Breeding Objectives in Amenity Grasses

  • Sheena Duller
  • Daniel Thorogood
  • Stacy A. Bonos
Part of the Handbook of Plant Breeding book series (HBPB, volume 5)


The vast range of natural adaptation and wide distribution of the grass family, together with an inherent affinity with open landscapes has naturally led to a capability and desire to improve this natural resource to be incorporated into, and optimised in, the lifestyles of urban-dwelling man.


Quantitative Trait Locus Endophytic Fungus Tall Fescue Perennial Ryegrass Shoot Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheena Duller
    • 1
  • Daniel Thorogood
    • 1
  • Stacy A. Bonos
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural SciencesAberystwyth UniversityAberystwythUK
  2. 2.Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, RutgersThe State University of New JerseyNew BrunswickUSA

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