ASP 6002 Perennial Ryegrass

  • Exceptional Dark Green Color
  • Heat and Cold Tolerant
  • Survives Snow and Icy Conditions
  • NTEP tested
  • Turf Quality and Disease Tested in Oregon and Pennsylvania
  • Gray Leaf Spot Resistance

ASP6002 Turf Type Perennial Ryegrass has a very dark green genetic color and forms a dense attractive turf. This variety is particularly adapted to areas having hot humid summers and extended cold winters.

ASP6002 is highly resistant to Brown Patch and Pythium, and has the ability to handle intense turf management practices. This new variety contains endophyte levels which improves resistance to environmental stress and specific insect pests.The parent lines which were incorporated into ASP6002 have survived the severe conditions of being covered with snow and ice for 70 days.

ASP6002 exhibits excellent seedling vigor and rapidly forms a high quality turf.

MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARS
University Park, PA 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Fiesta 4 7.7
ASP6002 7.6
Top Gun II 7.5
Citation Fore 6.9
Manhattan 5 GLR 6.8
LSD Value 0.7
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARS
Ames, IA 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Pinnacle II 7.9
Protege GLR 7.8
ASP6002 7.7
Manhattan 5 GLR 7.7
Fiesta 4 7.4
LSD Value 0.7
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARS
Blacksburg, PA 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Caddieshack II 5.5
Top Gun II 5.4
ASP6002 5.3
Exacta II GLR 5.2
All Star 3 5.0
LSD Value 0.7
MEAN TURFGRASS QUALITY
RATINGS OF PERENNIAL RYEGRASS CULTIVARSS
Urbana, Il 2005 Data
NAME MEAN
Secretariat II GLR 5.1
ASP6002 5.0
Revenge GLX 5.0
All Star 3 4.8
Monterery 3 4.6
LSD Value 1.3

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