fescue


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Related to fescue: fescue grass, tall fescue, sheep fescue
  • noun

Synonyms for fescue

grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns

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Using this tall fescue as a preplant cover crop treatment may allow growers to reduce the use of chemical nematicides.
fungi especially in tall fescue and perennial ryegrass particularly during wet seasons of spring and early summer.
My tall fescue lawn has shrunk from year to year as the perennial beds that surround it increase in size.
Red Leopard pansies; Ready for planting -- young grasses (from left) the sedge Evergold, corkscrew rush and fescue Blue Elijah
Conversion of idle cropland to tall fescue pasture has degraded wildlife habitat in the mid-South and has been identified as a primary factor for the precipitous decline in northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) populations (Washburn et al.
Estimated losses to the beef industry due to fescue toxicity exceed $600 million annually.
Scientists from Ibers alongside those at the Rothamsted Research site in north Devon, the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, Lancaster University and the University of Nottingham, managed to cross a hybridised species of grass called perennial ryegrass, which has a high growth rate, with a species called meadow fescue, known for its well-developed root systems and efficient water capture.
The less blue, the more genetic background from either fescue parent and associated morphological expression.
Drip tubing beneath the mesh irrigates the soft fescue grass.
An unusual forage grass reported by a farmer 10 years ago led to its identification as meadow fescue (Schedonorus pratensis), a long-forgotten grass that seems just right for today's intensive rotational grazing.
13 that growers have on hand a 14-month inventory of annual ryegrass seed, an 18-month supply of perennial ryegrass seed and enough tall fescue seed to meet demand for 20 months.
THE vivid silvery-blue fescue Elijah Blue can be used with Japanese-style stone ornaments against a backdrop of bamboo.
Equidone has been developed to combat toxicity caused to animals that ingest a fungus that infects fescue grass.
This ground cover is a bright yellow version of the commonly encountered blue fescue.