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Author(s):Nikolai, Thomas A.
Author Affiliation:Ph.D. and Turfgrass Academic Specialist, Michigan State University
Title:Michigan Turfgrass Foundation research summary I.:Lawn care research
Section:Michigan State University Turfgrass Program: 2013 research summaries
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Source:News Notes [Michigan Turfgrass Foundation]. Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 2013, p. 15.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Lansing, Michigan [Saginaw, Michigan]: Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Community service; Hancock Turfgrass Research Center; Lawn care services; Perceptions; Questionnaire surveys
Abstract/Contents:Focuses on the social, economic, and environmental impact of turfgrass in an urban environment. Profiles the Flint Project, which mowed, weeded, fertilized, and seeded areas around abandoned homes and in vacant lots and parks in Flint. States that "the overall objective is to gather quantitative data on the functional aspects of Turfgrass." Provides the results of a survey given out in regards to the Flint Project. Notes another study being conducted at the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center (HTRC) "with 4 different Turfgrass species and 2 other ground covers all fertilized and not fertilized."
Note:Pictures, color
Geographic Terms:Flint, Michigan
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Nikolai, T. A. 2013. Michigan Turfgrass Foundation research summary I.:Lawn care research. News Notes [Michigan Turfgrass Foundation]. 5(1):p. 15.
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