TITLE

GRASSES

AUTHOR(S)
Burnie, David
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Plant;2006, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A section from the book "Plant" is presented. It focuses on the different kinds of grasses which come in 9,000 types that grow in several parts of the world. It features the anatomy of a grass and describes how a grass spreads. Several types of grass and their uses are also mentioned which include bamboo poles used in scaffolding, the binding qualities of the marram grass found on sand dunes and the tussock grasses where Antarctic fur seals and penguins breed their young.
ACCESSION #
43662852

 

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