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Title:Weed Alert: Imported Shipments of Tall Fescue Contaminated by Serrated Tussock
Source:Newsnotes (Michigan Turfgrass Foundation). Fall 1989, p. 11.
Publishing Information:Saginaw, MI: Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Seed availability; Nassella trichotoma; Festuca arundinacea; Weed control
Abstract/Contents:In November, 1988 three shipments of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) from Artgentina were found to be heavily infested with serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma (Nees) Hackel ex Arech.), a perennial, tussock-forming grass native to argentina. The species is prohibited entry into the United Sates under the Federal Noxious Weed Act.
Note:Credit: Weed Science Society of America Newsletter, Vol 17:3, July 1989.
Report from the WSSA Weed Alert Committee. R. Westbrooks, Chairman.
Geographic Terms:United States
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
1989. Weed Alert: Imported Shipments of Tall Fescue Contaminated by Serrated Tussock. Newsnotes (Michigan Turfgrass Foundation). p. 11.
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