Kentucky blue grass


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a species of grass (Poa pratensis) which has running rootstocks and spreads rapidly. It is valuable as a pasture grass, as it endures both winter and drought better than other kinds, and is very nutritious.
(Bot.) a valuable pasture and meadow grass (Poa pratensis), found in both Europe and America. See under Blue grass.

See also: Blue grass, Kentucky

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Turf grasses in California typically are fescue or Bermuda grass species, instead of the Kentucky blue grass that is common in Utah where we are from.
Oralair works against five types of grass pollen common in the United States: Sweet Vernal, Orchard, Perennial Rye, Timothy and Kentucky Blue Grass. The drug has been approved for people ages 10 to 65 and will be available in May.
Pill and Necker [21] who reported that matriprimed compared to non-primed resulted in greater shoot dry weights in Kentucky blue grass. The probable reason for early emergence of the primed seed may be due to the completion of pre-germinative metabolic activities making the seed ready for radicle protrusion and the primed seed germinated soon after planting compared with untreated dry seed [22].
Cultivars evaluated included: 5 bermudagrasses ('Baby', 'GN1', 'TifSport', 'Tifton 10' and 'Tifway'); 6 Buffalograsses ('609', 'Bison', 'Density', 'Legacy', 'Prairie' and 'Texoka'); 5 Texas x Kentucky blue grass hybrids ('Reveille', TX-KY 00-31-18, TX KY 00-34-2, TX-KY 01-59-6, TX-KY 01-59-9 and TX-KY 00-64-21); 6 St Augustinegrass ('Bitter Blue', 'Delmar', 'Floralawn', 'Floratam', 'Raleigh' and 'Texas Common') and 6 zoysiagrass ('Cavalier', 'Crowne', 'DeAnza', 'El Toro', 'Palisades' and 'Zeon').
The tie was postponed earlier this month after torrential rain left the pitch - laid partly with Kentucky blue grass - flooded.
Customers can use their own artwork or photography or select from a dozen styles ranging from Kentucky blue grass to pebbles or whimsical figures.
Lawyers and aviation experts on Wednesday inspected runways and taxiways at Kentucky Blue Grass Airport where a Comair plane crashed last month.
The following year they obtained the proper equipment, grew about 20 acres of 100 per cent Kentucky Blue Grass and began selling it to local nurseries and contractors.
Handling Kentucky blue grass (Poa pratensis) or the snapdragon-like butter-and-eggs (Linaria vulgaris) presented no hardship.
Crops grown include canola, Kentucky Blue Grass, forage hay, wheat, alfalfa barley, and Timothy grass.
Lawns of drought-sensitive Kentucky blue grass dominate the lawn species throughout southern New England.
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