Festuca


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Festuca

pasture grasses, members of the family Poaceae; toxic when infested with endophytic fungi or grass nematodes. Includes F. arundinacea (F. elatior var. arundinacea, tall fescue) with Neotyphodium(Acremonium) coenophialum (causes fescue summer toxicosis and fescue foot); F. rubra var. commutata (Chewing's fescue) + Anguina agrostis nematodes + Clavibacter toxicus causes tunicaminyluracil poisoning.
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Cynodon dactylon was harvested at full bloom stage while Festuca arundinacea at boot stage, Agropyron elongatum at pre-anthesis (Serin and Tan, 1998) and Chloris gayana at the beginning of panicle generation stage (Skerman and Riveros, 1990).
Alem disso, a relacao C:N da festuca foi maior (C:N= 10,5) do que as medias das plantas que compoem a sucessao de especies anuais (C:N= 6,1), podendo, desta forma, durante a decomposicao das plantas, a especie perene festuca ter adicionado menos N ao solo e,consequentemente, para a videira.
Expert tip: Festuca thrives in sunshine and fertile well-drained soil so it is really well suited to being grown in a gravel garden, combined with the spires of blue and purple-flowering perennials, or with Mediterranean-style planting.
Variation analysis of turf density scores mirrored the significant main effects of cultivar, year and season in all species and subspecies, except in all Festuca species.
Kernen Prairie is one of the largest remaining remnants of Festuca hallii-dominated prairie in Saskatchewan.
Traditional summer hanging basket displays include petunias, verbena, bacopa, diascia, lobelia, trailing fuchsia and geranium, but if you don't want the effect to be too overpowering, select a few foliage plants such as red-leaved coleus or silvery festuca to act as foils.
Steve McIntyre, senior partner at Aldingbourne Nurseries, said: "The plants on the Rhubarb wall, which include Heuchera, Armeria Maritima, Vincas, Festuca, amongst many others, were selected to give colour all year round.
Matador GT (turf type tall fescue, Festuca arundinacea), Florentine GT, Sea Breeze (creeping red fescue Festuca rubra), and Aurora Gold II (hard fescue Festuca longifolia) are all cultivars of different fine fescues that have been selected for natural resistance to glyphosate.
Being grown from seed for the first time are more than 2,500 Festuca Glaucantha, an ornamental blue grass, and 1,300 Cosmos Sonata which have delicate pink flowers.
Issues studied include plant-based antibodies and virus-like particles, genetic modification on Lolium and Festuca species, genetically engineered plants for feed and food, and agrobacterium rhizogene-mediated genetic transformations.
It looks perfect in a rockery but is also eye-catching in pots, teamed with the blue grass festuca glauca.