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Author(s):Walmsley, W. H.; Hickey, M. J.
Author Affiliation:Walmsley: PGG Wrightson Turf, Christchurch, New Zealand; Hickey: AgResearch, Grasslands Research Centre, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Title:Fertiliser management of browntop and interactions with selected chemicals
Section:Volunteer presentations
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Meeting Info.:19-20 May 2008: Pisa Italy
Source:1st European Turfgrass Society Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1, May 2008, p. 189-190.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Pisa, Italy: European Turfgrass Society
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Fertilizers; Agrostis tenuis; Quality evaluation; Microdochium patch; Ammonium sulfate; Nutrition; Weed control; Nitrogen fertilization; Golf greens; Mosses
Abstract/Contents:Presents a study conducted to "evaluate...fertilizers for browntop golf greens." Details methods and materials used in the study, stating that "the trial was carried out for three years (2005-07) on browntop established two years previously and mowed at 5 mm [millimeters]. The soil was a silt loam with an initial pH of 4.9 and Olsen P of 67 ppm [parts per million]." Reports that "ammonium in both forms had similar performance...It had the best year round quality and produced significantly better winter quality than all other N [nitrogen] sources." Concludes that "ammonium sulphate was an excellent nitrogen source for browntop in New Zealand and produced high quality turf year round, suppressed weed and moss invasion, and reduced susceptibility to mild Fusarium patch disease. Sulphur from flowable sulphur improved the performance of most fertilisers [fertilizers], but not enough to match the quality of ammonium sulphate. Sulphur was damaging in combination with ammonium sulphate and should be used with caution. Ferrous sulphate used in combination with ammonium sulphate helped to resist moss invasion and reduce weeds."
ISBN-13:9788890207648
Language:English
References:2
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Walmsley, W. H., and M. J. Hickey. 2008. Fertiliser management of browntop and interactions with selected chemicals. Eur. Turfgrass Soc. Conf. Proc. 1:p. 189-190.
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