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n.1.(Bot.) A canelike grass of southern Europe (Arundo Donax), used for fishing rods, etc.
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Donax gouldii could be collected at more locations to provide both a larger data set and a finer spatial scale across which to examine the variability evident in the population.
Ecology and management of Arundo donax, and approaches to riparian habitat restoration in Southern California.
The species studied were clams (Callista chione, n = 25; Transanella pannosa, n = 6; Meretrix lyrata, n = 3; and Donax sp.
The target reed species common to the central marshes in Iraq are Phragmites australis and Arundo donax.
Fisler points out that one of the most invasive weeds in the canyons, Arundo Donax, is a cover for homeless encampments and is also a fire hazard, a big concern in arid San Diego.
Prominent grasses were Arundo donax, Phragmites karka, Themeda arundinacea, Sclerostachya fusca, Saccharum spontaneum, and Saccharum narenga.
Tamarisk and another pesky nonnative, the bamboolike Arundo donax, were imported during the Civil War era from Mediterranean countries for use in landscaping and to prevent erosion.
For instance, the article mentions Arundo donax as a "short perennial grass" with potential as a pulp source.
APPLICATION: This study investigated the influence of process variables on yield and properties of the ethanol-alkali pulps from Arundo donax to identify optimal cooking conditions.
digitata, Agave americana, Arundo donax, Bambusa polymorpha, B.
Scientific name Common Name Allium vineale L Field garlic, crow garlic Arundo donax L.