Latest Pooideae Stories
An article in the current issue of Weed Technology presents results of field tests to determine the most effective timing of residual herbicides for control of glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass.
A collaboration of plant and soil scientists from across the UK has shown a grass hybrid species could help reduce the impact of flooding.
After hiking in Oregon, a University of Oregon plant biologist suggests, people may want to brush off their shoes and comb through their dogs in an effort to curb the spread of an invasive grass that is expanding its range.
Invasive species cost an estimated $1.4 trillion annually in their environmental and economic impacts worldwide and are second only to habitat loss as a threat to biodiversity.
California's native grasses, already under pressure from invasive exotic grasses, are likely to be pushed aside even more as the climate warms.
At Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, Calif., a fierce battle is taking place under the oblivious, peeling noses of beachgoers.
For more than two decades, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have been developing new grasses and forages that can hold their own on the rugged rangelands of the western United States.
The International Brachypodium Initiative has completed the genome sequence of the wild grass Brachypodium distachyon.
A species of grass not seen since 1912 has been discovered growing on Santa Catalina Island off the Southern California coast, botanists say.
Symbol: AGFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48 I CAN I Synonyms: AGCRF Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. ssp. fragile (Roth) Á. Löve AGCRF2 Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn. var. fragile (Roth) Dorn AGFRM Agropyron fragile (Roth) P. Candargy ssp. mongolicum (Keng) D.R. Dewey AGFRS Agropyron fragile (Roth) P. Candargy ssp. sibiricum (Willd.) Melderis...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.