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Author(s):Hermann, Jim
Author Affiliation:CSFM and Co-Editor, SFMANJ
Title:Before you can mow it, you gotta grow it
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 3, No. 5, September/October 2003, p. 4-7.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Field capacity; Maintenance philosophy; Nitrogen fertilization; Soil cultivation; Soil moisture; Sports turf managers; Turf management
Abstract/Contents:Discusses various factors pertaining to f turf management, stating that " influences specific to each individual field impact greatly on the cause and effect of different applications and procedures." Recommends that sports field managers "evaluate each individual field and address the limiting factor...site-specific [requirements]," highlighting air, soil cultivation, and moisture availability. Addresses the application of nitrogen in soil, explaining factors which may influence the type of nutrient applied. Provides detailed examples of nitrogen application. Indicates that "agricultural fertilizer blends are also very effective while being able to incorporate any necessary potassium and phosphorus and keep costs down," Provides recommendations on several potentially effective blends. Suggesting that application methods and nutrient requirements may change throughout the year.
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Hermann, J. 2003. Before you can mow it, you gotta grow it. Update [New Jersey]. 3(5):p. 4-7.
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