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Research in Turfgrass at Oregon State University
Spreading perennial ryegrass variety trial at the Lewis-Brown farm, Corvallis, OR
Turfgrass research at Oregon State University centers around two main thematic areas: environmental research and annual bluegrass putting green maintenance. Below are a list of research trials that are currently ongoing or have been conducted over the past few years specific to each focal area.
- Water use of 10 cool-season turfgrass species during initial year of establishment
- Use of soil amendments to reduce turf water use
- Evalution of seashore paspalum for use in the Pacific Northwest
- Spreading perennial ryegrasses
- Roundup tolerant perennial ryegrass
- Perennial ryegrass National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) trial
Annual Bluegrass Putting Green Maintenance
- Mowing and rolling trials
- Long-term Poa fertility trial
- Alternative strategies to manage Microdochium patch
- Anthracnose, gray snow mold, and Microdochium patch fungicide evaluation trials
To learn more about the research trials listed above, please return to the BeaverTurf homepage and click on the appropriate segment of the turfgrass industry that you are interested in.
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