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James T. Brosnan, Adam W. Thoms, Gregory K. Breeden, and John C. Sorochan

evaluate the traffic tolerance of ‘Riviera’ bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon L.) after treatment with various PGRs commercially marketed for use in turfgrass management. Materials and Methods Research site. A 2-year field study was conducted

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Dean A. Kopsell, James T. Brosnan, Gregory R. Armel, and J. Scott McElroy

). Research is currently underway to determine the efficacy of mesotrione for broadleaf and grassy weed control in managed turfgrass systems. Mesotrione is not currently labeled for use on actively growing bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.] turf

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Nikolaos Ntoulas, Panayiotis A. Nektarios, and Glykeria Gogoula

% Cynodon dactylon , 50% Festuca arundinacea , and 15% Poa pratensis ). The composted olive stone-amended substrate improved turf visual quality, color, shoot density, uniformity, and coverage. Alburquerque et al. (2007) in a controlled pot study

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James T. Brosnan, Dean A. Kopsell, Matthew T. Elmore, Gregory K. Breeden, and Gregory R. Armel

for weed control efficacy in turfgrass and ornamentals ( Armel et al., 2009 ; Brosnan et al., 2010 ). Mesotrione is currently registered for weed control in turf ( Anonymous, 2009b ) and has been shown to injure common bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon

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Margaret E. Wolf and Michael W. Smith

Leachates of living Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. and Amaranthus sp. were applied to Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) C. Koch. seedlings to compare effects on growth and elemental absorption. Water applied to the weed pot or control pot (no weeds present) leached through the pot and into a funnel with a tube attached, then directly into the corresponding pecan seedling pot. After 4 months of growth, pecan seedlings receiving weed leachates had less leaf area and were shorter than those watered through control pots. These results suggest that leachates from these two weed species inhibit pecan growth, independent of any competition effects.

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Kevin E. Kenworthy, Dennis L. Martin, and Charles M. Taliaferro

Within the Cynodon genus, there are nine species ( Harlan et al., 1970a ). Two Cynodon taxa, C. dactylon (L.) Pers. var. dactylon and C. transvaalensis Burtt-Davy, are important to the turfgrass industry. Tetraploid (2n = 4x = 36) C

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Fang Xu, Junqin Zong, Jingbo Chen, Jianjian Li, Dandan Li, Jianxiu Liu, and Fang Xu

environments and seasons, and so on. Bermuda grass ( Cynodon dactylon L.) and pampas grass ( Cortaderia selloana ) are excellent ornamental grass varieties with high absorption rate, strong tolerance, high aboveground biomass, and easy cultivation ( Li et al

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Patrick E. McCullough and William Nutt

Bermudagrass [ Cynodon spp. (L.) Rich.] is the most popular turfgrass planted in warm-humid regions ( Beard, 1973 ). Improved seeded cultivars of common bermudagrass [Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.] have color, quality, and texture comparable to

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Wenjing Pang, John E. Luc, William T. Crow, Kevin E. Kenworthy, Robert McSorley, and Robin M. Giblin-Davis

bermudagrass greens. This highlights the need to select new sources of genetically superior bermudagrass accessions for use in a breeding program. Most bermudagrass cultivars that have been widely used on golf courses are triploids [ Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers

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Karen R. Harris-Shultz, Brian M. Schwartz, Wayne W. Hanna, and Jeff A. Brady

Bermudagrass is a warm-season grass used as turf for home lawns, public parks, golf courses, sports fields, and for forage and soil conservation ( Zhang et al., 1999 ). Common bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon (2n = 4x = 36)] was first introduced