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Newsletter
Author(s):Watson, James R.
Title:Choosing appropriate aerification methods for greens
Source:Golden State Fairways. Vol. 2, No. 2, May 1990, p. 32-33.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Las Vegas: R/K Communications Group, Inc.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Cultivation; Cultivation methods; Aeration; Aerification; Golf green maintenance
Abstract/Contents:Cultivation of golf greens will improve the soil-air-water relationships and promote deeper, more efficient root systems resulting in more easily managed, healthy, and wear-resistant turfgrass. Soil compaction is detrimental to healthy turf and is intensified when traffic--foot or vehicular--is permitted on wet soil, especially soil that is in the process of thawing in late winter or early spring. Cultivation of turfgrass is accomplished by spiking, slicing, or coring. A combination of devices and techniques provide best results. method for your greens. Also presented are some advantages to cultivation that is performed at the right time.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Reprint appears in Thru the Green, February 1990, p. 8-9
Partial reprint appears in OGCSA Newsletter, 5(2) May 1990, p. 15-16
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See Also:Other items relating to: AERIFY
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Watson, J. R. 1990. Choosing appropriate aerification methods for greens. Golden State Fairways. 2(2):p. 32-33.
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