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Title:Spring cultural practices
Source:TURFAX. Vol. 5, No. 2, March/April 1997, p. 3.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:College Station, Texas: International Sports Turf Institute
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Cultural methods; Golf course superintendents; Mowing height; Nitrogen fertilization; Nitrogen fertilizers; Shoot growth; Soil temperature; Soil warming systems; Spring green-up
Abstract/Contents:Reports that in the spring of 1997, temperatures were very cool. Notes that "while the timing spring greenup of turfgrasses has been reasonably normal, subsequent initiation of significant shoot growth has been greatly delayed by as much as a month." Mentions that many golf course superintendents who used nitrogen fertilizers in the spring but obtained no response. States that "what these individuals failed to realize was the soil temperatures had not achieved sufficiently warm levels to permit significant shoot growth to occur." Includes factors that can affect the rate of soil warming, including mowing height and drainage.
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Anonymous. 1997. Spring cultural practices. TURFAX. 5(2):p. 3.
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