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Author(s):Baldwin, N. A.; Bennet, J. R.
Author Affiliation:The Sports Turf Research Institute, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 1AU, UK
Title:Effect of calcined, chelated and liquid formulations containing iron on turfgrass colour, acidity, disease and earthworm casting.
Translated Title:Einfluß von kalzinierten, chelatierten, und flĂŒssigen Formulierungen mit Eisen auf Rasenfarbe, AciditĂ€t, Krankheiten, und RegenwurmauswĂŒrfe
Source:Zeitschrift fĂŒr Vegetationstechnik. Vol. 13, No. 4, October-December 1990, p. 140-143.
# of Pages:4
Publishing Information:Hannover, W. Germany: Patzer Verlag GmbH and Co. KG, Alter Flughafen
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Color enhancement; Iron chelates; Ferrous sulfate; Color; Turfgrass quality
Abstract/Contents:"Calcined sulphate of iron was compared to a liquid formulation containing iron/sulphur/nitrogen; chelated iron; and chelated iron/sulphur for effects on turf colour, clippings and soil pH, and inhibition of fusarium patch disease and earthworm casting. Whilst all treatments had a significant darkening effect on turf colour, the greatest effect was observed by calcined sulphate of iron applied as a foliar spray. An alternative short-term greening of the turf surface was produced by the liquid iron/sulphur/nitrogen treatment. Significant reductions in turf clippings, surface soil and sub-surface soil pH were recorded after repeated applications of calcinated sulphate of iron, and corresponding increases of pH recorded following repeated applications of chelated iron and chelated iron/sulphur. The liquid iron/sulphur/nitrogen treatment had no significant effect on turf pH. In the field trial, all treatments significantly reduced fusarium patch disease, although no direct toxicity of any treatment on Microdochium nivale in vitro was detected. All treatments except the liquid iron/sulphur/nitrogen formulation significantly reduced earthworm casting."
Note:Summary lang.: De., En.
See Also:Other items relating to: IRON
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Baldwin, N. A., and J. R. Bennet. 1990. Effect of calcined, chelated and liquid formulations containing iron on turfgrass colour, acidity, disease and earthworm casting.. Zeitschrift fĂŒr Vegetationstechnik. 13(4):p. 140-143.
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