Aegilops


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Noun1.AEgilops - goat grassAegilops - goat grass        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
Aegilops triuncalis, goat grass - European grass naturalized as a weed in North America; sharp-pointed seeds cause injury when eaten by livestock
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Modern bread wheat originated around 10,000 years ago in the region of modern-day Turkey from a cross between durum wheat and a wild grass (Aegilops tauschii), while the grain we call spelt stems from cultivated emmer and various types of bread wheat.
The multiple origins of aluminium resistance in hexaploid wheat include Aegilops tauschii and more recent cis mutations to TaALMT1.
Du cote negatif s'installent les taxons le plus contributifs, de nature biologique variees: geophyte (Arisarum vulgare -1.69), hemicryptophyte (Sedum acre -1.54) associes aux therophytes (Aegilops triuncialis -2.04, Trifolium stellatum -1.69) indiquant ainsi un gradient croissant pre-foret allant du cote positif au cote negatif.
The present study was conducted using wild diploid (2n = 2x = 14) predominantly cross-pollinated, but self-compatible, goatgrass, Aegilops speltoides Tausch (sect.
to other related species, such as Aegilops tauschii, Triticum turgidum, and Psathyrostachys huashanica was demonstrated.
Categories of resistance to green bug (Homoptera;Aphididae) biotype in Aegilops tauschii germplasm, J.
Effects of drought on photosynthetic parameters and heat stability of PSII in wheat and in Aegilops species originating from dry habitats.
He explains: "The longest dictionary word with letters in alphabetical order is usually quoted as AEGILOPS, a genus of grasses (Webster's 3rd).
However, in Aegilops mutica Bs were remarkably seen only within aerial tissues and not in roots, leading to the questioning if B chromosomes could also occur in aerial parts of tissues of grapes.