genus Lolium

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Noun1.genus Lolium - darnelgenus Lolium - darnel; ryegrass      
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
rye grass, ryegrass - any of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses
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In the genus Lolium, the normal chromosomal complement is characterized by seven pairs of chromosomes, which present disjunction and regular segregation during meiosis (KLEIJER, 1982; FARUQI et al., 1987; DEVESA et al., 1990a; GOHIL & KOUL, 1990; DUCKERT-HENRIOD, 1991).
The ryegrasses are group of eight species in the genus Lolium and they are closely related to the grasses in the genus Festuca.
This decrease of the initial efficiency of the genus Lolium can help, in later success ional stages, to avoid its dominance, which arise in good conditions at the expense of plant diversity (Andres et al.