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Prosperity Kentucky Bluegrass

2005 National Variety Review Program (NTEP)

Kentucky Bluegrass Trial

Final Report 2006-10

 

 Rating

 High Score

 Prosperity

 Low Score

 LSD*

Recommended Care (b)

 Good

 6.4

 5.9

 4.4

 0.3

 Low Input (c)

 Good

 6.3

 5.6

 4.4

 0.5

 Low Cut (a)

 Good

 6.9

 5.8

 3.5

 0.8

 Northeast

 Very Good

 6.1

 5.8

 3.7

 0.5

 Transition Zone

 Good

 6.6

 5.8

 4.8

 0.4

 North Central

 Good

 6.6

 5.8

 4.2

 0.4

 Mountain West

 Very Good

 6.5

 6.2

 4.7

 0.6

 Shade Tolerance

 Good

 5.2

 3.3

 1.6

 1.4

 Color

 Very Dark Green

 7.8

 7.7

 5.1

 0.3

 Spring Green-up

 Slow

 6.4

 5.1

 4.1

 0.4

 Leaf Texture (high score=fine)

 Moderate

 7.6

 6.5

 5.5

 0.5

 Establishment

 Slow

 75.0

 54.8

 38.1

 9.2

 Leaf Spot

 Very Good

 8.3

 7.9

 3.9

 0.8

 Stem Rust

 Poor

 7.9

 5.6

 4.9

 1.4

 Dollar Spot

 Good

 8.2

 7.1

 5.4

 0.9

 Summer patch

 Good

 6.4

 4.8

 3.9

 1.5

 Pink Snow Mold

 Poor

 8.0

 4.3

 4.3

 1.8

 % poa Annua after 5 yrs.

 Fair

 1.2

 15.8

 53.3

 13.5

 (a) Low cut = 1/2 inch mowing height, 3-4 lbs N/1000/yr, Irrigation to prevent stress.

 (b) recommended maintenance = 1-2 inch mowing height, 3-4 lbs N/1000/yr.  Irrigation to prevent dormancy

 (c) Low input = 2.5-3.5 inch Mowing height, 0-2 lbs N/1,000/yr.  No irrigation

 Rating assigned relative to other varieties in the same trial

 *LSD=Least Significant Difference                                                                      1/2016