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Author(s):Michael, Darrell J.; Kreuser, William C.
Author Affiliation:University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Title:Excessive winter crown dehydration affects creeping bentgrass cold hardiness
Section:Integrated turfgrass management: Sustainable management
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Source:Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program: 2015 Research Summaries. 2015, p. 122-125.
Publishing Information:[New York, New York]: The United States Golf Association Green Section
# of Pages:4
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Agrostis stolonifera; Cold resistance; Desiccation; Drying; Protective covers; Winter crown rot; Winter desiccation
See Also:Other Reports from this USGA research project: 2015-15-530
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USGA Summary Points:A field study was conducted during the winter of 2014-2015 to evaluate the effectiveness of commonly used desiccation prevention treatments. It is being replicated during the winter of 2015-2016. Heavy sand topdressing and covers provided a physical protective barrier from the environment which reduced desiccation, sustained crown moisture content, and accelerated spring green-up The relationship between crown moisture and cold hardiness is currently being evaluated in a winter desiccation growth chamber.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Michael, D. J., and W. C. Kreuser. 2015. Excessive winter crown dehydration affects creeping bentgrass cold hardiness. USGA Turfgrass Environ. Res. Summ. p. 122-125.
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