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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Black clouds made the green of the trees and the grass stand out so that the colors hurt my eyes.
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.
It apparently can take many years after seeding into tilled cropland for a grass stand to produce high infiltration rates.
A dry land Indian rice grass stand is productive for about five years before needing replanting.
Mowing also affects the weed control function of the grass stand.
Ira Bickford, UDOT Roadside Vegetation Manager, and Wait Gilmore, UDOT Chief Landscape Architect: The wildflower program in Utah is based on the concept of first establishing a good grass stand to stabilize disturbed ground.
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.
This should eliminate the problem while still maintaining the grass stand on the remainder of the right-of-way.
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.
This usually amounts to an increase in seeding rate, which gives added insurance for rapid establishment of a thick grass stand.
The main reason for the increase in sales is maintenance - artificial grass stands up to heavy use, especially in sports, and requires no irrigation or mowing.