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Blueberry Kentucky Bluegrass

 

 

 

 

 

2005 National Variety Review Program (NTEP) Kentucky Bluegrass Trial

Final Report 2006-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rating

High Score

Blueberry

Low Score

LSD*

Recommended care (b)

Good

6.4

5.9

4.4

0.3

Low input (c)

Fair

6.3

5.4

4.4

0.5

Low-cut (a)

Fair

6.9

5.7

3.5

0.8

Northeast

Very Good

6.1

5.9

3.7

0.5

Transition Zone

Good

6.6

5.7

4.8

0.4

North Central

Good

6.6

5.8

4.2

0.4

Mountain West

Very Good

6.5

6.1

4.7

0.6

Shade Tolerance

Fair

5.2

3.2

1.6

1.4

Color

Very Dark Green

7.8

7.8

5.1

0.3

Spring Green-up

Fair

6.4

5.4

4.1

0.4

Leaf texture (high score=fine)

Moderate

7.6

6.2

5.5

0.5

Establishment

Fair

75.0

49.3

 38.1

9.2

Leaf Spot

Very Good

8.3

7.8

3.9

0.8

Stem Rust

           
          Poor

7.9

5.5

4.9

1.4

Dollar Spot

Very Good

8.2

7.3

5.4

0.9

Summer Patch 

Poor

6.4

3.9

3.9

1.5

Pink Snow Mold

Fair

8.0

5.7

4.3

1.8

% poa Annua after 5 years

Very Good

1.2

11.7

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                                                 01/2016