cocksfoot


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Synonyms for cocksfoot

widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass

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The effect of nitrogen fertilizer on the water-soluble carbohydrate content of perennial ryegrass and cocksfoot.
Its new standard paediatric investigation plan for allergen products for specific immunotherapy covers medicines for these allergens: a birch tree group: birch, alder, hazel, hornbeam, oak, chestnut, and beech; a grass group: Kentucky bluegrass, timothy, cocksfoot, fescue, sweet vernal, velvet, oat, barley, ryegrass, cultivated rye, wheat; and a mite group: house dust mites dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, and D.
Orchardgrass, a forage grass, is called cocksfoot in Europe.
Plots were planted with different combinations of four species: red clover, white clover, perennial ryegrass and cocksfoot.
The inter-relationships between heading date, yield, chemical composition and digestibility in varieties of perennial ryegrass, timothy, cocksfoot, and meadow fescue.
Seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever) Pollen from trees like the silver birch, ash, oak andLondon plane, and grasses such as timothy, rye, cocksfoot, meadow and fescue.
Effect of gibberellic acid on inflorescence production in cocksfoot plants with choke (Epichloe typhina).
A particularly popular variety is Cocksfoot, which has broad leaves making it easy to bite.
This a long-term mixture containing Lofa festulolium, late perennial ryegrass, cocksfoot, meadow fescue, timothy and white clover.
The proportion of Australia's grazing lands that has been sown to introduced plant species such as perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne), phalaris (Phalaris aquatica), tall fescue (Festuca arundinaceum) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) is surprisingly low--only ~5% in higher rainfall zones or where irrigation is available (Peeters 2008).
On the other hand, in cocksfoot [37], barley [30], and Rumex spp.
Feeding during periods of drought can also be a problem as sward heights become low and the quality deteriorates - so producers should look at drought-resistant forage options such as chicory or cocksfoot.
The delightful, species- rich old-fashioned hay meadows were regularly disturbed by mowing and grazing - left alone they revert to virtual monocultures of aggressive varieties like cocksfoot.