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.