downy brome


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downy brome

n.
An annual grass (Bromus tectorum) having hairy leaves, used as fodder and occurring as a weed in western North American grasslands. Also called cheatgrass.
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Noun1.downy brome - annual or winter annual grass with softly hairy leaves of the Mediterraneandowny brome - annual or winter annual grass with softly hairy leaves of the Mediterranean
brome, bromegrass - any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions
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Cheatgrass or Downy brome and grasses in the foxtail family are also major sources of infection.
Soil temperature and moisture effects on downy brome vs.
Among the dozens of plants that Plateau is labeled to control are such problem weeds as leafy spurge, Russian knapweed, Canada thistle, dalmatian toadflax, downy brome, cheatgrass and medusahead rye.
Sand burr, downy brome grass, squirrel-tail grass, poverty grass, mesquite, cocklebur and clover are some of the offending plants.
The research at El Reno focused on bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon, alone and with a scattering of senescent downy brome, Bromus tectorum, and yellow bristlegrass, Setaria glauca.
LOUIS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverick herbicide (sulfosulfuron) -- a unique herbicide that selectively controls cheatgrass, downy brome, and many winter annual broadleaf weeds -- successfully completed the federal regulatory review process necessary for full commercialization in the United States.
Because of an atypical weather pattern in southern Idaho during the winter of 2001-2002, growth of invasive downy brome was suppressed on all pastures during the first year of the study.