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Pro Sports Field Saline Professional Turfgrass Mixture
Professional Turfgrass Mixture


Description

A mixture of three elite perennial ryegrass varieties that have been naturally bred for salt tolerance and Transcontinental improved bermudagrass. The ryegrass varieties in this mixture have demonstrated tolerance as high as 10,000 ppm salinity with plant survival ranging from 78 to 80 percent.


Characteristics

FEATURES:

BENEFITS:


Salt tolerance Tolerates effluent water or moderate salinity conditions
High density seeded bermudagrass Improved traffic tolerance
Fine texture Outstanding turf quality of seeded bermudagrasses
Dark blue-green color Less fertilizer needed
High endophyte level High resistance to above ground insects
Better heat and drought tolerance Improved summer performance
Improved mowability Reduced leaf shredding during mowing
Rye & Bermuda combination All year playability and green color

Uses

High traffic areas including:
Golf Courses, Sportsfields, Cemetaries, Parks, Commercial developments, Residential lawns

Because of its improved texture and density, "Pro Sportsfield Saline" may be seeded into established stands of seeded bermuda and some hybrid bermudas to improve overall performance.


Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).
Overseeding: 7-10 pounds per 1000 square feet (300-400 pounds per acre).


Establishment

Germination: 6-12 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 21 days.
First limited use: Approximately 30 days.


Adaptability & Care

Climatic Conditions: All (except high altitude)
Soils: Sandy to heavy clay. Not good for extremely wet or shaded areas.
pH range: 5.5 to 8.5
Fertilization: 4 to 5 pounds of actual nitrogen per 1000 sq ft per year. Use a balanced fertliizer with a 3:1:2 ratio of NPK with sulphur.
Mowing height: 1/2 to 1-1/4 inches in cool seasons, 1-1/2 to 2 inches in warm seasons.


Quality Assurance

"Pro Sportsfield Saline" is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in "Pro Sportsfield Saline" are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development.
Accept no substitutions.


Ingredients & Specifications

SR 4420 Perennial Ryegrass
SR 4220 Perennial Ryegrass
Penguin Perennial Ryegrass
Transcontinental Bermudagrass


97% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination


Test Data

Seeding Salt Tolerance Test
Perennial Ryegrass Varieties
10,000 ppm salt concentration

Variety

% Survival


SR 4220
SR 4420

80
78

Mean Turfgrass Ratings of
Seeded Bermudagrasses

Grown at 16 locations in the U.S.
2002-2005 Data
Leaf Texture Ratings 1-9; 9=very fine

Princess (#1 rank)
Riviera
Contessa
Transcontinental*
Mowhalk
Sunstar
Sahara
AZ Common

LSD Value

6.4
6.2
6.0
5.7
5.5
5.4
5.3
5.0

0.3


To determine whether a cultivar's performance is truly different from another, subtract one entry's mean from another entry's mean. If this value is larger than the LSD value, the observed difference in cultivar performance is significant and did not happen by chance.
**Complete tables available upon request.


Quality Assurance

Gersh Park, Goleta California



9180 San Fernando Road • P.O. Box 1579 • Sun Valley, CA 91353
(213) 626-9668 • (800) 621-0315 • FAX (213) 626-4920


 
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