from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See brome.

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  • n. Any of various North American grasses, of the genus Bromus, that are used for forage


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  • I barely made it to the fence before the contents of my breakfast spewed out my mouth and hung on the dried stems of the bromegrass.

    Mercy Kill

  • Perennial grasses, especially smooth bromegrass and timothy, are grown in much of the region.

    Agriculture in the Arctic

  • For instance, the meadow bromegrass cultivar Cache begins growth in the early spring and stays green and succulent longer than tall fescue and orchardgrass. - latest science and technology news stories

  • The wild asparagus is delicious, the bromegrass keeps the sheep fed while the pasture grows, and the garden phlox makes my house smell lovely.

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  • To answer this question, Mengel said he evaluated the results of more than 100 experiments conducted in Kansas since 1975 on the response of bromegrass to both spring and fall-applied nitrogen fertilizer.


  • With nitrogen fertilizer costs having increased, and hay prices remaining fairly constant, many farmers are questioning how much, if any, nitrogen fertilizer should be applied to bromegrass this winter or next spring.


  • As nitrogen fertilizer prices have risen while hay prices have remained relatively flat during the past year, producers may want to reevaluate the rates of nitrogen used for bromegrass hay production, Mengel said.


  • Smooth bromegrass will respond to phosphorus in combination with nitrogen when soil test phosphorus levels are below 15 to 20 parts per million.


  • If the bromegrass pasture will be grazed instead of hayed, the adjusted recommendations also call for about 60 to 70 pounds of nitrogen per acre, he added.


  • - Applying fertilizer in late November or December is ideal for smooth bromegrass fields, as long as the ground is not frozen or saturated, said Dave Mengel, K-State Research and Extension soil fertility specialist.



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