Para grass is a semi-aquatic plant and a common weed in many cane-growing areas. Para grass has been used in tropical locations as a fodder species, especially as a ponded pasture in beef production.
|Scientific name||Urochloa mutica|
The best form of weed control is prevention. Treat weed infestations when they are small - do not allow weeds to establish.
See the para grass fact sheet (PDF, 200KB) for herbicide control and application rates.
There is no biological control agent available for this plant.