Working with Bromus tectorum in Pinus ponderosa (ponderosa pine) forests using a greenhouse experiment, Pierson and Mack (1990), similarly to our study, found that emergence with and without 1.
Several studies with Bromus tectorum, for example, have examined effects of burying packets or capsules filled with seeds on the viability and germinability of the seed when exhumed (e.
Gleichsner and Appleby (1989), for instance, suggested that tillage be used to bury seeds in western Oregon agricultural fields for reducing Bromus tectorum emergence.
Now, the rapid advance of Bromus tectorum
, a weedy Eurasian grass inadvertently introduced to the United States about a century ago, is igniting concern about the future of the West's sagebrush steppe and pinyon/juniper woodlands.
in Bromus tectorum
(Poaceae): differentiation in the eastern United
Chatterton and colleagues at the ARS Forage and Range Research Laboratory have shown that Bromus tectorum
, an aggressive weed commonly known as cheatgrass, relies on special carbohydrates called fructans to help the plant grow.
Bromus tectorum, a biotic cause of ecosystem impoverishment in the Great Basin.
Surface soil physical and hydrological characteristics in Bromus tectorum L.
However, in a study of an ecotone between a Juniperus osteosperma woodland and a disturbed area dominated by the weedy, annual grass Bromus tectorum
, lagomorphs deposited most seeds within or directly adjacent to the woodland, with juniper seed density declining rapidly with distance from the woodland (Schupp et al.
These include Aegilops cylindrica, Bromus racemosus, Bromus tectorum
, Camelina microcarpa, Galium mollugo, Glycine max, Hordeum pusillum, Papaver dubium, Silene latifolia, Triticum aestivum, and Zea mays.