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Grasses

a large family, gramineae, of narrow-leaved herbaceous monocots. Many grasses produce highly allergenic pollens and are hosts to cattle parasites and toxic fungi.


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Digestion

... now. On the other hand, I reply to your silly post so that any kids reading here will not take your advice to heart and feel it is safe to eat grasses, boiled or not, nor any plants they do not know are edible. Truly, some are poisons that make you sick, and some parts of some plants can actually ...

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by Wallyanna
Thu May 10, 2012 12:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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Views: 2335

Re: Digestion

... reply is a bit late, but I just joined the forum. It would be very unwise to experiment with drinking the water from boiled grass, especially lawn grasses. Many people still use pesticides on lawns, also fungicides and weed killer sprays. These chemicals may not all be boiled away, and some may ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 8:51 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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Views: 2335

Re: ENTOMOLOGY - Winter field study?

... for winter but for future reference... slugs tend to be around all year I find, and there are lots of caterpillars and springtails in the roots of grasses. Also you do get unusual things cropping up under human junk, even more so in winter because there are not so many of the more active insect ...

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by animartco
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: ENTOMOLOGY - Winter field study?
Replies: 8
Views: 2970

Factors that influence a biome.

Biomes are defined by factors such as plant structures (such as trees, shrubs, and grasses), leaf types (such as broadleaf and needleleaf), plant spacing (forest, woodland, savanna), and climate. Unlike ecozones, biomes are not defined by genetic, taxonomic, or historical ...

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by Xzibit
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:23 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Factors that influence a biome.
Replies: 4
Views: 34409

Culling a Rhododendron thicket

... for timber) and have proceeded to do so. The reason for this is that Rhododendrons seem to have a very bad press regarding associated insects ,grasses wildlife etc Just wondering if anyone here has a view on whether I should ideally remove all the bushes (over time) or whethe they are beneficial ...

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by geordief
Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:23 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Culling a Rhododendron thicket
Replies: 2
Views: 3645
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