tall fescue


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tall fescue

n.
A perennial grass (Festuca arundinacea) native to Europe, widely grown for forage and lawns.
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Runoff and infiltration ,amounts were compared between five forage species (bluestem, bermudagrass, gamagrass, switchgrass, tall fescue) under simulated rainfall conditions.
Generally, fall seeding refers to planting cool-season grasses such as Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, fine fescue or tall fescue. These species perform better in cooler weather.
Stockpiling tall fescue pastures from now until late October or early November will produce high quality forage that can carry a beef herd well into the winter.
The tall fescue research showed up to a 50 percent difference in forage preferences based on cutting time.
For example, tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) and several other grasses may become infected with endophytic fungi, such as Acremonium coenophialum (Clay, 1990a).
Tall fescue (Lolium arundinaceum) is one of the most popular cool-season pasture grasses in the US, say Roberts and Andrae, but nearly all of it planted before 1980 is infected with Epichloi coenophialum, a microscopic fungus.
Identification of the association between molecular markers and quality traits would promote the efficient utilization, conservation and management of the tall fescue germplasm.
ARDMORE Noble Research Institute researchers have developed and released a new tall fescue variety called Chisholm to provide a new forage option for agricultural producers in western Oklahoma and Texas.<br />Tall fescue is a cool-season perennial grass, which means it produces forage for livestock from fall to spring and does not need to be replanted each year.
Gray), and tall fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus Schreb.) in long-term experimental plots in woodlands near Nashrille, Indiana.
The vast majority of other forages tested during that time failed, including other species of Phalaris, Idaho fescue (Festuca idahoensis Elmer), varieties of orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) and tall fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus (Schreb.)).
ERIN HILLS looked like providing such a daunting test for the world's best golfers in this week's US Open that some of the tall fescue grass on four holes was chopped down on Tuesday.