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Hiroko Sato, Tadashi Takamizo, Tsutomu Shimizu, Kiyoshi Kawai and Koichiro Kaku

Tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) is a major cool-season perennial grass species. It is widely used not only as forage in pastures, but also as turf for lawns, golf courses, athletic fields, roadsides, and other places. Tall fescue is an

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Jin-wei Zhang, Yi-xue Liu, Jin-ping Yu, Wei Zhang, Ya-qiong Xie and Ning-ning Ge

, 1979 ). Festuca arundinacea Schreb. is a very important cool-season turfgrass plant ( Charles et al., 1991 ). It can be planted from the northeast to the Yangtze River region of China because of its high resistance to drought, flooding, saline

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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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Lili Zhuang, Mengxian Liu, Xiuyun Yuan, Zhimin Yang and Bingru Huang

been isolated or cloned from perennial grass species except for a PIP2-homologue shown to have salinity-induced expression in Festuca rubra ssp. litoralis ( Diedhiou et al., 2009 ). Understanding the molecular mechanisms by which perennial grasses

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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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Jianping P. Wang, Suleiman S. Bughrara and C. Jerry Nelson

( Festuca mairei ) compared with three tall fescue ( F. arundinacea Schreb.) cultivars: Kentucky 31, Falcon II, and Barolex. Objectives of this study were to compare leaf elongation, leaf water content, leaf water potential, root biomass, and root length

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Erick Amombo, Huiying Li and Jinmin Fu

overly sensitive, FaZnF = Festuca arundinacea zinc finger protein, MAPKs = mitogen-activated protein kinases. Literature Cited Achevaleta, M. Bacon, C.W. Hoveland, C.S. Radcliffe, D.E. 1989 Effect of the tall fescue endophyte on plant response to

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Jonathan M. Bokmeyer, Stacy A. Bonos and William A. Meyer

Tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) is a cool-season turfgrass that is commonly used throughout the North American transition zone for residential lawns, athletic fields, golf course roughs, and lower maintenance parks and recreation areas

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Mark G. Lefsrud, John C. Sorochan, Dean A. Kopsell and J. Scott McElroy

Kentucky bluegrass ( Poa pratensis L.) and tall fescue ( Festuca arundinacea Schreb.; syn., Lolium arundinaceum Darbyshire) are cool-season grasses commonly used for lawns in temperate regions of North America. However, these grasses can be

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Rebecca Nelson Brown and Josef H. Gorres

). Spencer et al. (1988) found interactions between salinity and nitrogen uptake in perennial ryegrass ( Lolium perenne ) suggesting that sodium chloride enhanced plant uptake of NO x . Bowman et al. (2006) found interactions in tall fescue ( Festuca