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Author(s):Murphy, James
Author Affiliation:Chair, Education Committee, Rutgers University
Title:Perennial ryegrass varieties for New Jersey athletic fields
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Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 2, No. 8, January/February 2002, p. 3.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Characteristics; Cold resistance; Heat resistance; Ice cover; Lolium perenne; Poa pratensis; Turfgrass profile
Abstract/Contents:Addresses the characteristics of perennial ryegrass, stating that it "is popular in many parts of the world because of its ability to rapidly establish turf with an attractive, leafy appearance and a persistent, wear tolerant surface." Details the weaknesses of perennial ryegrass, such as the possible inability to withstand "long periods of cover from ice sheets." Mentions to increase cold tolerance, perennial ryegrass may be mixed with Kentucky bluegrass, and provides a recommendation for the rate of mixture. lists several perennial ryegrass cultivars
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Murphy, J. 2002. Perennial ryegrass varieties for New Jersey athletic fields. Update [New Jersey]. 2(8):p. 3.
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