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Author(s):Niehaus, M. H.
Author Affiliation:Department of Agronomy, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio
Title:Varieties and varietal development in Kentucky bluegrass
Source:Lawn and Ornamentals Research - 1969 [OARDC]. 1969, p. 1-2.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Wooster, Ohio: OARDC
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Variety trials; Turfgrass quality; Cultivar improvement; Research priorities; Cultivars; Poa pratensis
Abstract/Contents:Discusses "varieties and varietal development in Kentucky bluegrass," stating that "expanded interest in turf concerns both quality and quantity...Both public and private agencies have increased their turf work and research." Details a potential procedure that may be used to develop varieties of Kentucky bluegrass, suggesting "1. Selection of superior plants from old turf areas and foreign introductions"; "2. Hybridization followed by selection"; and "3. Creation of...strains by the use of artificial mutagens." Concludes that "turfgrass research is increasing and...products, equipment, varieties, and practices are being developed."
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Niehaus, M. H. 1969. Varieties and varietal development in Kentucky bluegrass. Lawn Ornamentals Res. p. 1-2.
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