agrostology

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agrostology

[¦ag·rə¦stä·lə·jē]
(botany)
A division of systematic botany concerned with the study of grasses.
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Ana Maria Tiirpe, who later became a distinguished agrostologist.
In addition to making plant collections throughout the continent since the end of the 19th Century, American agrostologists continued to verify the identity of the taxa, as well as describe and apply names to new species.
In recent years agrostologists have generated several explicit phylogenetic hypotheses concerning major diversification patterns in the grass family (Poaceae).