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Unformatted text preview: Student Name _____________________________________________ Turfgrass Culture, ORH3222C Section 7982 and Grad. Res. And Develop. in Turfgrass Sci. HOS6523 Section 5819 University of Florida - Davie http://grove.ufl.edu/~turf/turfcult/ Philip Busey, turf@ufl.edu 954-579-3932 (cell) November 9, 2009 Hour Test 1- repeat- ANSWERS (Multiple choice - circle the right answers, 3 points each) 1. Grasses are: a) flowering plants <<<<<<<< b) nonflowering plants c) in the family Cyperaceae d) All of the above e) None of the above 2. Horizontal aboveground runners: a) culms b) inflorescences c) racemes d) rhizomes e) stolons <<<<<<<< 3. The scientific name for Kentucky bluegrass is: a) Poa annua b) Festuca arundinacea c) Poa pratensis <<<<<<<< d) Cynodon dactylon e) Stenotaphrum secundatum Turfgrass Culture / Science Hour Test 1 (b) - Univ. Florida - Davie Page 2 4. According to Dr. Phil Busey, the main reason to water in the early morning is to: a) reduce disease b) reduce irrigation distortion by wind <<<<<<<< c) reduce percolation d) reduce water pressure e) reduce wind drift 5. The lawn mower was invented: a) by the WPA to stimulate employment during the Great Depression b) by Thomas Jefferson c) by Wall Street to provide employment for investment bankers d) in Great Britain as a derivative of the textile industry <<<<<<<< e) in Japan to take care of tea gardens 6. The common name of Paspalum notatum is: a) bahiagrass <<<<<<<< b) bentgrass c) bermudagrass d) blue grama e) buffalograss 7. The two types of water conducting elements in a turfgrass vascular system are: a) capillary and gravity b) evaporation and transpiration c) infiltration and percolation d) micropores and macropores e) xylem and phloem <<<<<<<< 8. The main advantage of using a sprig vs. a plug is that: a) sprigs are less likely to go to seed b) less fertilizer is required c) plugs are not available d) there will be less internal competition and higher growth rate <<<<<< e) there will be less problem from mole crickets Turfgrass Culture / Science Hour Test 1 (b) - Univ. Florida - Davie Page 3 9. Which soil particle size component has the strongest overall effect on soil characteristics: a) clay <<<<<<<< b) gravel c) sand d) silt e) None of the above 10. Turfgrass density refers to: a) grain b) growth habit c) leaf width d) shoot density <<<<<<<< e) uniformity 11. Compared with most other higher plants, grasses: a) are insect pollinated b) have showy flowers c) do not tolerate close grazing d) have intercalary meristems <<<<<<<< e) are ornamental rather than utilitarian 12. A part of the grass leaf that defines a line of separation of the blade from the sheath: a) auricle b) bract c) collar <<<<<<<< d) culm e) spikelet 13. The two goals of irrigation layout design are: a) To meet net irrigation requirement b) To conserve water and maintain water quality c) To reduce energy and reduce water use d) To saturate the area with as much water as possible e) Uniformity and control <<<<<<<<...
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