Sideoats grama and lovegrass: Seed production in California
D. C. Sumner, Department of Agronomy
J. R. Goss, Experiment Station
California Agriculture 16(5):10-11. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v016n05p10.
Trials conducted by the Department of Agronomy at Davis indicate the possibility of producing successful seed crops of several perennial grasses adapted to the Great Plains areas. Species showing the most promise include sideoats grama, weeping lovegrass, sand lovegrass, Boer lovegrass, and Lehmann lovegrass.
D. C. Sumner is Associate Specialist in the Experiment Station, Department of Agronomy, Davis; John R. Goss is Lecturer and Assistant Agricultural Engineer in the Experiment Station, Davis;
The information presented here should be used as a supplement to Extension Service Circular 487, “Production of Grass Seed in California.”
The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1879 and No. 1549.