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Author(s):Marcum, K. B.; Maricic, A. A.; Kopec, D. M.
Author Affiliation:Marcum: Assistant Professor, Turfgrass Science, Plant Sciences Department, University of Arizona. Maricic: Research Specialist, Turfgrass, Plant Sciences Department, University of Arizona. Kopec: Extension Specialist, Turfgrass, Plant Sciences Department, University of Arizona.
Title:Tolerance of warm season and alternative turfgrasses to salinity
Section:Turfgrass research
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Source:1997 Turfgrass and Ornamentals Research Summary. 1997, p. 255-260.
# of Pages:6
Publishing Information:Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona
Abstract/Contents:"Eight species of turfgrasses or turfgrass alternatives were examined for salinity tolerance by growing them in hydroponics culture in a greenhouse. Salinity tolerance decreased in the order of: alkaligrass (Distichlis spicata), alkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides), `Arizona common' bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon), `Meyer' zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica), sand dropseed (S. cryptandrus), `Prairie' buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides), `Haskell' sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), and black grama (B. eriopoda). Rooting parameters (depth and weight) were directly associated with salinity tolerance. Root weights increased under salinity in 2 grasses: alkaligrass and alkali sacaton. Leaf osmotic potential (a measure of the amount of saline ions and other solutes) was highest in the most salt-sensitive grasses, indicating that salt tolerance in turfgrass is associated with salt exclusion from leaves."
Language:English
References:0
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See Also:Other items relating to: SALTP
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Marcum, K. B., A. A. Maricic, and D. M. Kopec. 1997. Tolerance of warm season and alternative turfgrasses to salinity. Turfgrass Landscape Urban IPM Res. Summ. p. 255-260.
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