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barnyard grass

n.
Any of certain grasses in the genus Echinochloa, especially the annual species E. crus-galli, used sometimes for forage and widespread as a weed.
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barn′yard grass`


n.
a weedy, coarse grass, Echinochloa crus-galli, having a spikelike cluster of flowers.
[1835–45, Amer.]
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Noun1.barnyard grass - a coarse annual panic grassbarnyard grass - a coarse annual panic grass; a cosmopolitan weed; occasionally used for hay or grazing
Echinochloa, genus Echinochloa - annual or perennial succulent grasses of warm regions
millet - any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine
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difformis were applied at four concentrations (0.01, 0.03, 0.1 and 0.3 g dry weight [DW] equivalent extract/mL) on the seedling growth of eight test species namely, cress (Lepidum sativum L.), lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.), alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.), rapeseed (Brassica napus L.), Italian ryegrass, (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli L.), timothy (Phleum pratense L.) and sand fescue (Festuca megalura Nutt.).
Examples of grassy weeds in Pakistan include crabgrass, barnyard grass, hooraghass, green foxtail, annual bluegrass, tall fescue and quackgrass.
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Of the main annual grass weeds present in New Zealand maize crops [13], nicosulfuron provided good control of smooth witchgrass (Panicum dichotomiflorum) and barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) and suppression of most other annual and perennial grasses as well as many broadleaf weeds [12,4].
During the Fall 2001 sampling period, common cat-tail (Typha latifolia; 49.8%) and Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon; 12.7%) were the most important plants identified in the reference wetland, while frogfruit (Lippia nodiflora; 21.3%), Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense; 19.2%), and barnyard grass (Echinochloa muricata; 15.5%) were most important in the constructed wetland (Table 1).
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