Zoysiagrass named 'KSUZ 0802' Patent uri icon


  • The new and distinct zoysiagrass variety described herein is a Z. matrella x Z. japonica F1 hybrid named 'KSUZ 0802'. 'KSUZ 0802' can be distinguished by its superior turf quality, fine-textured leaves, increased resistance to bluegrass billbug (Sphenophorus parvulus Ghyllenhaal), and cold tolerance that is comparable to zoysiagrass varieties adapted to the transition zone growing region in the U.S.

author list (cited authors)

  • Chandra, A., Engelke, M. C., Genovesi, A. D., & Fry, J.

complete list of authors

  • Chandra, Ambika||Engelke, Milton C||Genovesi, Anthony D||Fry, Jack

publication date

  • January 2020