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Author(s):Powell, A. J. Jr.; Tapp, Linda
Author Affiliation:University of Kentucky
Title:Fineleaf fescue variety evaluations
Source:Kentucky Turfgrass Research. 1984, p. 20-23.
Publishing Information:Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Shoot density; Encroachment; National Fineleaf Fescue Test-1983; Quality evaluation; Cultivar evaluation; Visual evaluation; ExperVars; Festuca rubra subsp. rubra; Festuca rubra subsp. commutata; Festuca ovina subsp. duriuscula; Fine fescues; Coverage
Abstract/Contents:1984 update of two tests to evaluate long-term quality of new and experimental varieties, including Festuca rubra subsp. rubra, Festuca rubra subsp. commtata, and F. ovina subsp. duriuscula in a Kentucky location. In test 1, established fall 1976, 10 varieties with 2 replications are evaluated for the ability of fine fescues to withstand encroachment. Percent seedheads of fine fescue vs. Poa pratensis were noted on 23 May, 1984, with Banner and C-26, SW having 81.7% and 73.3% fine fescue. An 8 year visual quality evaluation summary of results is given with C-26, SW, Jamestown, and Banner having the highest 8-year averages. Three lbs nitrogen/1000 ft2 were applied annually during fall and early winter, and a cutting height of 2" was maintained. Test 2, established 9/1983, and part of the National Fineleaf Fescue Variety Test, evaluates 48 experimental and commercial cultivars, seeded in 3 replications at the rate of 4.65 lb/1000 ft2, and with a cutting height of 1.5". Scaldis, ST-2, and Spartans had the highest 1984 visual quality evaluation (7 months) average. Percent ground cover and density are also given.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Tables
Geographic Terms:Kentucky
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Powell, A. J. Jr., and L. Tapp. 1984. Fineleaf fescue variety evaluations. KY. Turfgrass Res. p. 20-23.
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