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Hrvoje Rukavina and Harrison G. Hughes

increase in spike number in saltgrass regardless of the timing of collection from the field or origin of clone. Similarly, N fertilization has been reported to increase tiller density, flowering, and subsequent seed yield in many U.S. native warm

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Robert R. Shortell, William A. Meyer, and Stacy A. Bonos

Baltensperger, 1985 ) has shown this trait to be more heritable. Not surprisingly, leaf texture (or leaf width) has been shown to be correlated with plant and/or tiller density ( Turgeon, 1999 ). Thereby, plants that have a high tiller density also have finer

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Joseph G. Robins, Blair L. Waldron, and Paul G. Johnson

combination of color intensity, leaf texture, and tiller density ( Gibeault et al., 1989 ; Skogley and Sawyer, 1992 ) and can be affected by pest resistance. Hanks et al. (2005) identified the rapid spring growth and reduced summer turf quality as the most

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William C. Kreuser and Frank S. Rossi

temperatures and solar radiation were also greater during 2013 than 2012. At the end of the 2013 growing season, six 20-mm diameter plugs were taken from each plot and tillers were counted. Canopy tiller density declined with Civitas despite application of

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Nicola Grossi, Marco Fontanelli, Elisa Garramone, Andrea Peruzzi, Michele Raffaelli, Michel Pirchio, Luisa Martelloni, Christian Frasconi, Lisa Caturegli, Monica Gaetani, Simone Magni, J. Scott McElroy, and Marco Volterrani

. 2015, Pittsburgh, PA Robomow 2016 Choose your best team player. 24 Aug. 2016. < http://robomow.com/en-GB/product-category/mowers/ > Sheffer, K.M. Watschke, T.L. Duich, J.M. 1978 Effect of mowing height on leaf angle, leaf number, and tiller density of

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Brian Schwartz, Jing Zhang, Jonathon Fox, and Jason Peake

inhibiting shoot elongation through TE application ( Ervin et al., 2002 ; Qian and Engelke, 1999 ; Qian et al., 1998 ; Riffell et al., 1995 ). Qian and Engelke (1999) reported an increase of canopy photosynthesis, TNC, tiller density, root weight, and TQ

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Xiuju Bian, Emily Merewitz, and Bingru Huang

. Under nonwater-limiting conditions, increases in turf quality with TE application have been associated with increases in tiller density and chlorophyll content ( Fagerness and Yelverton, 2001 ; McCullough et al., 2006 ; Stier and Rogers, 2001

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Troy D. Carson, Donald B. White, and Alan G. Smith

ecosystem ( Beard et al., 1978 ). Researchers have recognized the attributes of creeping bluegrass that make it a desirable turfgrass surface: perennial, stoloniferous, high tiller density, shade-tolerant, rapid germination, dark color, and limited

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Edward J. Nangle, David S. Gardner, James D. Metzger, Dominic P. Petrella, Tom K. Danneberger, Luis Rodriguez-Saona, and John L. Cisar

experiment may have been linked to seasonal variation in light intensity during establishment. The effect of light intensity can lead to changes in both tiller density and also tiller size ( Lemaire and Chapman, 1996 ). The lack of a difference among species

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Eric M. Lyons, Robert H. Snyder, and Jonathan P. Lynch

plants were transplanted from an environment adequate in P. Shoot growth of the control treatment was three- to five-fold greater than that of the two treatments using Al-P as the sole source of P ( Fig. 5 ). This same pattern was observed in the tiller