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Paige E. Boyle, Michelle M. Wisdom, and Michael D. Richardson

( Cynodon spp.), a warm-season turfgrass, is one of the most commonly used lawn and utility turfs in tropical and subtropic climates. Bermudagrass grows rapidly by rhizomes and stolons and has a dense, spreading growth habit that is competitive against

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James T. Brosnan, Adam W. Thoms, Gregory K. Breeden, and John C. Sorochan

Bermudagrasses ( Cynodon spp.) are commonly used on athletic fields in the U.S. transition zone, because they offer increased recuperative potential and heat tolerance compared with other turfgrass species ( Christians, 2004 ). Traffic is the

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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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Karen R. Harris-Shultz, Brian M. Schwartz, Wayne W. Hanna, and Jeff A. Brady

Bermudagrass is a warm-season grass used as turf for home lawns, public parks, golf courses, sports fields, and for forage and soil conservation ( Zhang et al., 1999 ). Common bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon (2n = 4x = 36)] was first introduced

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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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Diheng Zhong, Hongmei Du, Zhaolong Wang, and Bingru Huang

bermudagrass genotypes, hybrid bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon × C . transvaalensis ) ‘Tifway’ (drought-resistant) and common bermudagrass ( C. dactylon ) ‘C299’ (drought-susceptible), was collected from a research farm at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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James T. Brosnan, Dean A. Kopsell, Matthew T. Elmore, Gregory K. Breeden, and Gregory R. Armel

for weed control efficacy in turfgrass and ornamentals ( Armel et al., 2009 ; Brosnan et al., 2010 ). Mesotrione is currently registered for weed control in turf ( Anonymous, 2009b ) and has been shown to injure common bermudagrass [ Cynodon dactylon

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Karen R. Harris-Shultz, Brian M. Schwartz, and Jeff A. Brady

). ‘Tifgreen’ originated from a cross between an Egyptian Cynodon transvaalensis introduction and a common bermudagrass ( Cynodon dactylon ) from a North Carolina golf course green ( Hein, 1961 ). This cultivar can be mowed daily at a plant height of 4.7 mm

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Nikolaos Ntoulas, Panayiotis A. Nektarios, and Glykeria Gogoula

% Cynodon dactylon , 50% Festuca arundinacea , and 15% Poa pratensis ). The composted olive stone-amended substrate improved turf visual quality, color, shoot density, uniformity, and coverage. Alburquerque et al. (2007) in a controlled pot study

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Charles Fontanier, Justin Quetone Moss, Lakshmy Gopinath, Carla Goad, Kemin Su, and Yanqi Wu

Chilling injury (CI) can occur in susceptible turfgrasses, such as bermudagrass ( Cynodon sp.), as a result of nonfreezing low temperature stress. Bermudagrass is a warm-season turfgrass predominantly grown in the southern and transition zone