• Common Name : Arrow grass

• Scientific Name : Cymbopogon cornifertiflorus

• Family : Poaceae

• Life cycle : Annual

• Morphological characters : Culms – erect and 60-70 cm tall, glabrous.

• Roots – Fibrous root system.

• Leaf blade – The leaves are Strip like. Green in color.

• Inflorescence – a terminal panicle of many slender branches arising from a narrow main axis, pale green or yellow, 20-30 cm long.

• Propagation : By Seeds.

• Agricultural importance : Compete for light, moisture, space, nutrients. Reduce the yield qualitatively and quantitatively.

• Uses : As a fodder for animals and can incorporate with soil for organic matter.

• Control measures : Hand weeding, Mechanical weeding and Chemical control – Round up.