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In the genus Agrostis, the four species employed as turfgrasses include creeping bentgrass (A. palustris Huds., A. stolonifera L.), colonial bentgrass (A. tenuis, A. capillaris), velvet bentgrass (A. canina), and, more rarely, redtop (A. alba, A. gigantea). The objective of this four-year study was to evaluate the performance of 29 commercially available bentgrass cultivars under the environmental conditions of central Maine.
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Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station
Pennucci, A., and A.R. Langille. 2005. An evaluation of turfgrass species and varieties: The bentgrasses. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Miscellaneous Report 437.