Assessment of Asian Festuca rubra germplasm for potential to improve rangeland sustainability in the western United States

Abstract

There is a need for drought tolerant grass germplasm for use in wildfire control on degraded landscapes of western US rangelands. In 2006, multi-national plant expeditions collected eight fine-leafed Festuca rubra L. (2n = 6x–8x) accessions from the harsh semi-arid rangelands of Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) and the People’s Republic of China (CHN) that may have… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10722-017-0502-8

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