Japanese hop


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Noun1.Japanese hop - ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated foliage
hops, hop - twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
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(1.) Duane Falk of the University of Guelph offered the paper "Application of RFLP Technology in Assessing Malting and Brewing Quality in Barley." (2.) Atsushi Murakami of Kirin shared findings on "New Japanese Hop Varieties with High Alpha-Acids Content." (3.) Norman Kendall, of the Brewing & Malting Research Institute, addressed the ASBC on the subject of breeding for quality in Canadian malt barley.
In addition to the aforementioned Pajasan, the species Acacia saligna, Triadica sebifera and Prosopis juliflora were approved; grasses (Andropogon virginicus, Cortaderia jubata, Ehrharta calycina), which complement other invasive plant species (Japanese hops Humulus scandens, Lespedeza cuneate,
Only one other species, Japanese hops (Humulus japonicus L.), an annual, exists.

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