A limited quantity of certified seed of Kenblue, a new variety of Kentucky bluegrass, will be available this fall. Kenblue was developed last year and officially released July 31, 1967 by the University of Kentucky and the USDA-ARS.
Kenblue is more insect- and disease-resistant than any of the other named varieties of bluegrass . Its adaptability to Kentucky conditions is also much higher, because Kenblue was developed from seed taken from 12 farms in seven Central Kentucky counties where bluegrass is normally grown for seed purposes . In each case, fields from which the seed was taken had been in seed production a minimum of 8 years and a maximum of 15 years .
Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, "Certified Seed of Kenblue Kentucky Bluegrass Seed Available" (1967). Agronomy Notes. 225.