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Author(s):Connell, Sean
Author Affiliation:Owner and Primary Project Manager, Georgia Golf and Director, SFMANJ Construction, Woodbine, NJ
Title:Bermudagrass athletic fields
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 7, No. 6, November/December 2007, p. 8.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Athletic fields; Costs; Cynodon; Maintenance guidelines; Soil temperature; Turfgrass profile
Abstract/Contents:Discusses using bermudagrass on athletic fields in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, indicating that "new varieties are giving turf managers new choices." Lists the benefits of bermudagrass, suggesting that "other than winterkill of physical damage, killing it is nearly impossible." Describes the possibly minimal maintenance required to maintain bermudagrass, detailing ways to ensure its health in the summer and winter. Briefly examines the price of sodding bermudagrass, indicating that "most bluegrass and fescue are cheaper." Discusses the possibility of winterkill and explains the characteristics of bermudagrass with regards to its classification as a warm-season grass. Details the maintenance procedures it may require, including watering, aerification, and mowing. Concludes that "soil temperatures appear to be the biggest hurdle for bermudagrass to survive in the mid-Atlantic region."
Language:English
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Connell, S. 2007. Bermudagrass athletic fields. Update [New Jersey]. 7(6):p. 8.
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