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goose·grass

 (go͞os′grăs′)
n.
Any of several plants used as food for geese or having a seedhead resembling a bird's foot, especially cleavers, silverweed, or the weedy grass Eleusine indica.

goosegrass

(ˈɡuːsˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) another name for cleavers
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goosegrass

[ˈguːsˌgrɑːs] nattaccamani m inv, attaccavesti m inv
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In Study 2, the following weeds were identified: Oryza sativa, barnyard grass (Echinochloa spp.), goosegrass [Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.] and Panicum maximum (Poaceae Family); rice flatsedge (Cyperus iria L.) and Cyperus esculentus (Cyperaceae family); joint vetch (Aeschynomene denticulata Rudd.) (Fabaceae family); and alligator weed [Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb] (Amaranthaceae family).
Southern crabgrass, goosegrass, pigweed species, lambs quarter and nutsedges can outcompete plant growth early in the season, and reduce yield and harvest efficiency.
Competitive ability of corn in coexistence with goosegrass. Planta Daninha.31: 281-289.
Pyroxasulfone controls Amaranthus spp., Lolium spp., Urochloa spp., goosegrass (Eleusine indica L.), crowfootgrass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium L.), and Digitaria spp.
Southern sandspur Eleusine indica Goosegrass Poaceae Richardia brasiliensis Brazilian calla-lily Rubiaceae Solanum americanum Glossy nightshade Solanaceae Table 4.
Cymbopogon Lemon grass Bawing whole plant citratus (DC.) Stapf Eleusine Goosegrass Rambiyowa roots indica (L.) (often used Gaertn with roots of T ambda) leaves Imperata Speargrass Bros roots cylindrica L.
On the positive side, pigeons also eat pernicious seeds such as charlock, goosegrass, chickweed and dock seeds, and sparrows a multitude of insects.
To reveal effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate in the populations of goosegrass (Eleusine indica) known to have resistance to this herbicide, two biotypes of goosegrass, a resistant (R) and a susceptible (S) biotype, were analyzed after exposed to ambient (400 mol mol-1) and elevated CO2 (800 mol mol-1) for 25 d.
Several other common weeds in orchards and vineyards, including Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri), three-spike goosegrass (Eleusine tristachya) and witchgrass (Panicum capillare), are suspected to have evolved resistance to glyphosate; preliminary research trials by UC researchers and California State University, Fresno, collaborators have been initiated to verify and characterize the putative resistant populations.
Common weed species infesting the experimental site during both the years were horse purslane (Trianthema portulacastrum L.), crowfootgrass [Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.], goosegrass (Eleusine indica L.), and sedges (Cyperus spp.).
Think first of summer, annual weeds, both grassy and broadleaved, such as crabgrass, goosegrass, black medic, common knotweed and spotted spurge.
And Cleavers, which has the nicknames Goosegrass and Sticky Willies, has been used in health recipes dating back to Roman times.