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2010-02-08 16:22:54

Around 30 to 40 million years ago, grasses on Earth underwent an epic evolutionary upheaval.

2009-08-21 15:54:44

Officials in Orlando, Fla., say a plan to replace St. Augustine grass on right-of-ways with a hardier variety will save taxpayers $340,000 a year. City leaders said the new Bahia grass slated to replace the current St.

2009-08-13 12:56:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- By investing a small amount of time and energy now, you can improve your lawn's good looks for fall and prime it for a green and glorious spring. Both warm and cool season grasses common in the U.S.

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2008-10-23 11:29:14

Cornell bioenergy plant experts are learning which field grasses are the best candidates for "dedicated energy" crops in the Northeast, considering the region's climate and soil conditions.

2008-09-21 09:00:17

By MARY REID BARROW By Mary Reid Barrow Correspondent So, you've spent most every summer weekend mowing your lawn. Now you're about to spend your fall weekends fertilizing and planting grass seed so you will have even more grass to mow next spring and summer.

2008-09-09 12:00:18

By BARRY FUGATT Consider this. It takes the same time and energy to mow an ugly, weedy lawn as it does to mow a lush and healthy one. Therefore, since we're going to mow either way, it only makes sense to keep the lawn green and pretty.

2008-08-20 03:00:25

By Nicolai, Nancy Smeins, Fred E; Cook, Jerry L ABSTRACT. - Vegetation composition is often dictated by grazing intensity in semiarid savannas; recovery following drought may depend on pre drought species composition.

2008-07-25 09:00:51

By Martin E. Comas, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jul. 25--MOUNT DORA When it comes to saving water, city leaders say it's time to practice what they preach -- starting with the front lawn at City Hall. In the past few weeks, workers have been busy replacing the city's water-thirsty St.

2008-07-19 12:00:28

Gardeners look forward to the county fair because it's an opportunity to show off the produce they have grown. County fairs throughout the area accept entries from 4-Her's and the general public in their horticulture divisions.

2008-07-19 06:00:20

By Doug Page Staff Writer UNION -- John Applegate doesn't want any of Union ending up in the Stillwater River. Toward that end, the Union native and longtime city manager has been paring away at the city's discharges from its sewage treatment plant.


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Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Greater Cane Rat, Thryonomys swinderianus
2012-05-16 12:22:36

The greater cane rat (Thryonomys swinderianus) is one of two species of cane rats found in Africa. They prefer to reside in reed beds or riverbanks south of the Saharan Desert. They have adapted well to urbanization and will also live on plantations. The nocturnal greater cane rat lives in small groups that are led by one alpha male and will make their burrows underground or in grasses. The diet of this cane rat consists of cane plants and grasses. When frightened, the greater cane rat will...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.