giant reed


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Noun1.giant reed - large rhizomatous perennial grasses found by riversides and in ditches having jointed stems and large grey-white feathery paniclesgiant reed - large rhizomatous perennial grasses found by riversides and in ditches having jointed stems and large grey-white feathery panicles
Arundo, genus Arundo - any of several coarse tall perennial grasses of most warm areas: reeds
reed - tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
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Yang was the first to quantify the infestations of the invasive giant reed along the Texas-Mexico border that threaten ecosystems and border security.
(Poaceae), also known as giant reed or carrizo cane, that is severely threatening riparian habitats throughout the southern half of the United States from California to Maryland and south into Mexico (Dudley 2000; Goolsby et al.
Long thick giant reed hang down from the cliff face on both sides of the waterfall, making it as poetic as a Chinese ink painting.
Several years ago, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists released two insect species as part of a biocontrol program to kill giant reed (Arundo donax).
Factors influencing invasion of giant reed (Arundo donax) in riparian ecosystems of Mediterranean-type climate regions.
The subject of all of this controversy that has been going on for years is the invasive aquatic plant species known by its Scientific Name "Arundo Donax" and common name "Giant Reed."
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of hydrothermal treatment of the giant reed particle (Arundo donax) used in the core layer, press closing time, and amount of almond shell powder used as an extender in the glue line between panel and veneer had on the bending properties of sandwich panel veneered by fir.
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Giant reed (Arundo donax) infesting a wetland area in Southern California.
Scientists bred it specifically as an "energy crop," a genre that includes the giant reed Arundo donax, napier grass, switchgrass, and hybrid poplar.