meadow fescue

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

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* Meadow fescue forage discovered in an untended pasture will be released as "Hidden Valley." * Forage is drought tolerant and survives freezing temps and repeated grazing.
In trials, the hybrid reduced run-off by 51% against a leading UK nationally recommended perennial ryegrass cultivar - and 43% compared with meadow fescue, a closely-related species.
Casler has developed a new variety of meadow fescue called Hidden Valley, and its seed is being grown for future release.
Specific STS primer sets were designed from these ORFs and 50 sequences were used successfully to amplify fragments with expected size from Italian ryegrass as well as from tall fescue and meadow fescue (Ikeda, 2005).
I am not going into all the tiny details, but the key is the "green gene" first identified in meadow fescue, as already mentioned, and this fescue remains green because it lacks an enzyme involved in the breakdown of chlorophyll, the green pigment which plants use to manufacture food.
He said the hybrid was potentially a low-cost technology which could be deployed on 76% of the UK's farmland Several varieties are being studied: some are more like meadow fescue, which has a well developed root system, and others more like ryegrass, which is easy to establish and grows quickly.
The objective of this paper is to determine capability of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.), hybrid ryegrass (Lolium hybridum Hausskn.), and meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) to degrade finally the residual fat after stages of biodegradation, and restore soil structure.
The merchant suggested festulolium (pronounced "fes-tu-lo-lium"), a ryegrass (Lolium) bred in Europe to contain some desirable meadow fescue (Festuca) genes.
"Ryegrass is closely related to meadow fescue, and the two species cross naturally to form hybrids."
The grass is natural hybrid derived from perennial ryegrass and meadow fescue.
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.
Taxonomy of Acremonium endophytes of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea), meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis) and perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne).
Stand percentages in 2001 for the other species in the study irrigated only to promote germination were Altai wildrye (18%), beardless wildrye (25%), creeping foxtail (5%), grazing bromegrass (4%), intermediate-pubescent wheatgrass (17%), meadow bromegrass (1%), meadow fescue (6%), orchardgrass (3%), prairie bromegrass (19%), reed canarygrass (3%), RS wheatgrass (1%), smooth bromegrass (9%), tall fescue (8%).