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  • proper noun A taxonomic subfamily within the family Poaceae — very many grasses, including many cereals.

Etymologies

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Poa +‎ -oideae

Examples

  • In a related finding, the scientists attempt to explain the dominance of a lineage of C3 grasses, called Pooideae, in northern, cold areas of the globe, such as the Mongolian steppes.

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  • With more than 3,000 species, the Pooideae is the largest grass subfamily.

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  • With more than 3,000 species, the Pooideae is the largest grass subfamily.

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  • The "cool season" cereal, forage and turf grasses, of which Brachypodium is a member, are part of the Pooideae subfamily, and the last of three important subfamilies of grasses to have one of their genomes sequenced.

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  • Brachypodium, a member of the Pooideae subfamily, is a wild annual grass endemic to the Mediterranean and Middle East

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  • Three subfamilies of grasses, the Ehrhartoideae, Panicoideae and Pooideae, provide the bulk of human nutrition and are poised to become major sources of renewable energy.

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  • The "cool season" cereal, forage and turf grasses, of which Brachypodium is a member, are part of the Pooideae subfamily, and the last of three important subfamilies of grasses to have one of their genomes sequenced.

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  • Most cool season cereal, forage and turf grasses belong to the Pooideae subfamily, which is also the largest grass subfamily.

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  • Brachypodium distachyon (Brachypodium), which is, to our knowledge, the first member of the Pooideae subfamily to be sequenced.

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  • Climatically speaking, the cool-climate Pooideae are really the grasses that are doing something very different. "

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