goat grass


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Synonyms for goat grass

European grass naturalized as a weed in North America

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In the same issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Carol Mallory-Smith of Oregon State University in Corvallis chronicles the emergence of herbicide-resistant hybrid goat grass.
Applying the weed killer would knock out much of the goat grass invading farmers' fields.
But the problem is that GM wheat can cross-pollinate [mate] with the closely related weed, jointed goat grass.
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.