Definition of Quackgrass

1. Noun. European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes; naturalized in North America as a weed.


Definition of Quackgrass

1. Noun. A species of grass, ''Elytrigia repens'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quackgrass

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quachas
quack
quack(a)
quack-quack
quack-salver
quack like a duck
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quackisms
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Literary usage of Quackgrass

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1. Conservation Tillage by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"Crop competition usually augmented quackgrass control with the herbicides ... In a zero-tillage situation, none of the herbicides reduced quackgrass shoot ..."

2. Herbicides in Asian Rice: Transitions in Weed Management by Rosamond Naylor (1996)
"Isolation of a phytotoxin from quackgrass (Agropyron repens) rhizomes. ... The effects of quackgrass on germination and seedling development of certain crop ..."

3. Sustainable Farming Guide Bookby Douglas Gunnink by Douglas Gunnink (1994)
"Weeds quackgrass •Discing normally will cut but not destroy rhizomes. •Several cultivations with a field cultivator or chisel plow with point (no wide ..."

4. Rice Science: Innovations and Impact for Livelihood by T. W. Mew, International Rice Research Institute (2003)
"In greenhouse experiments, glyphosate efficacy was reduced with a doubling of CO2 for both lambsquarters and a perennial weed, quackgrass (Elytrigia repens ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... Elytrigia repens (L.) Desv. ex Nevski quackgrass; Witchgrass Herbaceous perennial Fields, roadsides and waste ground. Agropyron repens (L.) Beauv. ..."

6. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... (L.) Desv. ex Nevski quackgrass; Witchgrass Herbaceous perennial Fields, roadsides and waste ground. Agropyron repens (L.) Beauv. ..."

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