Full TGIF Record # 11492
Item 1 of 1
Publication Type:
Author(s):Knoop, W. E.; Duble, R. L.
Author Affiliation:Extension turfgrass specialists, The Texas A&M University.
Title:Energy Conservation in Home Lawn Care - Part Two.
Source:Rub of the Green. December 1987, p. 22-32.
Publishing Information:Palm Desert, CA: Hi-Lo Desert GCSA.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Energy conservation; Lawn turf; Nitrogen; Fertilization; Clippings
Abstract/Contents:Part 2 of a series on energy conservation for home lawn care. Discusses nitrogen fertilization and use of grass clippings. Conservation practices include: 1) Mow when the grass is no more than 1/3 higher than the height setting of the mower. 2) Do not pick up grass clippings. 3) Do not apply fertilizer at a rate higher than 1 lb. of nitrogen per 1000 sq. ft. per application or 3 to 4 lbs. of nitrogen per 1000 sq. ft. per year. 4) Use fertilizer that contain slow-release forms of nitrogen. and 5) Use fertilizers with a 3-1-2- ratio of N-P-K.
See Also:See also part 1, November 1987, p. 34-35, R=11453. R=11453
See Also:Other items relating to: YARD
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Knoop, W. E., and R. L. Duble. 1987. Energy Conservation in Home Lawn Care - Part Two.. Rub Green. p. 22-32.
Fastlink to access this record outside TGIF: https://tic.msu.edu/tgif/flink?recno=11492
If there are problems with this record, send us feedback about record 11492.
Choices for finding the above item:
Find Item @ MSU
MSU catalog number: SB 433.16 .C2 R83
Request through your local library's inter-library loan service (bring or send a copy of this TGIF record)