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Spartan II Hard Fescue

 

 

 

 

 

2008 National Variety Review Program (NTEP) Fine Leaf Fescue Trial

Final Report 2009-13 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rating

High Score

Spartan II

Low Score

LSD*

LPI-1*  2013

Good

5.8

4.7

3.7

0.9

LPI-2**  2013

Very Good

6.4

6.4

3.6

0.9

Shade Tolerance

Very Good

6.8

6.3

3.6

0.8

Color

V. Dark Green

6.7

6.4

5.5

0.5

Green-up

Very Good

5.6

5.1

4.9

0.7

Leaf Texture (10=thinnest)

Medium

8.7

6.3

5.7

1.6

Drought Tolerance

Good

9.0

6.3

2.7

3.0

Dollar Spot

Very Good

8.1

4.9

3.9

1.4

Red Thread

Very Good

7.4

7.2

5.0

1.5

Seedling Vigor

Good

7.6

5.9

3.4

1.0

LSD=Least Significant Difference

 

 

 

 

 

 *LPI-1= PA, NJ, VA, IL, NE, RI      ** LPI-2= MD, UT, WA

 

 

 

 

12/15/16