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Josh A. Honig, Stacy A. Bonos and William A. Meyer

The bluegrasses, also commonly referred to as meadowgrasses, are one the most economically important genera of the Poaceae ( Huff, 2010 ; Soreng and Barrie, 1999 ). Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) is the botanical-type species for the

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Josh A. Honig, Vincenzo Averello, Stacy A. Bonos and William A. Meyer

Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) is a facultative apomictic cool-season perennial grass species widely used for forage and turf in the United States and Canada ( Huff, 2003 , 2010 ). Although sexuality in kentucky bluegrass can be variable

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Kehua Wang and Yiwei Jiang

assess the waterlogging tolerance of turfgrass and to explore the physiological traits associated with stress tolerance. Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) is a widely used turfgrass species that adapts to well-drained soil conditions over cool

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Marcus A. Jones, Nick E. Christians, Daniel Weisenberger and Zachary J. Reicher

bentgrass is competitive with other cool-season turfgrasses at higher mowing heights (7.5 to 10 cm) and often spreads into surrounding areas of Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) ( Davis, 1958 ). Creeping bentgrass is considered a weed in these

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Joshua J. Skelton, William Sharp and Bruce E. Branham

time requiring the use of a postemergence herbicide application for eradication ( Branham et al., 2010 ). The selective control of ABG in cool-season turf, especially kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.), can be challenging as a result of limited

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Matthew T. Elmore, James A. Murphy and Bradley S. Park

perenne L.), kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.), and tall fescue. Research demonstrated consistently that sequential mesotrione applications provide more CBG control than single applications ( Branham et al., 2005 ; Dernoeden et al., 2008 ; Jones

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James A. Poss, Walter B. Russell, Stacy A. Bonos and Catherine M. Grieve

irrigation water quality is critical for the development of strategies to conserve fresh water supplies. Although not the most salt-tolerant of grasses, kentucky bluegrass (KBG) is a popular cool-season grass that can remain green throughout the year in arid

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Masoud Arghavani, Mohsen Kafi, Mesbah Babalar, Roohangiz Naderi, Md. Anamul Hoque and Yoshiyoki Murata

( Gill and Rainville, 1994 ). NaCl is the principal soil salinity stress ( Yokoi et al., 2002 ). Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) is a cool-season grass widely used for home lawns, sport fields, and commercial landscapes in temperate climates

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Robert R. Shortell, Stephen E. Hart and Stacy A. Bonos

Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) is a popular turfgrass species throughout its adaptive range. It typically produces a dense stand of turf with dark green color, high overall turf quality, and a wide range of disease tolerance. This makes

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Christopher A. Proctor, Daniel V. Weisenberger and Zachary J. Reicher

Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) mixed with PRG ( Lolium perenne L.) is a common seed mixture for lawn establishment. Seed mixes capitalize on the beneficial aspects of each turfgrass species such as differences in disease/insect resistance