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Forage and Turf Potential of Giant Bermudagrass in the Southeastern United States1


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  1. Vol. 57 No. 3, p. 239-240

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  1. Raymond B. Cooper and
  2. Glenn W. Burton2



Giant bermudagrass yielded no more forage than common bermudagrass and only about 55% as much as Coastal bermudagrass whether cut weekly or at five-week intervals. Giant bermudagrass was inferior to common bermudagrass as a turf grass. It gradually gave way to common bermudagrass when mowed but had not been eliminated after two years of very close, weekly mowing.

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