Definition of Pennisetum glaucum

1. Noun. Tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pennisetum Glaucum

Penfieldian
Penge
Pengo
Penha
Penicillium
Penjaringan
Penkyamp
Penn
Pennatulidae
Penney's
Pennine Chain
Pennines
Pennisetum
Pennisetum Americanum
Pennisetum cenchroides
Pennisetum glaucum
Pennisetum ruppelii
Pennisetum setaceum
Pennistum villosum
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Avenue
Pennsylvania Dutch
Pennsylvania German
Pennsylvanian
Pennsylvanian period
Pennsylvanians
Penny Black
Penny Blacks
Penobscot

Literary usage of Pennisetum glaucum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"WIDE CROSSES Pearl millet (that is, pennisetum glaucum) will hybridize with a few wild ... Two wild and weedy subspecies (pennisetum glaucum subspecies ..."

2. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... Ultrastructure Abstract: Transient GUS (beta-glucuronidase) expression was visualized in whole and sectioned embryos of pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br. ..."

3. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"... GUS (beta-glucuronidase) expression was visualized in cell suspensions of Triticum aestivum, Zea mays, pennisetum glaucum, Saccharum officinarum, ..."

4. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"... including Japanese varieties, pearl millet (pennisetum glaucum), napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum), ..."

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