Accent Perennial Ryegrass
AGRONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS PROVEN IN NATIONAL TESTS
Accent’s quality performance has been among the top 20 varieties in the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program’s (NTEP) 1994 perennial ryegrass trial.
ESTABLISHES UNDER TOUGH CONDITIONS
Accent’s speedy germination and seedling vigor provide quick establishment, even under adverse growing conditions.
Accent is a medium dark green variety that forms a dense turf. It is especially dark and dense during the spring and summer months.
EFFECTIVE IN AN IPM PROGRAM
Accent complements an Integrated Pest Management program by its improved disease resistance in conjunction with high endophyte content. Its excellent persistence is reflected in a high living ground coverage through the four seasons, with reduced winter damage.
DISEASE & INSECT TOLERANCE
Accent is enhanced with Neotyphodium endophyte to provide excellent resistance to several common turfgrass surface-feeding insects, including:
Sod webworm Crambus spp.
Weevil Hyperodes and Listronotus spp.
Chinchbug Blissus spp.
Aphid Aphis spp.
Billbug Sphenophorus parvulus
Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda
Accent also has high levels of resistance to many common turf diseases including:
Dollar spot: Excellent resistance
Red thread: Very good resistance
Rhizoctonia brown patch: Good resistance
Pythium blight: Good resistance
Leaf spot: Good resistance
SUGGESTED SEEDING RATES
Permanent turf establishment:
4-7 lbs./1,000 sq.ft.,Interseeding: 2-5 lbs./1000 sq.ft.
Dormant bermudagrass overseeding:
Greens: 25-40 lbs./1000 sq. ft., Fairways: 200-500 lbs. /acre