ROADSIDE VEGETATION STUDY, PART I, AGRONOMY

A SUMMARY OF NINE YEARS OF AGRONOMIC RESEARCH ON MISSISSIPPI ROADSIDES INCLUDES AN EVALUATION OF THE ADAPTION OF GRASS AND LEGUME SPECIES, MULCHING OF NEW ROADSIDE TURF PLANTINGS, FERTILIZATION OF SEEDBEDS AND NEWLY ESTABLISHED TURF, AND LIMITED IRRIGATION OF NEW SEEDINGS. THE BEST ADAPTED WARM SEASON PERENNIAL GRASS SPECIES WERE COMMON BERMUDA, BAHIAGRASS, AND WEEPING LOVE GRASS. TALL FESCUE WAS FOUND TO BE BEST COOL SEASON GRASS FOR NORTHERN PORTON OF MISSISSIPPI. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • REP NO MSHD-RD-72-049
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mississippi State University, Mississippi State

    Agricultural Experiment Station
    Mississippi State, MS  USA  39762

    Mississippi State Highway Department

    P.O. Box 1850
    Jackson, MI  USA  39215
  • Authors:
    • BIEBER, E
    • Ward, C Y
  • Publication Date: 1971-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00204652
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1973 12:00AM