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Posts tagged grasses

May 17, 2012

 

meadow grass

Plant Self-defense

What keeps seemingly defenseless grass from hungry grazers?

April 24, 2009

 

Leaf cutter ant carrying leaf

Leafcutter Ants

Fungus may not sound too appetizing, but the white fluffy growths are much more nutritious than leaves. We use a similar process with cows.

September 27, 2003

 

Grass in the daylight

Why Mowing the Lawn Doesn’t Kill the Grass

Ever wonder how grass survives the sharp blades of a lawn mower? Learn about replenishing grasses on this Moment of Science.

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