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meadow fescue

n.
A perennial grass (Festuca pratensis) native to Europe, grown for forage and hay.
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meadow fescue

n
(Plants) an erect Eurasian perennial grass, Festuca pratensis, with lustrous leaves and stem bases surrounded by dark brown sheaths
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mead′ow fes`cue


n.
a European fescue, Festuca pratensis, of the grass family, grown for pasture in North America.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.meadow fescue - grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawnsmeadow fescue - grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Festuca, genus Festuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
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Changes in plasmalemma K+[Mg.sup.2+]-ATPase dephosphorylating activity and [H.sup.+] transport in relation to freezing tolerance and seasonal growth of Festuca pratensis Huds, Journal of Plant Physiology 165: 825-832.
Field sites sampled were dominated by sericea (Lespedeza cuneata) and fescue (Festuca pratensis).
caerulea was a co-dominant species along with mesophytic grass species of Arrhenateretalia, e.g., Helictotrichon pubescens, Festuca pratensis, Briza media.
Mendel's I locus seems homologous to "staygreen" (sgr) in meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis) and the model mustard Arabidopsis thaliana, with additional equivalents in maize, sorghum, and rice.
Beauv., Festuca pratensis Hudson., Dactylis glomerata L., and Trifolium repens L.
Simple sequence repeat and EST-SSR markers have been developed from tall rescue (Festuca arundinacea L.) (Saha et al., 2004, 2005a), ryegrasses (Jones et al., 2001, 2002a; Kubik et al., 1999), meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) (Aim et al., 2003).
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rhenana exhibited root compensatory growth when consumed by Agapeta and Cyphocleonas achates (which is another root herbivore used as a biocontrol) and that the compensatory response was affected by soil nitrogen content and competition from Festuca pratensis.
Fodder galega was Cambisols Dactylis glomerata, sown in organic crop Festuca pratensis rotation in 2001.
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