Agrostology, Biology

Agrostology: This is related to all types of grasses. Agrostology is sometimes called as graminology. Agrostology is the scientific study of grasses. It typically encompasses the true grasses of the family  Poaceae  as well as the more grass  like species of the sedge family  of Cyperaceae, the rush family of Juncaceae or  the bulrush or cattail family Typhaceae. Grass like plants are also called as  graminoids.

Agrostology is important in the maintenance of wild & grazed grasslands, agriculture crop plants like as rice, sugarcane, maize  or  wheat are grasses, and many  kinds of animal fodder are grasses. Agrostology is the branch of botany which concern with the study of grasses, especially their classification. Modern Agrostologists are investigating the living populations of grasses to determine their genetic inheritance or adaptations to specific habitats.

 

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