Agropyron cristatum

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Noun1.Agropyron cristatum - Eurasian grass grown in United States great plains area for forage and erosion controlAgropyron cristatum - Eurasian grass grown in United States great plains area for forage and erosion control
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
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are retired agricultural fields planted with non-native crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum) to prevent soil erosion in the late 1930's during or shortly after the great drought of the 20th Century.
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).
Other research has found success in seeding both pubescent and crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.) for weed suppression (Blank et al.
Effects of fertilization on forage yield and quality of crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum L.
& Schult.) 42.5 41.3 52.5 59.6 Barkworth Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.
Lehm., Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn., Anemone cathayensis Kitag., and Elymus nutans Griseb.
Floristically these communities contain a number of Pontic and Pontic-Pannonian elements such as Agropyron cristatum subsp.
Large-scale wildfires have converted much sagebrush steppe into grasslands dominated by invasive cheatgrass Bromus tectorum and planted exotic crested wheatgrass Agropyron cristatum. Topography was intermittent rugged mountain ranges and hills separated by broad xeric valleys.
(2007) for example, in a cloud forest to the southwest of the Bogota Sabana in Colombia, obtained 60% decomposition after 365 days of experimenting with an initial 10 g of Agropyron cristatum, just 10% less than what was obtained in this research in only 45 days.
It has been recorded from the grasses Achnatherum coronatum (Thurb.) Barkworth, Agropyron sp., Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn., Agrostis sp., Calamovilfa longifolia (Hook.) Scribn., Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin., Festuca ovina L.