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Agrostis nigra

Definition of the noun Agrostis nigra

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Agrostis nigra is a species of Agrostis gigantea.

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

Agrostis nigra With.; Agrostis praticola Klokov; Agrostis sabulicola Klokov; Agrostis semi-nuda Knapp; Agrostis stolonifera f. aristigera Fernald; Agrostis stolonifera f. diffusa (Host) Maire & Weiller; Agrostis stolonifera subsp. gigantea Gaudin ex Sch. & Martens; Agrostis stolonifera subsp. gigantea (Roth) Schübl. & G. Martens; Agrostis stolonifera subsp. gigantea (Roth) Maire & Weiller; Agrostis stolonifera subsp.

Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia (1860)

Embracing All the Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry, and the Use of Mineral, Vegetable and Animal Manures, with Descriptions and Figures of American Insects, Injurious to Vegetation : Being a Complete Guide for the Cultivation of Every Variety of Garden and Field Crops : Illustrated by Numerous Engravings of Grasses, Grains, Animals, Implements, Insects, Etc by Cuthbert William Johnson, Gouverneur Emerson

The Agrostis nigra, or black couch grass of Withering. Though a later growing jjrass, it is less productive than the Agrostis alba. It is subject to the rust, a peculiar disease which dries up the extremities of the leaves and gives it an unsightly appearance. Simple ploughing will be found ineffectual to root out this weed in clayey soils. It will be found ultimately the cheapest and most expeditious mode of extirpating it to follow the plough and fork out the roots.

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)

by John Marius Wilson

Agrostis repens, creeping-rooted bent or white creeping bent—called by Withering Agrostis nigra or black couch grass—often grows on pasture and corn- fields, takes powerful hold of the soil, has a pertinaciously stoloniferous habit, and gives great trouble and vexation as a weed. So exceedingly vivacious is it that the least particle of root or stolon will become a plant; and so penetrating and ramified in its intertexture with the soil, that ploughing will not erase it from clayey land, and ...

Google previewThe Farmer's and Planter's Encyclopaedia of Rural Affairs (1851)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry

The Agrostis nigra, or black couch yrass of Withering. Though a later growing grass, it is less productive than the Agroslis alba. \: is subject to the rust, a peculiar disease which dries up the extremities of the leaves and gives it an unsightly appearance. Simple ploughing will be found ineffectual to root out this weed in clayey soils. It will be found ultimately the cheapest and most expeditious mode ...

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