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Grass Varieties in the United States

Field / Identification Guide

By: James Alderson and W Curtis Sharp

296 pages, no illustrations

CRC Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #85141 | ISBN: 1566701937
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $98/€90 approx

About this book

This user-friendly handbook is a working guide to the status of named and experimental grasses available for use in the United States. It provides physical descriptions and status profiles of grass varieties, including turf grass varieties. The handbook also contains maps and descriptions of Land Resources Regions and Plant Hardiness Zones that assist in the understanding of plant adaptation areas. Whenever available, the information in the handbook includes:


Varieties and Experimental Lines: Descriptions Appendix A: USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; Land Resource Regions Map and Descriptions Appendix B: Abbreviations Used in Handbook Appendix C: Obsolete Grass Varieties and Experimental Lines No Longer Available in the U.S. Appendix D: Common and Scientific Names of Plant Diseases and Insects Used in the Descriptions of Varieties and Experimental Lines Index of Scientific Plant Names, Common Names, Varieties, and Strains

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