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. Yue et al. (2017) showed that many consumers are environmentally conscious and would be willing to pay more for low-maintenance grasses, which suggests that turfgrass breeders should devote more resources to the development of low-input turfgrass

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installation costs, maintenance costs, and gross margin per hectare (in US $) for a ‘Tahiti’ lime pedestrian orchard at a high planting density (1000 trees/ha) and a conventional orchard at a low density (208 trees/ha) in New Caledonia. Work undertaken in a

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significant effect on weed biomass only on the unplanted roofs ( Fig. 2 ). These results suggest that after the establishment period, irrigation patterns have little direct impact on weed management. However, we did not test how plant mortality on the low

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available cultivars of this species do not compare well in terms of overall, long-term turfgrass quality with other cool-season species commonly used in low-maintenance situations ( Han et al., 2002 ). Many factors may contribute to tufted hairgrass summer

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: Advantages and pitfalls of plant-based methods J. Expt. Bot. 55 2427 2436 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000449 Kargas, G. Soulis, K.X. 2012 Performance analysis and calibration of a new low cost capacitance soil moisture sensor J. Irr. Drain. Eng. 138 632 641

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introduced into the United States through New Orleans during the early 1800s ( Piper and Carrier, 1920 ). As a result of its low-maintenance requirements, common carpetgrass has been widely used as a pasture grass in Louisiana ( Watson and Burson, 1985 ). It

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emphasizing the creation and maintenance of appealing public and private landscapes using ornamental plants. Ornamental grasses are often used in landscapes in Utah and the Intermountain West due to their drought tolerance and low maintenance requirements

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maintenance of C-containing compounds in its roots. Nitrogen uptake and storage. In +N plants, average N concentrations were the highest in July and then declined until November ( Fig. 1 ). After November, average N concentrations remained relatively

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., 2001 ). Total nonstructural carbohydrates in grasses provide a reservoir of energy in plants beyond the immediate requirements for growth and maintenance and have been described as a physiological measure of stress tolerance ( Beard, 1973 ). Soluble

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allow the plants to reach full maturity and develop uniform and equal size roots and shoots. Treatments and experimental design. Two bermudagrass genotypes were subjected to four salinity levels: 0 m m (control), 100 m m (low), 200 m m (moderate), and

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