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Bandera Hybrid Bluegrass

 

 

 

 

 

2005 National Variety Review Program (NTEP) Kentucky Bluegrass Trial

Final Report 2006-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rating

High Score

Bandera

Low Score

LSD*

Recommended care (b)

Fair

6.4

5.3

4.4

0.3

Low input (c)

Fair

6.3

5.2

4.4

0.5

Low-cut (a)

Fair

6.9

5.4

3.5

0.8

Northeast

Poor

6.1

4.7

3.7

0.5

Transition Zone

Fair

6.6

5.3

4.8

0.4

North Central

Good

6.6

5.4

4.2

0.4

Mountain West

Fair

6.5

5.9

4.7

0.6

Shade Tolerance

Very Good

5.2

3.8

1.6

1.4

Color

Green

7.8

6.1

5.1

0.3

Spring Green-up

Very Slow

6.4

4.2

4.1

0.4

Leaf texture (high score=fine)

Moderate

7.6

6.1

5.5

0.5

Establishment

Moderate

75.0

49.8

 38.1

9.2

Leaf Spot

Fair

8.3

7.0

3.9

0.8

Stem Rust

Good

7.9

6.9

4.9

1.4

Dollar Spot

Good

8.2

6.9

5.4

0.9

Summer Patch 

 Very Good

6.4

5.2

3.9

1.5

Pink Snow Mold

Fair

8.0

5.0

4.3

1.8

% poa Annua after 5 years

Fair

1.2

25.0

53.3

13.5

(a) Schedule A=.4-.6 inch mowing height, 3-4 lbs N/1000 sq ft/year, Irrigation to prevent stress.

 

 

 

 

 

(b) Schedule B= 1-2 inch mowing height, 3-4 lbs. N/sq ft/yr. irrigation to prevent dormancy

 

 

 

 

 

(c)Schedule C=2.5-3.5 inch mowing height, 0-2 lbs N/1000/yr. no irrigation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Rating assigned relative to other varieties in the same trail

 

 

 

 

 

** LSD= Least significant difference

 

 

 

 

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