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Author(s):Richardson, T.; Maricic, A.; Mancino, C. F.
Author Affiliation:Richardson: Graduate Associate, Turf, Plant Sciences; Maricic: Research Specialist, Turf, Plant Sciences; Mancino: Associate Professor, Turfgrass Science, Plant Sciences, University of Arizona
Title:Evaluation of buffalograss, tall fescue, and zoysiagrass under southern Arizona conditions
Section:Germplasm evaluations
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Source:1993 Turfgrass and Ornamentals Research Summary[Arizona]. 1993, p. 40-50.
# of Pages:11
Publishing Information:Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Abstract/Contents:"Information on new turfgrass germplasm is important if the proper selection of species and varieties is to be made. The use of buffalograsses, tall fescues, and zoysiagrasses in southern Arizona may offer some alternative to the use of bermudagrass, our most widely used turf species. Buffalograss, tall fescue, and zoysiagrass are currently under evaluation in replicated field trials in Tucson through the USDA - National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). In their first year of evaluation buffalograss and zoysiagrass are providing acceptable quality turf. After five years, almost all of the sixty-five entries of tall fescue were found to give acceptable quality homelawn turf on a year-round basis."
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Richardson, T., A. Maricic, and C. F. Mancino. 1993. Evaluation of buffalograss, tall fescue, and zoysiagrass under southern Arizona conditions. Turfgrass Landscape Urban IPM Res. Summ. p. 40-50.
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