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Author(s):Dewald, C. L.
Author Affiliation:USDA, ARS, Woodward, Oklahoma
Title:Forage grass breeding at the Southern Plains Range Research Station
Section:Research reports
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Meeting Info.:June 21-23, 1988
Source:Proceedings of the Thirtieth Grass Breeders Work PlanningConference. Vol. 30, 1988, p. 66.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Sublimity, Oregon
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Andropogon gerardii; Characteristics; Cultivar improvement; Yield; Iron deficiency chlorosis; Reproductive fertility; Tripsacum dactyloides
Cultivar Names:WW-Iron Master
Abstract/Contents:Briefly details two breeding programs at the Southern Plains Range Research Station in Woodward, Oklahoma during 1988. States that eastern gamagrass hybrids "had a wide range of female fertility...when pollinated." Provides background information on WW-Iron Master, a cultivar of Andropogon gerardii, and explains that it "has persisted well with good spring vigor [at multiple research sites]." Adds that "WW-Iron Master is very iron efficient and produces more forage with less chlorosis than presently released cultivars of [Andropogon gerardii] when grown on iron deficient soils."
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Dewald, C. L. 1988. Forage grass breeding at the Southern Plains Range Research Station. Proc. N. AM Grass Breeders Conf. 30:p. 66.
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