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Crops II pp 407-417 | Cite as

Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) and Its Hybrids

  • M. J. Kasperbauer
  • R. C. Buckner
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 6)

Abstract

Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) is the predominant cool-season grass in the United States of America, occupying an estimated 12 to 14 million ha (Buckner and Bush 1979). Its primary use is as pasture to support ruminant livestock production.

Keywords

Callus Culture Anther Culture Tall Fescue Haploid Plant Forage Grass 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Kasperbauer
    • 1
  • R. C. Buckner
    • 2
  1. 1.USDA-ARS, Coastal Plains Research CenterFlorenceUSA
  2. 2.USDA-ARS, Grass and Turf ResearchLexingtonUSA

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