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Author(s):Hanna, W. W.
Author Affiliation:USDA/ARS, Coastal Plains Experiment Station, Crop and Soil Sciences Department, Tifton, GA
Title:Breeding bermudagrass and centipedegrass for turf in the southeast
Section:Invited papers
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Meeting Info.:September 16-17, 1996
Source:Proceedings of the 34th Grass Breeders Work PlanningConference. Vol. 34, 1996, p. 77-82.
# of Pages:5
Publishing Information:Griffen, Georgia: Georgia Experiment Station, University of Georgia
Abstract/Contents:"Breeding objectives of the USDA-ARS Tifton, Georgia turf improvement program include winterhardiness, improved dwarfs, pest resistance, lower maintenance, increased genetic diversity and stress resistance. Improved cultivars are being developed in both bermudagrass (Cynodon sp.) and centipedegrass, Eremochloa ophiuroides (Munro) Hack. New vegetatively propagated triploid (2n=3x=27) hybrids and high quality seeded (2n=4x=36) cultivars of bermudagrass are being developed and evaluated for use on golf courses, athletic fields, and lawns and for commercial landscaping. Seeded centipedegrass cultivars are being developed for lawns and commercial landscaping."
Language:English
References:6
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Hanna, W. W. 1996. Breeding bermudagrass and centipedegrass for turf in the southeast. Proc. N. AM Grass Breeders Conf. 34:p. 77-82.
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