Eragrostis tef

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Noun1.Eragrostis tef - an African grass economically important as a cereal grass (yielding white flour of good quality) as well as for forage and hay
bay grass, love grass - any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
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[1.] Kebede H, Johnson RC and DM Frris Photosynthetic Response of Eragrostis tef. To Ketema, S.
The general objective of the study was to isolate, identify, and characterize lactic acid bacteria from fermented teff (Eragrostis tef) dough.
Esfeld et al., "Genome and transcriptome sequencing identifies breeding targets in the orphan crop tef (Eragrostis tef)," BMC Genomics, vol.
The only fully domesticated member of lovegrass (Eragrostis), teff (Eragrostis tef) seeds are less than one millimeter in diameter, about the size of a poppy seed, and range in color from white to reddish brown.
Ketema, "Phenotypic variations in Tef (Eragrostis tef) germplasm-morphological and agronomic traits," A Catalon Technical Manual 6, Institute of Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1993.
And because of the positive effects produced on the growth of tef (Eragrostis tef Zucc.
The best varieties recommended are Melinis nerviglumis, Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple majesty' and Eragrostis Tef 'Ruby silk'.
(1992) calculated genetic correlations among quantitative characters of Eragrostis tef (Zuec.) and found 'panicle weight' to be closely associated with 'primary tiller', thus an increase in dry mass production.
The test crops were sown after the final tillage in the same manner as RF (Table 2), except for tef (Eragrostis tef).
The AFLP technique has been successfully used to differentiate genetically populations or individuals within numerous species including tea (Camellia sinensis L.) (Paul et al., 1997), cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.) (Feng et al., 1997), tef (Eragrostis tef (Zucc) Trotter) (Bai et al., 1999), soybean (Lin et al., 1996), and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) (Barrett and Kidwell, 1998).
The cereal grain teff (Eragrostis tef [Zucc.] Trotter) is one of the major cereal crops of Ethiopia, where it is believed to have originated [1].
(2013) Transformation of tef (Eragrostis tef) by Agrobacterium through immature embryo regeneration system for inducing semi-dwarfism.