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crabgrass,

name for any of several grassgrass,
any plant of the family Poaceae (formerly Gramineae), an important and widely distributed group of vascular plants, having an extraordinary range of adaptation. Numbering approximately 600 genera and 9,000 species, the grasses form the climax vegetation (see ecology) in
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 species of the genera Digitaria, Eleusine, and Panicum, especially the species D. sanguinalis. Crabgrass is a common lawn weed, especially in the S and E United States. The grass has branching stems that may reach a length of 3 ft (91 cm) and flowers borne on purple spikes. It is sometimes cut for hay.
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The gluten works in two ways: not only does it prevent crabgrass and dandelion seeds from germinating, it also feeds hungry lawns nitrogen when they need it most.
For control of summer annuals such as crabgrass, application of pre-emergence herbicides between March 10 to April 20 in Punjab, Pakistan.
Crabgrass is an annual that dies at the end of the growing season.
This can easily happen in the spring if you're anxious to apply your crabgrass preventer.
Ten seeds of cress, lettuce, alfalfa, rapeseed or 10 germinated seeds of timothy (germinated in the darkness at 25oC for 72 h after overnight soaking), crabgrass (germinated in the darkness at 25oC for 120 h after 24 h incubation in the light chamber at 25oC), barnyard grass or Italian ryegrass (germinated in the darkness at 25oC for 24 h after overnight soaking) were arranged on the filter paper in Petri-dishes.
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allow me to eavesdrop as he rants at the vetch and crabgrass, his happy
When the sapling will not surrender the last few inches, Robbie wedges two fingers of his right hand between the bowline loop and his neck, reaches down with his left, seizes a clump of crabgrass, pulls, tries to complete his descent, closing a fraction of the distance, another fraction, and another.
Pre-emergent weed killers are especially effective on annual weeds, such as crabgrass and annual bluegrass,.
contain the harsh chemical herbicide atrazine, which excels at terminating fast-growing weeds like dandelions and crabgrass but can also kill other desirable plants and trees and damage your entire yard as toxin-carrying root systems stretch underground in every corner and beyond.
But the secret hold stubbornly lives on like ethical crabgrass, as members of the Republican minority circumvent the disclosure requirement by passing holds among themselves to avoid violating the six-day limit.