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Noun1.Agropyron - perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrassAgropyron - perennial grasses of temperate and cool regions: wheatgrass; dog 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
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
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However, the sensitivity of plants to salinity is species and cultivar dependent, and often salt tolerant plants such as Atriplex, Agropyron, and Distichlis are used in revegetation of bauxite residues (Fuller and Richardson 1986; Wong and Ho 1994a).
In contrast, the cover of introduced graminoids was highest in the control areas compared to the other two habitat types, which could partly be due to the relatively high number of introduced Agropyron aistatum (Appendix 1).
(2010), quienes encontraron que el tratamiento hormonal mejoro el porcentaje y tasa de germinacion de semillas de Agropyron elongatum deterioradas en condiciones de sequia controlada.
Common vegetation included prairie junegrass (Koeleria macrantha), indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans), needle and thread grass (Hesperostipa comata), brome (Bromus spp.), wheat grass (Agropyron spp.), and alfalfa (Medicago sativa).
Species seeded at Zap in 1976 were the perennial, cool-season grasses Russian wildrye (RWR; Psathyrostachys juncea) and crested wheatgrass (CWG; Agropyron cristatum) and spring wheat (Triticum aestivum).
Wong, "Growth of Agropyron elongatum in a simulated nickel contaminated soil with lime stabilization," Science of the Total Environment, vol.
Other research has found success in seeding both pubescent and crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.) for weed suppression (Blank et al.
Sampled plants included the following forage types and genera: shrubs (Artemisia, Chrysothamnus, Eriogonum, Krascheninnikovia, Salix, Sarcobatus); forbs (Alyssum, Atriplex, Phlox); grasses (Agropyron, Bromus, Oryzopsis, Poa); sedges-rushes (Carex); conifers (Juniperus); and lichens.
Grasses, their ethnobotanical uses and ecological characteristics in Kalash valley, Hindukush range, district Chitral, Pakistan S# Grass name 1 Agropyron semicostatum Nees ex Steud 2 Agrostis viridis Gouan.
This study was designed to determine P, K, Ca, Mg and Na mineral accumulations in Agropyron elongatum, Chloris gayana, Cynodon dactylon and Festuca arundinacea species grown on control (non-saline and non-alkaline), highly saline, highly alkaline and highly saline-alkaline soils, and to check whether the obtained fodders meet mineral requirements of animals.
In TS, the highest and the lowest moisture were found in Thalictrum aquilegifolium at 63.33% and Agropyron cristatum at 47.34% of FM.