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Author(s):Meyer, William A.; Rose-Fricker, Crystal
Title:Pure-seed testing, Inc. Hubbard, Oregon, June 1988
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. 68.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Sublimity, Oregon
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Apomixis; Breeding program; Dwarf cultivars; Festuca arundinacea; Fine fescues; Genetic resistance; Lolium perenne; Poa pratensis; Quality evaluation; Rusts; Seed production; Variety trials
Abstract/Contents:Briefly reports on breeding programs conducted by Pure-Seed Testing, Inc. in Hubbard, Oregon to improve rust resistance, Helminthosporium leaf spot resistance, red thread resistance, and overall quality and seed yield in Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue, "and all of the important fine fescue species." Details the methods used in Kentucky bluegrass breeding, stating that "the major emphasis...is to develop composite varieties consisting of three or more highly apomictic lines that have similar maturities, plant heights, and growth habits with different genetic backgrounds." Reports that "in all of these turfgrass species we are also selecting for better dwarfing tendencies, reduced mature heights, and reduced vertical growth rates. These dwarf plants have been found in all of the above species and have shown better turf quality."
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Meyer, W. A., and C. Rose-Fricker. 1988. Pure-seed testing, Inc. Hubbard, Oregon, June 1988. Proc. N. AM Grass Breeders Conf. 30:p. 68.
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