goat grass

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European grass naturalized as a weed in North America

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The goat grass is considered a weed in some countries.
In a paper published in Nature Plants yesterday, researchers stated that genes from goat grass contribute to the tolerance of wheat to cold and diseases, hence wheat is able to grow in many parts of the world.
Applying the weed killer would knock out much of the goat grass invading farmers' fields.
Anderson [1] concluded that in the study about the interference of jointed goat grass "Aegilops cylindrical" with winter wheat, kernel weight were not affected by jointed goat grass.
monococcum) hybridized with a related grass with 14 chromosomes, perhaps a species of goat grass (Agropyron).
Once it had entered cultivation, emmer (Triticum dicoccum) crossed with another wild goat grass and by a stroke of genetic luck it produced fertile offspring.
In fact, in the little plots of the ancient Near East what we call wheat (Triticum aestivum) was strongly hybridized with a slightly different genus, jointed goat grass (Aegilops cylindrica), and there is no way of knowing just exactly what kind of ground-up hybrid went into the bread at the Last Supper.
Following Ratzinger's logic, we should not permit the host to be prepared with flour made from wheat unless there was goat grass in the fields.