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DOI:10.21273/HORTSCI.40.6.1902
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Author(s):McCullough, Patrick E.; Liu, Haibo; McCarty, Lambert B.
Author Affiliation:McCullough: Program Associate, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey; Liu: Associate Professor; McCarty: Professor, Department of Horticulture, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Title:Ethephon and gibberelic acid inhibitors influence creeping bentrgrass putting green quality and ball roll distances
Section:Turf management
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Source:HortScience. Vol. 40, No. 6, October 2005, p. 1902-1903.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Alexandria, VA: American Society for Horticultural Science
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Ethephon; Gibberellic acid; Agrostis stolonifera; Golf greens; Ball roll measurement; Quality evaluation; Growth regulators
Abstract/Contents:"Plant growth regulators (PGRs) are often applied in combinations to reduce turf clippings, enhance turf quality, and suppress Poa annua L.; however, effects of PGR combinations on putting green ball roll distances have not been reported. Two field experiments were conducted on an 'L-93' creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera var. palustris Huds.) putting green in Clemson, S.C., to investigate effects of four PGRs with and without a subsequent application of ethephon at 3.8 kg路ha-1 a.i. 6 days after initial treatments. The PGRs initially applied included ethephon at 3.8 kg路ha-1 a.i., flurprimidol at 0.28 kg路ha-1 a.i., paclobutrazol at 0.28 kg路ha-1 a.i., and trinexapac-ethyl at 0.05 kg路ha-1 a.i.. Ball roll distances were enhanced 3% to 6% (4 to 8 cm) by exclusive flurprimidol, paclobutrazol, and trinexapac-ethyl treatments. The additional ethephon application reduced ball distances 2% to 9% (2 to 11 cm). Paclobutrazol and trinexapac-ethyl treated turf receiving the additional ethephon application had longer or similar ball roll distances to non-PGR treated turf. The additional ethephon treatment reduced turf quality to unacceptable levels 1 and 2 weeks after applications. However, bentgrass treated previously with trinexapac-ethyl and paclobutrazol had 8 to 16% higher visual quality following the additional ethephon treatment relative to non-PGR treated turf receiving the subsequent ethephon application. Overall, ethephon may have deleterious effects on monostand creeping bentgrass putting green quality and ball roll distances; however, applying ethephon with GA inhibitors could mitigate these adverse effects."
Language:English
References:11
Note:Tables
Printed footer number (issue) and month of publication on each of the printed pages of the article are incorrect. Printed as "40(4) August 2005" when actually it is 40(6) October 2005.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
McCullough, P. E., H. Liu, and L. B. McCarty. 2005. Ethephon and gibberelic acid inhibitors influence creeping bentrgrass putting green quality and ball roll distances. HortScience. 40(6):p. 1902-1903.
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DOI: 10.21273/HORTSCI.40.6.1902
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