Tag: Mississippi State University

The Celebration X Program On Display at the MSU Field Day

Celebration X

The Mississippi State Turfgrass Research Field Day returns in-person this year after a virtual show last year. On display in Starkville on September 22 and 23 will be the Celebration X research program. The program was started in 2014 to breed new progenies from world standard Celebration® Bermudagrass. Now several new lines are close to… Read more »

An Interview with New Mississippi State University Turfgrass Breeder, Dr. Hongxu Dong

Mississippi State University’s distinguished turfgrass breeding program has passed the baton for breeding new varieties to Dr. Hongxu Dong.

Mississippi State Will Breed Celebration & Discovery

Sod Solutions Pro Mississippi State Celebration

Sod Solutions has also entered into a research agreement with Mississippi State University to breed selections from both Celebration and Discovery Bermudagrass.  These two cultivars have unique characteristics that MSU will use in developing a bermudagrass or bermudagrasses of the future. Celebration has been rated the top bermudagrass in various trials for wear tolerance, shade… Read more »