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Antonio Pompeiano, Nicola Grossi, and Marco Volterrani

maintenance costs ( Fry et al., 2008 ). Differences in divot injury recovery were investigated among zoysiagrass cultivars ( Karcher et al., 2005 ; Trappe et al., 2011b ), shade and traffic tolerance ( Trappe et al., 2011a ), as well as clipping yield

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Richard O. Carey, George J. Hochmuth, Christopher J. Martinez, Treavor H. Boyer, Vimala D. Nair, Michael D. Dukes, Gurpal S. Toor, Amy L. Shober, John L. Cisar, Laurie E. Trenholm, and Jerry B. Sartain

, etc.) was dependent on sulfur, polymer content, or both in coated fertilizers. The thickness and nature of polymer-coatings affect N-release properties ( Carrow, 1997 ). Slow-release N sources may reduce clipping yields compared with quick

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Joseph C. Fetter, Rebecca N. Brown, and José A. Amador

significant for plots fertilized at a rate of 48 kg N/ha/year. Over the course of the experiment, clipping yields from these plots did not differ significantly from the NF control ( Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1. Mean (n = 4) grass clipping production on four dates for

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Chenping Xu, Zhongchun Jiang, and Bingru Huang

clipping yield and potential nitrate leaching. Low N availability can lead to N deficiency and limit plant growth ( Hull and Liu, 2005 ). Therefore, efficient use of N has been a major goal in turfgrass management and understanding the physiology of N

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Mark J. Howieson and Nick Edward Christians

chamber for at least 3 weeks before initiation of treatments. Although no formal measurements were recorded, growth rate and clipping yield of grasses were similar when grown in the greenhouse and growth chamber. Grasses were not cut for 3 d before

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Xiaoyan Dai, Donald M. Vietor, Frank M. Hons, Tony L. Provin, Richard H. White, Thomas W. Boutton, and Clyde L. Munster

indicated return of clippings could increase long-term C sequestration up to 25% ( Qian et al., 2003 ). Yet, similar clipping yields between CMB and fertilizer-grown sod, which equaled 25% of increases of SOC in the present study, indicated other C sources

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Meghyn Meeks, Ambika Chandra, and Ben G. Wherley

clipping yield, turfgrass quality, and color ( Burner and West, 2010 ; Cockerham et al., 2002 ; Feldhake et al., 1985 ; Lin et al., 1999 ; Watson et al., 1984 ; Wood, 1968 ). In cool-season grasses, clipping biomass production has been shown to

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Yiwei Jiang, Yu Cui, Zhongyong Pei, Huifen Liu, and Shoujun Sun

WUE during drydown was associated with less leaf firing and wilting tendency in kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis ), but the WUE measured as clipping yield-to-water loss ratio may not always be a reliable predictor of turf performance under drought

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Marco Volterrani, Nicola Grossi, Monica Gaetani, Lisa Caturegli, Aimila-Eleni Nikolopoulou, Filippo Lulli, and Simone Magni

hybrid bermudagrass for PB only refers to the effects on clipping yield, root mass, root length, and shoot density of dwarf types ( McCullough, 2005a , 2005b ). Chlormequat chloride also belongs to the group of GA inhibitors but is currently labeled for

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Michel Pirchio, Marco Fontanelli, Christian Frasconi, Luisa Martelloni, Michele Raffaelli, Andrea Peruzzi, Lisa Caturegli, Monica Gaetani, Simone Magni, Marco Volterrani, and Nicola Grossi

turfgrass wear tolerance Agron. J. 67 211 215 Trappe, J.M. Karcher, D.E. Richardson, M.D. Patton, A.J. 2011 Bermudagrass and zoysiagrass cultivar selection: Part 1, clipping yield, scalping tendency, and golf ball lie Appl. Turfgrass Sci. 8 1 12 Turgeon, A