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Author(s):Kurtz, Kent
Author Affiliation:Historian, Sports Turf Managers Association
Title:[The early years; shaped by Grau; breeding the first hybrid bermudagrass]
Article Series:Dr. Glenn Burton, the father of hybrid bermudagrass, part 1
Column Name:Doc's dugout - An inning from our past
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Source:Sports Turf Manager [STMA]. Vol. 21, No. 2, March/April 2003, p. 7, 10.
Publishing Information:Council Bluffs, IA: Sports Turf Managers Association
# of Pages:2
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Personal profile; Selective breeding; Cynodon dactylon; Growth studies; Hybrid bermudagrasses; Career growth
Subjects' Names:Burton, Glenn
Abstract/Contents:Profiles Dr. Glenn Burton, "the father of hybrid bermudagrass." Discusses his educational background, stating that he "received his B.S. Degree in Agronomy in 1932." Discusses Burton's involvement with the release of the hybrid Tiflawn bermudagrass. States that it was "the best tetraploid bermudagrass for turf and was highly recommended for use on football fields, playgrounds and other rough use areas."
See Also:See also part 2 "[The 1950's; the later years]" Sports Turf Manager, 21(3) May/June 2003, p. 7, 10, R=98800. R=98800
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Kurtz, K. 2003. [The early years; shaped by Grau; breeding the first hybrid bermudagrass]. Sports Turf Manager [STMA]. 21(2):p. 7, 10.
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