Definition of Setaria italica

1. Noun. Coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Setaria Italica

Servian
Serzone
Sesame Street
Sesamum
Sesamum indicum
Sesbania exaltata
Sesbania grandiflora
Seseli
Sesotho
Sessions
Sessrúmnir
Set
Setaria cervi
Setaria glauca
Setaria italica
Setaria italica rubrofructa
Setaria italica stramineofructa
Setaria viridis
Sete Quedas
Seth
Seth Thomas
Setophaga
Setophaga ruticilla
Setos
Setswana
Setubal
Seurat
Seussian
Sevan

Literary usage of Setaria italica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"... are the following: — Foxtail millet (setaria italica), including the varieties known as Common, German, Italian, Hungarian, Siberian and many others. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Hungarian-G., setaria italica. Italian Rye-G., Lolium multiflorum. Japanese Lawn-G., Zoysia pungens. Job's-tears, Coir. Johnson-G., Holcus halepensis. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"What is usually grown in the US under the name of millet is setaria italica and its varieties. texanum, Buckl. COLORADO-GRASS. TEXAS MILLET. ..."

4. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1901)
"The more important of these are the setaria italica and the S. germanica. ... All belong to setaria italica. (4) Hungarian millet belongs to Setaria ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1889)
"On setaria italica L. ( New Golden Wonder Millet.) 1772, oospores alone, on leaves and ... On setaria italica Kth., var. Germanica. (Hungarian Grass. ..."

6. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1894)
"... we find this definition of the word "liang:" "The common spiked millet or canary seed (setaria italica}; the only difference between it and the "suh" is ..."

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