U.S. Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Research Service, Lincoln, Nebraska


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Crop Sci. 36:1713


U.S. government work


'Shawnee' switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) (Reg. no. CV-181, P1 591824) was released on 13 July 1995 by the USDA-ARS, the Agricultural Research Division of the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, the USDA-NRCS, the Iowa Agriculture Experiment Station, and the Purdue Agricultural Research Program. The cultivar was developed in cooperative research by the USDA-ARS and the University of Nebraska at the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center at Mead, using plant germplasm from the Elsberry Plant Materials Center, USDA-NRCS. Shawnee was evaluated in cooperative trials with the USDA-ARS, the University of Nebraska, Iowa State University, and Purdue University.