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Author(s):Massengale, Martin A.
Author Affiliation:Director, Center for Grassland Studies, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Title:[The effect of climates on plants]
Column Name:From the director
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Source:Center for Grassland Studies [Newsletter]. Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 1999, p. 2.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Invasive weeds; Weed control; Grasslands; Biodiversity
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the winter hardiness of grasses, stating that "perennial grasses adapted to northern latitudes undergo biochemical, biophysical and morphological changes during the fall of the year that increase their tolerance to low temperatures." Explains that "the degree of hardiness developed by the plant depends on a number of factors such as nutrition, water content of the cells, when hardening begins, the rate of hardening, and the consistency of that hardiness throughout the winter." Offers suggestions to decrease winter plant damage, including having a proper drainage system, following a harvesting schedule, and the application of fertilizers.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Pictures, b/w
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Massengale, M. A. 1999. [The effect of climates on plants]. Center for Grassland Studies [Newsletter]. 5(1):p. 2.
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