Full TGIF Record # 205986
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Publication Type:
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Professional
Content Type:Q & A
Author(s):Anonymous
Title:Spiked roller on greens
Section:Correspondence
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Source:Bulletin [Queensland Board of Greenkeeping Research]. Vol. 2, February 1936, p. 26-27.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: Queensland Board of Greenkeeping Research
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Air movement; Compaction; Golf green speed; Irrigation water; Mowing frequency; Porosity; Recommendations; Rollers; Soil microorganisms; Spiking; Surface hardness; Traffic damage; Water resources
Abstract/Contents:Addresses the question "do you recommend the use of a spiked roller for greens that are somewhat hard and fast?" Responds "yes, the continual artificial watering followed by constant mowing, plus the traffic of players on and over the putting greens, other than those of a purely sandy nature, in time sets up soil compaction, shutting out life giving air so essential to the multiplication of beneficial soil bacteria." Continues that "under these conditions spiked rolling is absolutely necessary to bring about a better porosity and mechanical condition of the soil."
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Anonymous. 1936. Spiked roller on greens. Bulletin [Queensland Board of Greenkeeping Research]. 2:p. 26-27.
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