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1

Poa Pratensis L.

Kentucky Bluegrass

2

Kentucky Bluegrass is?

-Perennial, short, sod cool season grass
-apomixic (has clones)
-High LAI near soil surface

3

Kentucky Bluegrass bud orientation?

Rolled

4

Does Kentucky Bluegrass have an auricle?

No

5

What are the tip of the leaves of Kentucky Bluegrass shaped like?

A boat keel

6

Kentucky Bluegrass needs _____ soils

Fertile

7

Kentucky Bluegrass needs _____ moisture

Sufficient

8

Kentucky Bluegrass has ____ root system

Shallow

9

Kentucky Bluegrass tolerates what better than most cool-season grasses?

Flooding

10

Kentucky Bluegrass is _____ winter-hardy

Very

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Embryo production without the need for fertilization (asexual reproduction)

Apomixis

12

_______ varieties of Kentucky Bluegrass produce less growth

Turf

13

Traditional Kentucky Bluegrass for KY?

-Common
-Kenblue
-Ginger

14

What kind of establishment is recommended for Kentucky Bluegrass?

Fall

15

Kentucky Bluegrass requires higher soil fertility especially in?

P and lime

16

Forage nutritive value is determined by ______ and ______

Maturity, Forage type

17

Why at the same stage of maturity does Kentucky Bluegrass have higher nutritive value than other cool-season grasses?

-More leaf material
-Finer stems

18

Is Kentucky Bluegrass better for individual or overall animal production?

Individual (total production/acre is lower due to lower yields)

19

Kentucky Bluegrass is tolerant to____ and _____ grazing

Close, Frequent

20

Dactylis glomerata L.

Orchardgrass (cocksfoot)

21

Orchardgrass is a?

-Perennial, erect, tall growing bunchgrass

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Clump of tillers from axillary buds on crown

Bunch

23

Orchardgrass bud orientation?

folded (flat tiller bases)

24

Does Orchardgrass have an auricle?

No

25

Orchardgrass has _____ winter hardiness

Moderate

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Orchardgrass has _____tolerance of dry soil

Moderate

27

Orchardgrass has ______ tolerance of flooding

Moderate

28

Orchardgrass is most tolerant to?

Shade

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Early maturing varieties of Orchardgrass have?

Higher yields and faster regrowth

30

Later maturing varieties of Orchardgrass have?

At a given growth stage a higher leaf content and higher nutritive value