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Table 1 Plant species grown in water and along water banks in Nyalenda

From: Development of environmental tools for anopheline larval control

Category of plants Plant species
a) Plants grown along the water banks
(i) Food crops Zea mays, Phaseolus vulgaris, Phaseolus aureas, Elucine coracana, Sorghum sativum, Musa paradisiaca, Brassica spp (eg Kales), Colocasia esculenta, Manihot esculenta, Ipomea batatas, Lycopersicon sp, Saccharum officinarum, Cucurbita spp.
(i) Non food crops Pennisetum purpureum, Digitaria scalarum, Cynodon nlemfuensis, Cyperus rotundus, Commelina spp, Ricinus communis.
b) Plants growing in water
(i) Emergent plants Colocasia esculenta, Digitaria scalarum, Cynodon nlemfuensis, Cyperus rotundus, Oryza sativa,
(i) Floating plants Azolla filiculoides, Spirogyra spp, Rhodophyte spp,
Phaeophyte spp