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Bromus

a genus of valuable fodder grasses in the family Poaceae. Includes B. inermis (smooth bromegrass), B. catharticus (B. unioloides, prairie grass).
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A poor forage and shelter for the birds and animals that once called the Great Basin home, the invading Bromus is "destroying these two big biones -- the bunch grass/sagebrush ecosystem and the pinyon/juniper woodlands," Billings told SCIENCE NEWS.
Species AGROSTIS GIGANTEA AMARANTHUS RETROFLEXUS Andropogon virginicus ARTEMISIA VULGARIS ASPARAGUS OFFICINALIS BROMUS COMMUTATUS BROMUS ARVENSIS Carex aggregate
Take the example of the California desert's wide-bodied lizard, unable to negotiate dense stands of the invasive Bromus rubens and consequently starving to death.
2005) and in association with low-growing annual plants, including: natives--rusty popcornflower Plagiobothrys nothofulvus, miniature lupine Lupinus bicolor and California goldfields Lasthenia californica; and invasives--soft brome Bromus hordeaceus and stork's bill Erodium sp.
Components of relative growth rate and sensitivity to nitrogen availability in annual and perennial species of Bromus.
As previously discussed, this is complicated by the dominance of the introduced grass, Bromus japonicas at the ungrazed site and additional studies need to be conducted at ungrazed sites containing native vegetation.
in Bromus tectorum (Poaceae): differentiation in the eastern United
Specializing in ornamental plant, cereal, and forage crop diseases, Ellett directed his attention to Helminthosporium leaf diseases of corn in Ohio, diseases of Bromus inermis (smooth brome) in Minnesota, and parasitic fungi of Ohio.
The research at El Reno focused on bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon, alone and with a scattering of senescent downy brome, Bromus tectorum, and yellow bristlegrass, Setaria glauca.
The three most common dominant herbaceous species were Artemisia tridentata (big sagebrush), Gutierrezia sarothrae (snakeweed), and Bromus tectorum (downy chess grass); and the three most common dominant overstory and understory species were Juniperus monosperma (one-seed juniper), d.
Invasions by nonnative, winter, annual species such as Bromus madritensis rubens (red brome, hereafter Bromus) can fundamentally change processes of systems by providing biomass and continuity of fuel sufficient to carry fires (Salo, 2004).