Section 2
Chapter 1,493

The relationship between reproductive and vegetative growth in tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) and meadow fescue (F. pratensis Huds.)

Sugiyama, S.; Kataoka, M.; Takahashi, N.; Gotoh, K. (Goto, K)

Journal of Japanese Society of Grassland Science 31(1): 16-25


ISSN/ISBN: 0447-5933
Accession: 001492529

In a study of 21 cultivars and 15 natural strains of tall fescue and 18 cultivars (including 2 natural strains) of meadow fescue, cultivars tended to show a higher proportion of reproductive tillers and thus greater reproductive than vegetative growth than the natural populations, in both species, although there was large variation among cultivars.

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