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Table 2 Five most abundant weed species at each cultivation frequency

From: The influence of cultivation frequency on weed species composition and diversity in flood recession farming in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

Cultivation frequency Species Family Rank of abundance
Uncropped Cyperus esculentus L. Cyperaceae 1
Cyperus latifolius L. Cyperaceae 2
Digitaria debilis(Desf.) Poaceae 3
Fimbristylis dichotoma(L.) Vahl Cyperaceae 4
Cyperus longus L. Cyperaceae 5
5 years Corchorus tridens L. Tiliaceae 1
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. Poaceae 2
Bulbostylis hispidula (Vahl) R.W.Haines Cyperaceae 3
Ipomea sinensis (Desr) Convolvulaceae 4
Heliotropium ovalifolium Forssk. Boraginaceae 5
10 years Cynodon dactylon (L.)Pers. Poaceae 1
Corchorus tridens L. Tiliaceae 2
Acanthospermum hispidum DC. Asteraceae 3
Sida cordifolia L. Malvaceae 4
Triumfetta pentendra A.Rich Malvaceae 5
15 years Corchorus tridens L. Tiliaceae 1
Ipomea sinensis (Desr.) Convolvulaceae 2
Panicum coloratum L. Poaceae 3
Bulbostylis hispidula (Vahl) R.W.Haines Cyperaceae 4
Cyperus articulatus L. Cyperaceae 5