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Content Type:Q & A
Author(s):Murphy, James
Author Affiliation:Associate Extension Specialist, Turfgrass Management, Department of Plant Science, Rutgers
Title:[Permanent damage to dormant and brown soccer fields]
Column Name:Murphy's law
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Article Series:1
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 2, No. 11, September/October 2002, p. 12.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Crown; Soccer fields; Traffic damage; Weed emergence; Winter dormancy
Abstract/Contents:Presents an inquiry on the implications of playing on a dormant athletic field, responding that "permanent or excessive damage to the turf [is possible]." Explains that "dormant turf has very low vigor...Signs of severe damage include thin open turf and bare soil." Adds that weed invasion is another problem on dormant fields with high traffic.
Note:Reprint appears in Update [New Jersey], 5(4) July/August 2005, p. 7
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Murphy, J. 2002. [Permanent damage to dormant and brown soccer fields]. Update [New Jersey]. 2(11):p. 12.
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