slender wheatgrass

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Noun1.slender wheatgrass - North American grass cultivated in western United States as excellent forage cropslender wheatgrass - North American grass cultivated in western United States as excellent forage crop
wheatgrass, wheat-grass - a grass of the genus Agropyron
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Beauv.), slender wheatgrass (Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners), and smooth bromegrass (Bromus inermis Leyss)--at two locations in central Alaska.
In a separate 3-year study, Lundgren found that a winter cover crop (slender wheatgrass) increases the number of predators so dramatically that there are few corn rootworms left to eat the roots of corn seedlings when they sprout.
Awned slender wheatgrass is a native allotetraploid (2n = 28) with two genomes, designated St and H, and a self-fertile bunch-type perennial widely distributed across North America (Asay and Jensen, 1996).
The most frequendy encountered grasses were intermediate wheatgrass and smooth brome (Bromus inermis Leyss), whereas tall wheatgrass, slender wheatgrass (Elymus trachycauluss [Link] Gould ex Shinners), bristlegrass (Setaria spp), indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans L Nash), big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii vitman), and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) were rarely recorded.
Germplasm used to create the slender wheatgrass FirstStrike, which can rapidly establish itself on military training grounds, was obtained from several sites in Colorado and Wyoming.
One mix that's doing well combines the Logan laboratory's new RoadCrest crested wheatgrass and the lab's older Bozoisky Russian wildrye with the Army's own blend of natives like slender wheatgrass, Indian ricegrass, sideoats grama, and lovegrass.