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Web URL(s):http://turf.uark.edu/research/research%20series/520%20(2003)%20NTEP%20zoysiagrass%20trial.pdf
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Author(s):Karcher, D. E.; Richardson, M. D.; McCalla, J. H.; Landreth, J. W.
Author Affiliation:Department of Horticulture, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Title:Report from the 2002 NTEP zoysiagrass trial - 2nd year data
Section:Turfgrasses and ornamentals
Other records with the "Turfgrasses and ornamentals" Section
Source:Horticultural Studies - 2003 [Arkansas]. October 2004, p. 51-52.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Fayetteville, Arkansas: Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station
Series:Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Series 520
Keywords:TIC Keywords: National Turfgrass Evaluation Program; Zoysia Japonica; Variety trials; Zoysia matrella; Cold resistance; Cultivar evaluation; Spring green-up; Quality evaluation; Color; Leaf texture
Abstract/Contents:"Zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.) continues to increase in popularity in transition-zone environments due to its excellent turfgrass quality, persistence under adverse conditions, and low maintenance requirements. The National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) is the predominant means by which cultivars are tested throughout North America. A zoysiagrass cultivar trial was planted in the summer of 2002 at Fayetteville, Ark. This trial has been maintained under golf course fairway conditions, and data on spring green-up, overall turf quality, leaf color, leaf texture, and frost damage were collected during the 2003 growing season. 'Cavalier' and 'Emerald' had the most spring green-up on 3 March, 'Zorro' and 'Emerald' had the best average overall quality throughout the growing season, 'Zorro', 'El Toro', and 'Emerald' had the darkest color on 6 June, 'Cavalier', 'Zorro', and 'Emerald' had the finest leaf texture on 28 July, and 'Emerald', 'Zorro', and 'Cavalier' had the least frost damage on 6 November."
Language:English
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Karcher, D. E., M. D. Richardson, J. H. McCalla, and J. W. Landreth. 2004. Report from the 2002 NTEP zoysiagrass trial - 2nd year data. Hortic. Studies. p. 51-52.
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