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Author(s):Marchione, V.
Author Affiliation:Department of Crop Science, University of Bari, Italy
Title:Performance of several Cynodon dactylon and Zoysia japonica cultivars in Southern Italy
Section:Volunteer presentations
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Meeting Info.:19-20 May 2008: Pisa Italy
Source:1st European Turfgrass Society Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1, May 2008, p. 125-126.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Pisa, Italy: European Turfgrass Society
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Variety trials; Cynodon dactylon; Zoysia japonica; Adaptability; Quality; Percent living ground cover; Aesthetic values; Growth rate
Abstract/Contents:Presents a study conducted to test "environmental suitability and aesthetical visual qualities of different seed-propagated bermudagrass and zoysiagrass cultivars of foreign origin." Details methods and materials used in the study, stating that "twelve seed propagated bermudagrass cultivars...and four seed propagated zoysiagrass cultivars...were compared in a randomized complete block design with four replicates and a plot area of 1.5 m2 [square meters]...Cultural practices included two fertilizations (May and July) with Nitrophoska gold (15-9-15), each with a rate of 60 kg [kilograms] ha-1 [per hectare] N [nitrogen], 36 kg ha-1 P2O5 and 60 kg ha-1 K2." Reports that "mean monthly growth height...showed significant differences among tested cultivars; within C. dactylon species, 'Princess' showed the lowest growth, equal to 54 mm [millimeters] (mean of 2002-2004 years), compared to the other cultivars; lower growth values for this variety were also observed in the single years compared (2002-2004) of research." Concludes that "the results obtained from this experimentation, highlighted good environmental adaptation of the compared species and cultivars, particularly for turf quality and green cover percentage."
ISBN-13:9788890207648
Language:English
References:4
Note:Tables
Geographic Terms:Southern Italy
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Marchione, V,. 2008. Performance of several Cynodon dactylon and Zoysia japonica cultivars in Southern Italy. Eur. Turfgrass Soc. Conf. Proc. 1:p. 125-126.
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