At the UC Riverside Field Day held on Sept. 15, 2016, Dr. Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside, introduced Kurapia groundcover as a turf alternative and good option for severe drought conditions. Dr. Baird explained Kurapia’s characteristics, ...
03.10.2015 | Category, Case Study
Dr. Cole Thompson's Turfgrass Management class helping to plant Kurapia herbicide study at Cal Poly SLO.
Preliminary Trial at UC Riverside
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Kurapia was quick to establish when irrigatedwith 2 and 3 dS/m, and was also the best performer with irrigation water with an EC of 7 dS/m
After a month and 3 weeks (52 days)
Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day
Saline Irrigation Test Result
Kurapia was a fast establisher when irrigated with 2 and 3 dS/m (81% and 88% respectively), and also was the best performer when irrigated with water EC of 7 dS/m.