meadow fescue

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meadow fescue

n.
A perennial grass (Festuca pratensis) native to Europe, grown for forage and hay.

meadow fescue

n
(Plants) an erect Eurasian perennial grass, Festuca pratensis, with lustrous leaves and stem bases surrounded by dark brown sheaths

mead′ow fes`cue


n.
a European fescue, Festuca pratensis, of the grass family, grown for pasture in North America.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.meadow fescue - grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawnsmeadow fescue - grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Festuca, genus Festuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
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Fodder galega was Cambisols Dactylis glomerata, sown in organic crop Festuca pratensis rotation in 2001.
Festuca pratensis carries a number of valuable traits for adaptation to harsh winter conditions that can be introgressed into Lolium to improve its winter hardiness (Humphreys et al.
rhenana exhibited root compensatory growth when consumed by Agapeta and Cyphocleonas achates (which is another root herbivore used as a biocontrol) and that the compensatory response was affected by soil nitrogen content and competition from Festuca pratensis.
In Lolium perenne and Festuca pratensis (genetically related species with Lolium) and other 260 species belonging to the Poaceae family, the B's disjunction control and mitosis seem to be involved in a similar genetic controlling system presenting a transacting element as its base (BOSEMARK, 1956; JONES & REES, 1982; JONES, 1995; JONES & PASAKINSKIENE, 2005).
Chromosome substitutions and recombination in the amphiploid kolium perenne x Festuca pratensis cv.
The frequency of aneuploids and performance of spaced plants in two autotetraploid populations of Festuca pratensis.
Entries were Festuca pratensis (W6 17784), Lolium perenne (W6 9344), and Pseudoroegneria spicata (PI 236681).