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Titan Rx Tall Fescue

 

 

 

 

 

2006 National Variety Review Program (NTEP) Tall Fescue Trial

Final Report 2011 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rating

High Score

Titan Rx

Low Score

LSD*

Medium Maintenance (a)

Poor

6.2

5.2

3.5

0.3

Low Maintenance (b)

Poor

6.6

5.6

3.6

0.3

Northeast

Poor

7.0

4.4

1.9

0.4

Transition Zone

Poor

6.6

6.5

5.8

0.3

Southeast

Poor

6.3

6.1

5.8

0.4

North Central

Poor

6.6

6.3

5.6

0.4

Southwest

Fair

6.3

6.1

5.4

0.8

Pacific

Poor

5.3

4.2

2.8

0.6

Shade Tolerance

Very Good

7.2

7.1

3.6

0.7

Color

Light Green

7.5

6.1

4.0

0.3

Leaf texture (high score=fine)

Wide

6.7

5.3

3.2

0.4

 Spring Green-up

 Fair

 6.3

 5.4

 4.7

 0.5

Seedling Vigor

Good

7.3

5.8

4.0

0.7

Vertical Growth Rate*

Fast

22.0"

17.0"

11.0"

5.5"

Red Thread Disease

Very Good

8.8

8.3

6.5

1.1

Brown patch (warm temperature)

            Fair

7.4

6.2

5.4

1.0

Pink Snow Mold

Poor

6.8

3.8

2.8

2.2

*LSD= Least Significant Difference

 

 

 

 

 

* Growth in inches after several weeks

 

 

 

 

 

(a)= Schedule A, 1-3 lbs. of N/yr., 2-3" mowing height, irrigate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(b)= Schedule B, 0-1 lbs. or N/yr./2.5-3.5 inch mowing height, irrigate in Sept. only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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