Grass Stand

Grass Stand

 

the plant cover of seeded and natural hayfields and pastures. The height and density of the grass stand determine the yield of the forage cover. The quality of the grass stand depends on the economic value of the constituent plant species and on their phases of development. The quality of seeded grasslands is also determined by farming practices.

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Dragging a thin tined rake across the grass will release any dried and dead bits at the roots and make the grass stand up after all the pounding it has taken during the summer.
It is standard practice to spread grass seed over the entire lawn at one-half the rate indicated on the package to thicken the grass stand.
A dry land Indian rice grass stand is productive for about five years before needing replanting.
so hot, so forceful, that in the time one leaf takes to fall into the water, it would have set off countless ripples, it would have made the pair of snakes playing in the grass stand up straight on their tails.
But use a weed-free wheat or rye straw to mulch and protect the newly seeded grass stand from erosion and soil loss.
Attaining long-term grass stand survival has been and continues to be a major objective of our range plant breeding programs," says plant geneticist Kay H.
On Princess Road the weeds, rapeseed and long grass stands approximately a metre or more high, which is very demeaning to the residents close by.
On a squelchy stretch of grass stands a man's crudely carved stone head, hinting at ancient religious rites.
The new festuloliums are ideal for interseeding alfalfa or overseeding grass stands that have suffered from last year's drought.
Pampas grass stands beside riotously blooming trees, fountains, and a patchwork of bridges that span the greenway.
The perennial grass stands were planted 10 feet (3 meters) wide along one or both sides of the shrubs to help suppress weeds and create overwintering habitat for natural enemies.
Time has to be given up to operate the machinery - between April and October grass stands still for no man.