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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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There are several products on the market such as trifluralin (Preen, Treflan and other brands) that can be applied to prevent the seeds of annual grasses (i.e., crabgrass) from growing.
If you did not have problems with crabgrass last year, then you probably do not need to apply crabgrass control this year.
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.
Data for N content in corn, Palmer amaranth, and large crabgrass and corn grain yield were subjected to ANOVA with partitioning for the 4 (environment) x 3(N source) x 2 or 3 (weed height at timing of weed removal) factorial arrangement of treatments using the PROC GLM procedure in SAS depending upon sampling timing [31].
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.
Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States (New York, Oxford University Press, 1987), p.
Surprisingly he fails to mention activist-oriented social media such as Crabgrass, N-1, Mumble and collaborative pads.
As the summer months continue, crabgrass and other such weedy grasses can spread quickly and steal important nutrients from your lawn.
A third application can be added in mid to late spring and can be combined with your crabgrass preventer.
sylvestris L., the aqueous methanol extracts of this plant at four different concentrations were examined on the seedling growth of cress (Lepidum sativum L.); lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.); alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.); rapeseed (Brassica napus L.); timothy (Phleum pratense L.); crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis L.
Crabgrass Crucible: suburban nature and the rise of environmentalism in twentieth-century America.