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Definition of the noun agrostis

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noun - plural: -

  1. annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)

Phrases with Agrostis

  1. agrostis alba
  2. Agrostis Dura
  3. Agrostis Java
  4. Agrostis laxa
  5. Agrostis nana
  6. Agrostis Rara
  7. Agrostis Rata
  8. Agrostis Rura
  9. Agrostis Aenea
  10. Agrostis ampla
  11. Agrostis arcta
  12. Agrostis Arida
  13. Agrostis cinna
  14. Agrostis davyi
  15. Agrostis Densa
  16. Agrostis Dubia
  17. Agrostis Dyeri
  18. Agrostis elata
  19. Agrostis flava
  20. Form Agrostis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agrostis

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Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

AGROSTIs is a genus of Grasses, which will thrive in a barren sandy soil, where few other kinds will succeed; the species are therefore in much estimation, particularly A. stolonifem ; and increase plentifully by the runners which they put out at ...

Google previewBiology of Plants (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrostis is a genus of over ...

Google previewBulletin (1904)

by West of Scotland Agricultural College

Agrostis is the prevailing grass ...

Google previewTransactions (1905)

With Premiums Offered by the Society by Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland

Agrostis is the prevailing grass ...

Google previewThe London Quarterly Review (1868)

by William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison

Agrostis is the first genus in alphabetical order, and one of the last in value. Its varieties are termed bent grasses, none of which are otherwise than a troublesome weed on the land, and very difficult to exterminate. A full description of the most ...

Google previewResource Competition (2012)


For the four species considered here, the best competitors, Andropogon and Schizachyrium, produce few seeds and are relatively slow growing, while the fecund, rapidly growing Agrostis is a poor competitor (Table 3.5). The apparent ...

Google previewGardeners Chronicle & New Horticulturist (1891)

The Agrostis is a pretty and very useful grass for decoration of the drawing-room in the winter season. B. DOUBTFUL HARDY PLANT8 IN NORTH NOTTS — — Of plants which are of doubtful hardiness, Pancratium illyricum has lived with ...

Google previewLife , Science of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrostis is a genus of over 100 species belonging to the grass family Poaceae, commonly referred to as the bent grasses. Among this group are some of the main traditional lawn grasses. Bioremediation is the use of any organism metabolism ...

Google previewUnderstanding Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrostis is a genus of over 100 species belonging to the grass family Poaceae, commonly referred to as the bent grasses. Among this group are some of the main traditional lawn grasses. Frequencydependent selection is the term given to an ...

Google previewEconomic Botany, Plants in our World (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrostis is a genus of over 100 species belonging to the grass family Poaceae, commonly referred to as the bent grasses. Among this group are some of the main traditional lawn grasses. Carpobrotus edulis is native to South Africa. It is also ...

Google previewLife, The Science of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agrostis is a genus of over 100 species belonging to ...

Google previewThe Living World (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Agrostis is a genus of over 100 species belonging to the grass family Poaceae, commonly referred to as the bent grasses. Among this group are some of the main traditional lawn grasses. Agrostis stolonifera is a perennial grass species in the ...

Google previewGenetics, Genomics and Breeding of Forage Crops (2016)

by Hongwei Cai, Toshihiko Yamada, Chittaranjan Kole

The genus Agrostis is a polyploidy series with high levels of outcrossing that has created a very complex speciation history and limits the progress that can be made using genomics technologies. The genus Poa is widespread throughout the ...

Google previewBiodiversity in a Changing Climate (2015)

Linking Science and Management in Conservation by Terry Louise Root, Kimberly R. Hall, Mark P. Herzog, Christine A. Howell

At the Tennessee Valley site, Festuca is a native perennial bunch grass and Agrostis is a native perennial rhizomatous grass. Error bars represent ±1 standard error. FIGURE 10.5: Annual productivity and soil respiration for native perennial.

Google previewPlant Pathology V1 (2012)

The Diseased Plant by James G. Horsfall

unpalatable to sheep in New Zealand (Cruickshank, The nematode Anguina agrostis is a common parasite of grass seed, particularly of chewings fescue (F ...

Google previewThe national cyclopædia of useful knowledge (1884)

by National cyclopaedia

AGROSTIS is a genus of Grasses, consisting of a considerable number of species with loose-branched capillary panicles of flowers and a creeping habit. The upper glume is smaller than the lower ; the flowers have hairs at the base, and are ...

Google previewA General Natural History: Or, New and Accurate Descriptions of the Animals, Vegetables, and Minerals of the Various Parts of the World; with the Virtues, and Uses, in Medecine and Mechanics ... by John Hill .. (1773)

A history of plants. By John Hill

the Agrostis is a glume, consisting of two valves, and inclosing a ' 'single flower 5 it is of an acuminated figure. The corolla is also of an acuminated figure, and composed of two valves: it is scarce so long as the cup, and one of the valves is ...

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Agrostis verticii.lata, with straight panicle, interrupted by radiated rigid verticilli or whorls. Agrostis stricta, with stiff' panicle, having flowers, and an erect culm. Agrostis linearis, with subqua- lern digitated spikes; and adpressed alternate, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Agrostis stolonifera Ornamental Cloud. Agrostis nebulosa and A. pulehella Otago Tu pak. Carex oppressa Fainted. Phalaris arundinacea variegata Pampas, ...

Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

The Agrostis canina, var. mutica, Awnless variety of brown bent; Trichodium caninum muticum (Schrader), Creeping-stalked brown bent, is the most common grass on deep bogs, even where they are subject to be under water for six months in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

AGROSTIS. Dun John ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Anguina agrostis. a nematode that infests the seeds and hay of Festuca rubra commuta- ta, q.v. It has caused fatalities in sheep, cattle, and other types of livestock. Common signs in sheep and cattle are tremors, ataxia, and collapse. Anguina.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

lachnantha ( Agrostis huttoniae (Hack.) C.E. Hubb.; Agrostis lachnantha Nees. var. glabra Goossens & Papendorf) English: South African bent grass Southern Africa: bandgras, ...

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia (1849)

Or a General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, &c by John Marius Wilson

broad-leaved dock, Rumex obtusi- folius, — amphibious persicaria, Polygonum am- phibium, — great-nettle, Urtica dioica, — marsh bent grass, Agrostis alba, — common oat-like grass, Arrhenatherum avenaceum, — creeping soft grass, ...

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