poaceous

poaceous

(pəʊˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the plant family Poaceae (grasses)
[C18: via New Latin from Greek poa grass]
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Biological, serological and molecular comparisons of potyviruses infecting poaceous plants in Iran.
Domestication of poaceous cereal crops such as maize (corn), wheat, rice, barley, and millet lies at the foundation of sedentary living and civilization around the world, and the Poaceae still constitute the most economically important plant family in modern times, providing forage, building materials (bamboo, thatch) and fuel (ethanol), as well as food.
A dune starts to form when sand is deposited around a recently germinated plant--for example, a seedling of the poaceous grass Agropyron junceiforme.
In addition, the following are new poaceous hosts for rust fungi in Pakistan: P.