowers grow in summer or autumn. Plant Details Taxonomy: Amaranthus spinosus L. 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