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Shaoyun Lu, Zhongcheng Wang, Yuejing Niu, Zhenfei Guo, and Bingru Huang

turfgrasses with alterations in various morphological traits. The most frequent mutant character from the irradiated plants is dwarfism. Gamma irradiation has been used to develop the dwarf-type bermudagrass cultivars TifEagle, Tift 94, and Tifway II ( Burton

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Bo Xiao and David Jespersen

, 2000 ). However, relatively little research has been performed to show how this species compares to more common turfgrasses such as bermudagrass. How the physiological mechanisms responsible for the differences in waterlogging tolerance vary between

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Karen R. Harris, Brian M. Schwartz, Andrew H. Paterson, and Jeff A. Brady

Bermudagrass is a C4 perennial grass used widely for lawns, sports fields, parks, golf courses, and pastures, and to prevent soil erosion in most of the warmer environments across the world. Common bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon , 2 n = 4x = 36

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Daniel Hargey, Benjamin Wherley, Casey Reynolds, Richard White, and Garrett Parker

Winter overseeding of dormant bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon sp.) athletic turf has been a common practice in the transition zone and southern United States. Winter overseeding provides an actively growing cool-season turfgrass stand that provides

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John M. Kauffman, John C. Sorochan, and Dean A. Kopsell

procedures do not currently exist. The objective of this study was to determine optimum sample sizes required to estimate thatch-mat depth and OM content in ‘TifEagle’ and ‘Champion’ ultradwarf bermudagrass, ‘SeaDwarf’ seashore paspalum, and ‘Diamond

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Travis W. Gannon, Matthew D. Jeffries, James T. Brosnan, Gregory K. Breeden, Kevin A. Tucker, and Gerald M. Henry

desirable turfgrass species such as bermudagrass ( Cynodon spp.) or tall fescue ( Lolium arundinaceum Schreb.), the light green color and coarse texture of crabgrass foliage can reduce overall turf quality ( Hall et al., 1994 ). PRE herbicides such as

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Kayla R. Sanders and Jeffrey S. Beasley

fertilizer source has on N and P surface runoff losses from hybrid bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon × C. transvaalensis ), a commonly grown turfgrass for athletic and utility sites. Materials and methods Experimental design . Two 84-d experiments were

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Monica L. Elliott, J.A. McInroy, K. Xiong, J.H. Kim, H.D. Skipper, and E.A. Guertal

Golf course putting greens are composed of a turfgrass monoculture. In the southeastern United States, bentgrass ( Agrostis palustris Huds.) and hybrid bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. × C. transvaalensis Burtt-Davy] are the dominant

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Thomas R. Sinclair, Andrew Schreffler, Benjamin Wherley, and Michael D. Dukes

results in increased root growth. Materials and Methods Root development was observed for the most commercially important cultivar of each of four turfgrasses: cv. Argentine bahiagrass ( Paspalum notatum ), cv. Tifway 419 bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon

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Gregg C. Munshaw, Jeffery S. Beasley, Christian M. Baldwin, Justin Q. Moss, Kenneth L. Cropper, H. Wayne Philley, Chrissie A. Segars, and Barry R. Stewart

Bermudagrass ( Cynodon sp.) is widely grown throughout the southern United States for recreational and aesthetic purposes. Bermudagrass provides a heat- and drought-tolerant turfgrass that exhibits vigorous growth and good wear tolerance