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Rhodes Grass.

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Rhodes Grass


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Off. No. 252
Seed was received in April '$9, from Washington, D.C. S -ed was
sown on April 12th and good stand was obtained. By July plants
were about 3 ft. high. Bunches were well developed by August.
Itr seeded heavily during September. Was killed to the ground by
17 deg. during December. Began to sprout in March 1910. Was
cut for hay in July, 1910, then 4 ft. high. Hay was excellent.
Second cutting was made in September, about 3 ft. high, and in
Nov. it was in bloom again. Was killed to the ground during the
winter of 1930-32. Was 4 ft. high in June, 1911, and was cut
for hay in July. Another cutting was made in October. It was
ki)led during the winter of 1921-12. Young growth was killed
back by 31 deg, in March 1914. Was cut for hay in June, 219141
the following summer (3915) two cuttings were made but the hay was
inferior. Plants began to die 'and were discarded in fall of 1915.

Off. No. 1629 S.P.I.#41896
Seed was received in April, .916, and sown on April 26th.
Fair stand was obtained; it was'in bloom in July, and cut for hay;
another cutting was made in September. Tops were killed by 26
deg. in December and plants were killed to the ground by 17 deg.
Feb. 3 and 4, 1937, but roots were not injured. Began .to sprout
in March (3917).
A second sowing was made from this seed in July, 1916, but
stand was poor.

Seed of NQ.252 collected on grounds was sown in 1933, 3934,
and 3935. In 1911 and 3934 sowings seed did not germinate prob-
ably due to drought. The 1915 sowing was successful and a good
stand was obtained.
S Tamupa
Seed received from Crenshaw Bros. Seed. .Co./in 3934; failed
to germinate.




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Title:
Rhodes Grass.
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Writings and Speeches 1891-1920
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Folder: Rhodes Grass.

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Agricultural extension work -- Florida.
Agriculture -- Florida -- Experimentation.
Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Brazil -- Minas Gerais.
Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Florida.
Citrus fruit industry -- Brazil.
Leprosy -- Research -- Brazil.
Minas Gerais (Brazil) -- Rural conditions.
Escola Superior de Agricultura e Veterinaria do Estado de Minas Gerais.
Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
University of Florida. Agricultural Experiment Station.
University of Florida. Herbarium.

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University of Florida
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Title:
Rhodes Grass.
Series Title:
Writings and Speeches 1891-1920
Physical Description:
Unknown
Physical Location:
Box: 3
Divider: Articles, Speeches and Other Writings
Folder: Rhodes Grass.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Agricultural extension work -- Florida.
Agriculture -- Florida -- Experimentation.
Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Brazil -- Minas Gerais.
Agriculture -- Study and teaching -- Florida.
Citrus fruit industry -- Brazil.
Leprosy -- Research -- Brazil.
Minas Gerais (Brazil) -- Rural conditions.
Escola Superior de Agricultura e Veterinaria do Estado de Minas Gerais.
Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
University of Florida. Agricultural Experiment Station.
University of Florida. Herbarium.

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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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Rhodes Grass



Off. No. 252
Seed was received in April '09, froi Waslhilngton, D.C. S ed was
sown on April 12th and good stand was obtained. By July plants
were about 3 ft. high. Bunches were well developed 1 by August.
Itr seeded heavily during Septeirber. "..I killed to the ground by
17 deg. during December. Began to sprout in T9ircn 1910. Was
cut for hay in July, 1,910, then 4 ft. high. Hay was excellent.
Second cutting was made in September, about 3 ft. high, and: in
liov. it was in blooi a:.:ain. Was ki led to the ground during the
winner of .910-31. Was 4 ft. hig' in June, 1911, and was cut
for hay in July. Another cutting was made in October. It was
killed during the winter of 1931-12. Young growth was killed
back by 33 deg. in March 1914. Was cut for hay ii June, 19]341
the foilowTi.g summer (1915) two cuttings were made but thle h'y was
inferior. Plants began to die and were discarded in fall of 1935.

Off. No. 1622_ S.P. T. ]3 896
Seed .vas received in April, .196, and sown on April 26th.
Fair stand was obtained; it was in bloom inj July, andl cut for hay;
another cutting was made in September. Tops were killed by 26
de. ,in Dece.ber and plants ,Tere killed to the ground by 37 deg.
Feb. 3 aind 4, 2917, buat roots were not injured. ,e'-i to sprout
in March ( 1917).
A second sowing was ii~-ie from this seed in July, 3936, but
stand was poor.

Seed of NQ.252 collected on grounds was sown in 933 91 4,
and 3935. In 3933 and 393 4 sowings seed did not germinate prob-
ably due to drought. The 3915 sowing wi-s successful and a good
stand owas obtained.
T a9p a.
Seed received from Crenshaw Bros. Seed.?Co./in 934. failed
to germinate.