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Rick A. Boydston, Treva Anderson, and Steven F. Vaughn

above the root zone and the larger size and stage of growth of the ornamental plants relative to the small germinating weed seedlings when exposed to MSM. Fig. 1. Mustard seed meal applied at a rate of 450 g·m −2 to grass seedlings. MSM

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S. Christopher Marble, Andrew K. Koeser, and Gitta Hasing

directed spray in landscape ornamentals and provides control of many annual grass and broadleaf weed species ( Kaapro and Hall, 2012 ). All three of these newer products offer an alternative to many of the older preemergence herbicides that have

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Thomas E. Eickhoff, Tiffany M. Heng-Moss, and Frederick P. Baxendale

’ buffalograss were extracted from research plots at the John Seaton Anderson Turfgrass and Ornamental Research Facility (JSA Research Facility), University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center, near Mead, Nebr. The previously named grasses

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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

detergent fiber content makes zoysiagrass more difficult to mow. Thus, to have a high mowing quality, mowers working constantly on zoysiagrass require more sharpening than mowers working on other grasses ( Bevard et al., 2005 ). Being so hard to mow, manila

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Francesco Rossini, Roberto Ruggeri, Tiziano Celli, Francesco Maria Rogai, Ljiljana Kuzmanović, and Michael D. Richardson

For turf managers in the transition zone, overseeding warm-season grasses with a cool-season species is a common practice to maintain aesthetics and playability during the winter season ( Mazur and Rice, 1999 ). Even when climatic conditions are

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William T. Haller, Lyn A. Gettys, and Taizo Uchida

( Table 2 ). However, homeowners and other irrigators must follow label directions or risk significant injury to these grasses (particularly st. augustinegrass and bahiagrass) and possibly to other ornamental species as well. Because topramezone and

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Lyn A. Gettys and Kimberly A. Moore

species using the greenhouse techniques that are employed to culture landscape plants. In these experiments we focused on four littoral zone species: arrow arum, blue-eyed grass, golden club, and lemon bacopa. All four species are perennials native to the

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Jason J. Griffin, William R. Reid, and Dale J. Bremer

grass species), root development was practically nonexistent in the upper 5 cm and overall root production was less than 33% of the trees that had mulch applied. Whitcomb (1981) observed that overall growth and appearance of selected woody

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Orville C. Baldos, Joseph DeFrank, and Glenn Sakamoto

St. Louis, MO Neal, J.C. Senesac, A.F. 1991 Preemergent herbicide safety in container-grown ornamental grasses HortScience 26 157 159 PBI/Gordon Corp 2008 Powerzone® herbicide label PBI/Gordon Corp. Kansas City, MO Senseman, S.A. 2007 Herbicide

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Andrzej K. Noyszewski, Neil O. Anderson, Alan G. Smith, Andrzej Kilian, Diana Dalbotten, Emi Ito, Anne Timm, and Holly Pellerin

Reed canarygrass is native to Eurasia and North America ( Lavergne and Molofsky, 2004 ); it is a perennial, wind-pollinated, wetland grass, cultivated in temperate regions around the globe for a forage, bioremediation, ornamental use, and biofuel