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Tim R. Pannkuk, Richard H. White, Kurt Steinke, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, David R. Chalmers, and James C. Thomas

5- to 7.6-cm cutting height with a mowing frequency of every 2 to 4 weeks. Clippings were returned to the plots. The bluestem and muhlygrass (native grass treatment) were trimmed to 15 to 18 cm each December. The soil in the St. Augustinegrass alone

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Matthew J. Koch and Stacy A. Bonos

were a measure of the percentage of each plant that remained green despite the salinity stress. Clipping yields were measured by removing shoot growth above the 3.8-cm cutting height, drying the clippings for 48 h at 65 °C, and weighing them. Finally

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Maurizio Giolo, Stefano Macolino, Erica Barolo, and Filippo Rimi

mowed weekly with a rotary mower at an effective cutting height of 36 mm with clippings removed. In December of each year, broadleaf weeds were controlled with an application of selective herbicide dicamba (3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid) at 0.1 kg

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Mohamad Hossein Sheikh Mohamadi, Nematollah Etemadi, Ali Nikbakht, and Mohammad Pessarakli

. A 10–5–10 (N–P 2 O 5 –K 2 O) fertilizer was applied at 15 g·m −2 once every 2 weeks beginning at seeding and once per month from October to June. Wheatgrass and tall fescue were maintained at a cutting height of 4 cm and were mowed when needed using

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Sabine R. Green, Geno A. Picchioni, Leigh W. Murray, and Marisa M. Wall

, M.W. 2002 Nutrient solution concentration affects growth of subirrigated bedding plants J. Plant Nutr. 25 387 403 New Mexico State University 2009 New Mexico Climate Center 6 Aug. 2009 < >. Ojo, D.O. 2001 Density and cutting

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Christos Lykas, Constantinos Kittas, Nikolaos Katsoulas, and Maria Papafotiou

. (1999) . Concerning the parameters related to the PAR , PAR :total and PAR :NIR ratios, they were ≈30% lower under the P-PE film than under the C-PE film. Effects on cuttings stage. Figure 2 shows the evolution of cuttings height under the

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Roberto G. Lopez and Erik S. Runkle

the most valuable annual bedding crops commonly propagated from cuttings ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2008 ). The objective of this study was to quantify the effects of DLI during propagation on rooting, growth, and quality (cutting height and

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Eric M. Lyons, Peter J. Landschoot, and David R. Huff

plants maintained at a higher cutting height (4 mm) had a decreased rate of root mortality when compared with plants maintained at lower cutting heights (3 mm), indicating the importance of mowing height in maintaining a healthy root system. Closely mowed

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Mohamad-Hossein Sheikh-Mohamadi, Nematollah Etemadi, and Mostafa Arab

establishment phase of grass development. In general, grasses were watered three times weekly to maintain plants under well-watered conditions. The soil moisture was maintained at field capacity and the grass was maintained at a cutting height of 5 cm. The pots

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, Kurt Steinke, James C. Thomas, David R. Chalmers, and Richard H. White

. augustinegrass was mowed at 5- to 7.6-cm cutting height every 2 to 4 weeks. Mowing heights are typically higher during the summer months to reduce plant stress. The bluestem and muhlygrass (native and tree + native treatments) were trimmed with handheld clippers