from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture, especially those of the genus Poa, common in meadows, and of great value for hay and for pasture. See grass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A general name for grasses of the genus Poa; chiefly, however, the larger and more useful species. See Spear-grass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
  • n. any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture


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  • Of meadowgrass and riverflags, the bulrush and waterweed, and of fallen griefs of weeping willow.

    Finnegans Wake

  • They ran up the creek bank, across a gravel bed, and onto meadowgrass where thickets converged ahead of them.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • A few, already awned, stood above their fellows, waving like palms-meadowgrass, fescue, foxtail, brome-grass -- each slender stalk crowned with a tuft.

    The Ink-Stain (Tache d'encre) — Complete

  • We are now looking to target meadowgrass with a different approach to IPU and are looking to recommend Liberator (DFF + flufenacet) + pendimethalin at the peri-emergence / early post emergence stage.

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  • Most growers will be keen to get an autumn spray on, as it reduces workload in spring and gives a much better result on annual meadowgrass, so fingers crossed the weather will allow us a break.

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  • With IPU gone, applications against meadowgrass must be made when the weed is small - at three leaves or less.

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  • The approach to meadowgrass control will change this year.

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  • Unless previously ordered, IPU is unlikely to be available, and bear in mind that most of the alternative products will not kill well developed meadowgrass.

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  • We now have another herbicide option for this crop in the form of Defy [prosulfocarb] pre-emergence on a SOLA. 2l / ha would give very good control of annual meadowgrass and 4l / ha + Stomp [pendimethalin] would be a good starter in blackgrass situations. is infecting small backward crops and needs to be treated with a fungicide.

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  • Winter barley options are limited to isoproturon or chlorotoluron mixtures for annual meadowgrass, whereas mesosulfuron / iodosulfuron mixtures offer more flexibility on larger meadowgrass in winter wheat.

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