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Material Type:Book
Monographic Author(s):Noer, O. J.
Author Affiliation:Turf Service Bureau, Milwaukee Sewerage Commission
Monograph Title:Better Bent Greens: Fertilization & Management, 1959.
# of Pages:34
Publishing Information:Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Turf Service Bureau, Milwaukee Sewerage Commission
Collation:[1], 33 pp.
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Foreward [Foreword]; Theory (The Effect of Climate and Weather on Bent Greens; Bent Grass Prefers a Temperate Climate; There Are Three Climatic Belts; Southern Belt; Northern Belt; Central or Intermediate Belt; Bent Grasses for Greens; Drainage; Tile Drains; Kind of Soil for Greens; Air Drainage; Top-Dressing; Sand or Peat as Such Are Not Suitable for Top-Dressing Use; Weed Seeds in Top-Dressing Easily Killed With Milorganite; More Fertilizer Needed With Less Frequent Top-Dressing; Soil Acidity and Lime; Nutrient Elements in Grass Clippings; Nitrogen in Clippings Fluctuates Most; Basis of the Fertilizer Program for Greens; Nitrogen is the Key to Good Putting Greens; Nitrogen Not the Cause of Shallow Roots; Nitrogen and Turf Diseases; Nitrogen Hunger and Dollar Spot; Fungicide and Fertilizer Tests at Brynwood; Brown Patch and Nitrogen; Milorganite All Right for Summer Use; Snow Mold and Nitrogen; Iron Chlorosis; Summertime Treatment of a Scalded Green; Handwatering and Deep Forking Helpful; Iron Induced Scald Encourages Leaf Spot Diseases; Mowing Bent Greens; Height of Cut on Greens Not Always Same as Mower Setting; Matted Turf; Tree Roots in Greens Cause Trouble; Watering Bent Greens; and Clover and Weed Control); Practice (Number of Times to Top-Dress; and Lime); The Fertilization of Established Greens (Fit Fertilizer Program to Local Conditions; Phosphate and Potash; Avoid Burning; Kind of Nitrogen to Use; When to Use Milorganite; Two Simple Ways to Use Milorganite; Cyclone Seeder Good Way to Apply Milorganite; Badly Starved Greens; Soluble Nitrogen; and Fertilization Before Laying Sod); New Greens (Fertilization Before Seeding or Stolonizing); Turf Nurseries (Soil on Bent Grass Nurseries; Soil Preparation; and Fertilization); Grub, Earthworm, Ant and Insect Control (Lead Arsenate; DDT; Chlordane; and Milorganite Best Carrier); Milorganite is a Good Carrier for Applying Fungicide; and How to Collect Soil Samples.
See Also:See also earlier edition, Better Bent Greens: Fertilization and Management, 1946, R=275685. R=275685

See also earlier edition, A Sensible Fertilizer Program for Greens and Turf Nurseries, 1947, R=71357. R=71357

See also earlier edition, [1949], R=252505. R=252505

See also earlier edition, 1950, R=246668. R=246668

See also earlier edition, 1955, R=71358. R=71358

See also later edition, 1970, R=71359. R=71359

See also related booklet, A Sensible Fertilizer Program for Greens, Tees, and Turf Nurseries, [1946], R=156906. R=156906
Note:"Bulletin No. 2"
"February 5, 1959"
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"An updated booklet that briefly discusses a diverse array of cultural practices used on bentgrass (Agrostis species) greens in North America. Emphasis is placed on turfgrass fertilization practices." p. 301
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
Beard Special Note:Identified by James B Beard in Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf (2014) as being old and rare based on his experience.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Noer, O. J. 1959. Better Bent Greens: Fertilization & Management. [1], 33 pp. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Turf Service Bureau, Milwaukee Sewerage Commission.
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