This user-friendly handbook is a working guide to the status of named and experimental grasses available for use in the United States. It provides physical descriptions and status profiles of grass varieties, including turf grass varieties. The handbook also contains maps and descriptions of Land Resources Regions and Plant Hardiness Zones that assist in the understanding of plant adaptation areas. Whenever available, the information in the handbook includes:
Varieties and Experimental Lines: Descriptions
Appendix A: USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; Land Resource Regions Map and Descriptions
Appendix B: Abbreviations Used in Handbook
Appendix C: Obsolete Grass Varieties and Experimental Lines No Longer Available in the U.S.
Appendix D: Common and Scientific Names of Plant Diseases and Insects Used in the Descriptions of Varieties and Experimental Lines
Index of Scientific Plant Names, Common Names, Varieties, and Strains