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Kemin Su, Justin Q. Moss, Guolong Zhang, Dennis L. Martin and Yanqi Wu

turfgrass that support the popular hypothesis that dehydrin accumulation is positively correlated with dehydration tolerance. Hu et al. (2010) reported that accumulation of 31- and 40-kDa dehydrins may contribute to drought tolerance in bermudagrass

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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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Zhengrong Hu, Erick Amombo, Margaret Mukami Gitau, Aoyue Bi, Huihui Zhu, Liang Zhang, Liang Chen and Jinmin Fu

function ( Steponkus, 1984 ). Bermudagrass is a typical warm-season turfgrass species, which grows in warm climatic regions and exhibits remarkably great stress resistance. This turfgrass has been widely applied on account of its superior merits of fast

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Chuanhao Chen, Shaoyun Lu, Youguang Chen, Zhongcheng Wang, Yuejing Niu and Zhenfei Guo

Bermudagrass is a warm-season grass widely used for turfgrass on home lawns, sports fields, and golf courses in warm climatic regions. It grows rapidly during its active growing season. Rapid shoot growth increases demands on water and requires

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Filippo Lulli, Claudia de Bertoldi, Roberto Armeni, Lorenzo Guglielminetti and Marco Volterrani

surfaces: 1) ‘Tifway 419’ hybrid bermudagrass, 2) ‘Zeon’ manilagrass, and 3) ‘Salam’ seashore paspalum. To increase the understanding of how turfgrass biological and morphological factors effectively influence the playing characteristics of a turfgrass

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Michael T. Deaton and David W. Williams

compared with other means of stand establishment ( Patton et al., 2004a , 2004b ). In the early years of the 21st century, research with new seeded bermudagrass cultivars was limited. As more cultivars were made commercially available, studies were

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Hongmei Du, Zhaolong Wang, Wenjuan Yu and Bingru Huang

bermudagrass, exhibited superior tolerance to severe drought stress ( Hanna, 1998 ). Understanding differential metabolic changes in response short-term or mild stress and long-term or severe drought stress for drought-tolerant perennial grass species may

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Gregory E. Bell, Dennis L. Martin, Kyungjoon Koh and Holly R. Han

bermudagrass. Bell et al. (2002a) reported that human evaluations of color or cover alone were not as closely related to sensor measurements as color and cover in combination. In a former test of optical instruments, it was found that optical sensing required

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Jared. A. Hoyle, Gerald M. Henry, Travis Williams, Aaron Holbrook, Tyler Cooper, Leslie L. Beck and Andrew J. Hephner

establishment. Bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.] is the primary warm-season turfgrass species grown in the United States ( Christians, 2011 ). The abundant production of aggressive rhizomes and stolons enables bermudagrass to tolerate wear and recover

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Benjamin Wherley and Thomas R. Sinclair

rates of prostrate grass species, specifically creeping bentgrass and bermudagrass, maintained at lower heights of cut (less than 10 mm) has not been explored. The height and growth habit of a turfgrass may confound the influence of these cultural