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Glyphosate doesn't harm tall fescue

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A. James Downer
David W. Cudney, University of California

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California Agriculture 43(1):13-14.

Published January 01, 1989

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Abstract

Reports that glyphosate, the active ingredient of a post-emergence broad-spectrum herbicide, may inhibit tall fescue germination when applied before seeding were not supported by field experiments. The method of seeding (hydroseeding or overseeding), however, may contribute to poor establishment.

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The authors wish to acknowledge Ventura Community College for providing the trial location, manure topdressings, and routine maintenance; Steve Griffin and Bob Reeves for assistance in the field work; Lori Yates for statistical analysis and reading the manuscript; and Vic Gibeault for reading the manuscript. The authors also acknowledge Cal Turf Inc. for providing hydroseeding services and tall fescue seed.

Glyphosate doesn't harm tall fescue

A. James Downer, David W. Cudney
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Glyphosate doesn't harm tall fescue

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Authors

A. James Downer
David W. Cudney, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 43(1):13-14.

Published January 01, 1989

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Reports that glyphosate, the active ingredient of a post-emergence broad-spectrum herbicide, may inhibit tall fescue germination when applied before seeding were not supported by field experiments. The method of seeding (hydroseeding or overseeding), however, may contribute to poor establishment.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors wish to acknowledge Ventura Community College for providing the trial location, manure topdressings, and routine maintenance; Steve Griffin and Bob Reeves for assistance in the field work; Lori Yates for statistical analysis and reading the manuscript; and Vic Gibeault for reading the manuscript. The authors also acknowledge Cal Turf Inc. for providing hydroseeding services and tall fescue seed.


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