Deenanath Grass is an annual tufted grass, rarely perennial in subsp. unispiculum. Grass culms are herbaceous; reaching a height of 30-150 cm; leaves hairy, 5-25 cm long and 4-15 mm wide, arranged in two rows.
Widely available in this location, it is ideal for livestock feed and can be sustainably cultivated on small plots of land.
Thus desho is becoming increasingly utilized, along with various soil and water conservation techniques, as a local method of improving grazing land management and combating a growing productivity problem of the local region.