Related to gramineous: aspersion


1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of grasses.
2. Of or belonging to the grass family.

[From Latin grāmineus, grassy, from grāmen, grāmin-, grass.]


(ɡrəˈmɪnɪəs) or


(Plants) resembling a grass; grasslike
[C17: from Latin grāmineus of grass, grassy, from grāmen grass]


(grəˈmɪn i əs)

1. grasslike.
2. belonging to the grass family of plants.
[1650–60; < Latin grāmineus=grāmin-, s. of grāmen grass + -eus -eous]
gra•min′e•ous•ness, n.
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FAW females prefer to lay their eggs on gramineous crops such as corn, wheat, sorghum, rice, and taro.
The CP and ME of the cold season gramineous forage grass were 120.3 g/kg DM and 7.78 MJ/kg DM, respectively [30].
Refinement of the taxonomic structure of 16srxi and 16srxiv phytoplasmas of gramineous plants using multilocus sequence typing.
In addition to mineral fertilization, conventional breeding, and transgenic plants, intercropping between dicots and gramineous species would be the key to biofortification of some staple crops.
Setaria viridis is an annual gramineous herbaceous plant with whisker-like roots, which are typical of the supporting roots of tall plants, and has a good ability to strengthen clay loams and loosened sandy loams that are rich in humus.
There is gramineous and herb succession stage at crown forest fire plot.
This species is signaled by [14] on the gramineous such as Hordeum vulgare, Lycium arabicum and Zea mays.
pilosa is outstanding in phosphorous extraction (Cury et al., 2013), while gramineous plants can presented rapid root system formation and soil occupation (Silva et al., 2013).
This insect prefers to oviposit and feed on gramineous plants, both weeds and crops (Capinera 2006).