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Author(s):Soldat, Doug; Lowery, Birl; Kussow, Wayne
Author Affiliation:Soldat: Assistant Professor; Lowery: Professor; Kussow: Professor Emeritus, Department of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title:Wetting agents affect soil moisture uniformity in sand putting greens
Section:Research
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Source:Golf Course Management. Vol. 78, No. 8, August 2010, p. 76-78, 80, 82.
# of Pages:5
Publishing Information:Lawrence, KS: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Evapotranspiration; Golf; Localized dry spots; Penetration value; Precipitation; Sand-based golf greens; Soil moisture; Soil uniformity; Wetting agents
Trade Names:Revolution; Aqueduct; Primer 604
Abstract/Contents:Presents a study conducted to "investigate how three wetting agents affect the occurrence of LDS [localized dry spots] under conditions of drastically reduced irrigation on a sand-based putting green in the Upper Midwest [United States]." Details the methods and materials used in the study, stating that "three wetting agents (Aqueduct, Primer 604, and Revolution; all from Aquatrols) [was] irrigated at 30% of estimated ET [evapotranspiration]." Reports that "during the first year, the soil moisture content in the upper 2 inches (5 centimeters) was usually greatest for the well-irrigated control, lowest for the reduced-irrigation control, and intermediate for the wetting-agent treatments." Concludes that "wetting agents can improve turfgrass quality and reduce LDS under severe water deficits."
Language:English
References:14
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Soldat, D., B. Lowery, and W. Kussow. 2010. Wetting agents affect soil moisture uniformity in sand putting greens. Golf Course Manage. 78(8):p. 76-78, 80, 82.
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