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Yanhong Lou, Liang Chen, Qingguo Xu, and Xunzhong Zhang

Tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Schreb.), a cross-pollinated, hexaploid, cool-season perennial grass, has been widely grown as an important forage and turf grass throughout the world ( Aiken and Strickland, 2013 ; Seal, 1983 ). The grass belongs

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J. Scott McElroy and Greg K. Breeden

Weed management options during seeded establishment of tall fescue [ Schedonorus phoenix (Scop.) Holub; Lolium arundinaceum (Schreb.) S.J. Darbyshire] are limited. Siduron is often applied at planting for preemergence control of warm

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Yong Yang, Xueyong Liu, Yuanli Jiang, Zuoxiang Xiang, Qingguo Xu, Na Zhao, and Bichao Shu

deep soil conditions, especially in tall fescue. Tall fescue, native to West Europe, North Africa, and Southwest Asia, is one of the most widely used cool-season turfgrasses in the northwest of China ( Xiong et al., 2007 ). Rapid establishment makes

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Da Man, Yong-Xia Bao, Lie-Bao Han, and Xunzhong Zhang

during drought stress. Several studies have indicated that proline content increases during drought stress, and proline accumulation is associated with improvement in drought tolerance in tall fescue and other plants ( Seki et al., 2007 ; Zhang et al

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Sophie Rochefort, Yves Desjardins, David J. Shetlar, and Jacques Brodeur

(arthropod pests, plant diseases, weed invasion) stresses compared with a single species ( Beard, 1973 ; Brede and Duich, 1984 ; Coll and Bottrell, 1994 ). Tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Shreb.) and perennial ryegrass ( Lolium perenne L.) are the most

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Jinmin Fu, Jack Fry, and Bingru Huang

transition zone of the United States is often practiced on tall fescue, a turfgrass that is popular in the transition zone of the United States as a result of its heat tolerance and ability to avoid drought with deep rooting. However, under well

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John B. Workman, Patrick E. McCullough, F. Clint Waltz, James T. Brosnan, and Gerald M. Henry

events ( Anonymous, 2004 ). Quinclorac, a highly selective auxin herbicide, has shown to be safe when applied at seeding of annual bluegrass ( Poa annua L.), tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Schreb.), perennial ryegrass ( Lolium perenne L.), and fine

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Patrick E. McCullough, James T. Brosnan, and Gregory K. Breeden

bluegrass can be selectively controlled in creeping bentgrass ( Agrostis stolonifera L.), perennial ryegrass ( Lolium perenne L.), and tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) with an acetolactate synthase inhibitor, bispyribac-sodium ( Lycan and Hart

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Matthew A. Cutulle, Jeffrey F. Derr, David McCall, Brandon Horvath, and Adam D. Nichols

zone of the United States, which stretches from central New Jersey to the panhandle of Texas. Two cool-season turfgrasses that have desirable agronomic qualities and can be grown in the transition zone are tall fescue and hybrid bluegrass. Tall fescue

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Erick Amombo, Huiying Li, and Jinmin Fu

the most important cool-season turfgrasses, the use of tall fescue in tropical regions has been constrained by remarkably poor salt tolerance compared with warm-season turfgrasses ( Alshammary et al., 2004 ; Watkins et al., 2011 ). Interestingly