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Author(s):Ebdon, J. S.; Brosnan, J. T.; Dest, W. M.
Author Affiliation:Ebdon: Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Brosnan: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University; Dest: Department of Plant Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Title:Kentucky bluegrass wear tolerance
Section:Turf agronomy research
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Meeting Info.:South Deerfield, Massachusetts: June 20, 2007
Source:University of Massachusetts Turf Research Field Day. 2007, p. 91-93.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Cultivar variation; National Kentucky Bluegrass Test-2000; National Turfgrass Evaluation Program; Plant water relations; Poa pratensis; Quality evaluation; Traffic simulation; Vertical shoot growth; Wear resistance
Abstract/Contents:Presents research conducted at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst to "[evaluate] numerous varieties of Kentucky bluegrass for their tolerance to wear and wear mechanisms." Details the materials and methods used in the study, stating that "varieties were selected from the 2000 National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) Kentucky bluegrass test...Significant wear injury was applied to test plots with the slip-wear machine to allow researchers to identify wear tolerant and intolerant Kentucky bluegrass varieties." Reports that "wear tolerant Kentucky bluegrass...were associated with a more vertical leaf angle from horizontal, greater total cell wall content, lower shoot moisture content, and lower leaf turgidity."
Language:English
References:0
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Ebdon, J. S., J. T. Brosnan, and W. M. Dest. 2007. Kentucky bluegrass wear tolerance. p. 91-93. In University of Massachusetts Turf Research Field Day. South Deerfield, Massachusetts: June 20, 2007. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts.
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