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Johnson grass

or john·son·grass (jŏn′sən-grăs′)
n.
A tall rhizomatous perennial grass (Sorghum halepense) native to the Mediterranean region, sometimes cultivated for forage but widespread as a weed.

[After William Johnson (died 1859), American agriculturalist.]

Johnson grass

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johnsongrass

n
(Plants) a persistent perennial Mediterranean grass, Sorghum halepense, cultivated for hay and pasture in the US where it also grows as a weed. See also sorghum
[C19: named after William Johnson (died 1859), American agriculturalist who introduced it]
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Noun1.Johnson grass - tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodderJohnson grass - tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land
sorghum - economically important Old World tropical cereal grass
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Laboratory life table studies on the blackfaced leafhopper (Homoptera; Cicadellidae) on Johnsongrass and corn.
The negative electivity indices for seeds and/or foliage of Johnsongrass (-0.
Sphacelotheca holci, as it's called scientifically, is a natural fungus that attacks johnsongrass, a perennial weed that plagues many crops.
Among the grass and sedge weeds that Plateau controls are large crabgrass, rhizome and seedling Johnsongrass, sandbur, yellow and purple nutsedge and broadleaf signalgrass.
Although our data did not permit us to relate territories to grass patchiness spatially, overall we did not notice obvious patterns in territory settlement; there were two possible exceptions: (1) the only two blackbird territories in the Plowboy Bend redtop block were very close to blackbird territories on the adjoining no redtop block, from which forbs, shrubs, and Johnsongrass had spread into the redtop block (MAF pers.
Bicellular trichomes of johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) leaves morphology, histochemistry and function.
Lepus alleni was rarely encountered in thick, matted stands of Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) or tangled thickets of mesquites and other thorny plants such as lotewood and pricklypear.
Laboratory life table studies on the blackfaced leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) on Johnsongrass and corn.
Derigo is effective against more than 30 species of undesirable grasses, including johnsongrass, vaseygrass, marestail, dogfennel and giant foxtail, as well as more than 100 broadleaf weeds.
Seeds of Malva neglecta, barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) and Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) have been provided on natural gene bank of the Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Karaj Seed and Plant Centre.
For example, species such as johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense (L.
The dining table featured a series of centerpieces composed of umbrella palms, Johnsongrass, zinnias, Billy balls, split-leaf philodendron, and onion blooms from Joe's herb garden, along with rough pieces of Arkansas fieldstone.