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What does YST stand for?

YST stands for Yellow Starthistle


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Ground truth for spotted knapweed revealed the Probe-1 is able to accurately depict the weed in small infestations, and ground truth field work is underway this year on other weed species targeted by the research such as yellow starthistle.
Yellow starthistle is believed to have originated somewhere in Europe or Asia, and may have arrived in North America after 1849 as a seed contaminant in Chilean-grown alfalfa seed, according to the University of California Weed Research and Information Center.
In a remote spot at Mead Ranch, in northern California's Napa Valley, scientists are monitoring the health of yellow starthistle (YST)--a seemingly odd thing to do considering this spike-crowned weed is an invasive species.