agrostology


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ag·ros·tol·o·gy

 (ăg′rə-stŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of grasses.

[Greek agrōstis, a kind of wild grass (from agros, field; see agro-) + -logy.]

ag′ros·tol′o·gist n.

agrostology

(ˌæɡrəˈstɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Botany) the branch of botany concerned with the study of grasses
[C19: from Greek agrōstis a type of grass + -logy]

agrostology

the branch of systematic botany that studies grasses. Also called graminology.agrostologist, n.
See also: Grasses
the branch of systematic botany that studies grasses. Also called graminology.agrostologist, n. — agrostologic, agrostological, adj.
See also: Botany
Translations
agrostologija
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Legumes were collected from the Agrostology Field Laboratory of Bogor Agricultural University.
A team of authors and illustrators who have collaborated on earlier grass guides introduce the guide to Wisconsin grasses with chapters on morphology: grass structure, agrostology: the study of grasses, grasses in Wisconsin plant communities, and keys to the grass genera of Wisconsin.