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Golfdom: Turfgrass breeders at Texas A&M University develop drought-tolerant grass

By Golfdom Staff |  January 12, 2018 The Turfgrass Producers of Texas launched a new website dedicated to TamStar to serve as a resource for industry professionals and homeowners regarding TamStar St. Augustine, a new drought-tolerant, low-water-use grass developed by turfgrass breeders at Texas A&M University. Specifically, the website offers research and information about TamStar’s benefits, installation, maintenance and where to…
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Aggie Turfgrass program, field day highlights latest green industry technology

Dr. Ambika Chandra, Texas A&M AgriLife Research turfgrass breeder in Dallas, discusses her sustainable turfgrass study during the recent field day at College Station. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)

Aggie Life TODAY, October 2017

Release of TamStar highlighted in recap of turfgrass field day at Texas A&M University in Dallas. The drought tolerant grass is called an “innovation”.