Definition of Giant foxtail

1. Noun. Two species of coarse annual foxtails that are naturalized weeds in United States.

Generic synonyms: Foxtail, Foxtail Grass

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Foxtail

giant clam
giant cockroach
giant conch
giant coreopsis
giant crab
giant drusen
giant eland
giant fern
giant fir
giant follicular lymphoblastoma
giant follicular thyroiditis
giant forest hog
giant foxtail (current term)
giant frog
giant frogs
giant fulmar
giant garlic
giant gastric folds
giant granadilla
giant helleborine
giant hives
giant hornet
giant house spider
giant hypertrophy of gastric mucosa
giant hyssop
giant kangaroo

Literary usage of Giant foxtail

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

1. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"Annual, similar to giant foxtail but smaller, usually growing 1 to 3 feet (0.3 to 0.9 m) tall. Stems erect. Leaves hairless. Panicle dense, 1 to 3 inches ..."

2. Conservation Tillage by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"This paper presents giant foxtail seed population and stand along with corn ... Increasing herbicide use levels above the minimum reduced giant foxtail seed ..."

3. Legumes in Crop Rotations--Bibliography, January 1990-December 1993 by Mary V. Gold (1994)
"This paper presents giant foxtail seed population and stand along with corn ... Increasing herbicide use levels above the minimum reduced giant foxtail seed ..."

4. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"Phytotoxic effects of giant foxtail on loblolly pine seedlings. Comp. Physiol. Ecol. 5:183-192. Gilmore, AR 1985. Allelopathic effects of giant foxtail on ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"giant foxtail Herbaceous annual Cultivated fields, roadsides and waste ground. Setaria geniculata (Lam.) Beauv. Perennial foxtail Herbaceous perennial Dry ..."

6. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"... and 10 giant foxtail clumps per 100 feet of row. This translates into a potential yield loss of 8 percent, 4 percent, and 2 percent, respectively. ..."

7. Alternative Farming Systems by K. Schnieder (1994)
"giant foxtail control was inconsistent with all herbicide treatments. Soybean yields subsequent to early preplan! herbicide applications were greater than ..."

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