Mission veldtgrass: A new high-seed-yielding, non-shattering perennial veldtgrass named for and adapted to California's mission trail rangelands and beaches.
AuthorR. Merton Love
Author AffiliationsR. Merton Love is Professor of Agronomy and Chairman of the Department of Agronomy (Statewide) Davis-Riverside.
Hilgardia 17(10):2-3. DOI:10.3733/ca.v017n10p2. October 1963.
MISSION VELDTGRASS Ehrharta calycina Sm., a new high-seed-yielding, non-shattering strain of perennial veldtgrass, with a general area of adaptation following the Mission Trail from San Diego to San Francisco, is now approved for certification in California. Foundation seed will be available next year through the Department of Agronomy, University of California, Davis, or the Soil Conservation Service District Seed Increase Program. Seed will not be available through commercial channels until 1965.
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