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Poa Pratensis L.
Kentucky Bluegrass is?
-Perennial, short, sod cool season grass
-apomixic (has clones)
-High LAI near soil surface
Kentucky Bluegrass bud orientation?
Does Kentucky Bluegrass have an auricle?
What are the tip of the leaves of Kentucky Bluegrass shaped like?
A boat keel
Kentucky Bluegrass needs _____ soils
Kentucky Bluegrass needs _____ moisture
Kentucky Bluegrass has ____ root system
Kentucky Bluegrass tolerates what better than most cool-season grasses?
Kentucky Bluegrass is _____ winter-hardy
Embryo production without the need for fertilization (asexual reproduction)
_______ varieties of Kentucky Bluegrass produce less growth
Traditional Kentucky Bluegrass for KY?
What kind of establishment is recommended for Kentucky Bluegrass?
Kentucky Bluegrass requires higher soil fertility especially in?
P and lime
Forage nutritive value is determined by ______ and ______
Maturity, Forage type
Why at the same stage of maturity does Kentucky Bluegrass have higher nutritive value than other cool-season grasses?
-More leaf material
Is Kentucky Bluegrass better for individual or overall animal production?
Individual (total production/acre is lower due to lower yields)
Kentucky Bluegrass is tolerant to____ and _____ grazing
Dactylis glomerata L.
Orchardgrass is a?
-Perennial, erect, tall growing bunchgrass
Clump of tillers from axillary buds on crown
Orchardgrass bud orientation?
folded (flat tiller bases)
Does Orchardgrass have an auricle?
Orchardgrass has _____ winter hardiness
Orchardgrass has _____tolerance of dry soil
Orchardgrass has ______ tolerance of flooding
Orchardgrass is most tolerant to?
Early maturing varieties of Orchardgrass have?
Higher yields and faster regrowth