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Stenotaphrum secundatum, Buffalo Grass 'TF01'

Loch, D.S. and Roche, M.B. (2007) Stenotaphrum secundatum, Buffalo Grass 'TF01'. Plant Varieties Journal, 20 (4). 45,141-150.

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‘TF01’ was selected by the breeder, John Powell, as an isolated and distinctive plant of buffalo grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) growing among kikuyu grass on the banks of the Bellinger River along its tidal reaches where it was occasionally inundated by brackish water during king tides. It showed shorter internodes than existing buffalo grass varieties of comparable texture within the breeder’s knowledge, and showed good colour retention during periods of drought. Initially designated ‘TF01’, the buffalo grass cultivar was trialled for turf adaptation by Turf Force on their Beaudesert turf farm and characterised in a national buffalo grass project coordinated by the Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries Turf Research group initiated in 2005. PBR Certificate Number 3624, Application Number 2007/245, granted 25 September 2008.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:QPIF, DEEDI
Additional Information:© IP Australia.
Keywords:Stenotaphrum secundatum; soft leaf buffalo grass; 'TF01'; PBR; Plant Breeders Rights; turfgrass.
Subjects:Plant culture > Lawns and turfgrasses > Varieties
Live Archive:29 Nov 2010 01:56
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:48

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