Analysis of Research Trend on Zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.)

한국 잔디류의 연구동향 분석

  • Hyun, Yun-Hea (Dept. of Horticulture, Graduate School of Catholic University of Daegu) ;
  • Choi, Byeong-Jin (Dept. of Horticulture, Graduate School of Catholic University of Daegu) ;
  • Kim, Yoon-Joong (Div. of Biological Sci. and Tech., Yonsei University) ;
  • Joo, Young-Kyoo (Div. of Biological Sci. and Tech., Yonsei University)
  • 현윤혜 (대구카톨릭대학교 대학원 원예학과) ;
  • 최병진 (대구카톨릭대학교 대학원 원예학과) ;
  • 김윤중 (연세대학교 생명과학기술학부) ;
  • 주영규 (연세대학교 생명과학기술학부)
  • Received : 2012.07.03
  • Accepted : 2012.07.31
  • Published : 2012.08.31


Korean lawn grass, which belongs to Zoysia genus in Gramineae family, is one of the major turfgrass which is widely adapted to its native niches in the temperate region of the north east Asia through tropical regions including Philippine, Thailand and Australia. The Turfgrass Information Center' database provides 5,340 descriptive records including 638 referred papers and 1,370 technical reports concerning 'Zoysia'. The database focused on researches on golf courses and lawn care industries. The researches provide informations on seed technology and use of plant protectant for pest management in turf management industries. The purpose of this study is to analyze and classify the research contents of zoysiagrasses which have been published in Korean journals. The total number of research papers published in Korean journals were 274 including 102, 38, and 134 in the 'Botanical', 'Environmental' and 'Cultural' researches, respectively. Publication in foreign journals by Korean investigators were not counted in this research. Research fields concerning golf course maintenance and plant protectant are believed to be necessary when compared to international trends. Moreover, advanced research efforts for the development of new cultivars with various environmental and disease resistance should be accomplished.


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