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Author(s):Simonson, Steve
Author Affiliation:Superintendent, Overland Golf Course, Big Timber, MT.
Title:Good Drainage Does Not Cost - It Pays
Source:THE Newsletter [2]. January/February 1988, p. 10-11.
Publishing Information:Bozeman, MT: Peaks & Prairies Golf Course Superintendents Association.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Drainage; Drainage trenches; Quality; Drainage systems; Construction
Abstract/Contents:Brief overview of how drainage affects turf quality. Signs of poor drainage include: sedges and cattails, stunted and yellow plants and trees, a color change in the soil from brown to gray, standing water, salt crusts, and tight soils lacking in structure. Good drainage promotes: better roots, soil aeration, fertility and increased microbial activity. Describes the proper construction of drainage trenches with tiles.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Simonson, S. 1988. Good Drainage Does Not Cost - It Pays. Newsl. p. 10-11.
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