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Author(s):Fender, Douglas H.
Author Affiliation:Executive Director, Turfgrass Producers International
Title:The real grass facts: Putting anti-grass claims into perspective
Section:Public issues
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Source:North Carolina Turfgrass. Vol. 14, No. 3, Fall 1996, p. 10-12.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Southern Pines, NC: The Turfgrass Council of North Carolina, Inc.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Pesticides; Turf values; Pros and cons; Clipping decomposition; Clippings; Lawn turf
Abstract/Contents:Lists and discusses common media claims about the harmful effects of turfgrass. Counterarguments to these claims are offered, and the beneficial effects of turfgrass are outlined. Topics discussed include the amount of land and money used for turfgrass maintenance, the effect of lawn clippings on landfills, turfgrass water usage, and effects of turfgrass pesticides on human health.
Note:"The following article is based on presentations made by Doug Fender at the North Carolina Turfgrass Conference, January 10-12, 1996, at the Charlotte Convention Center during educational sessions of the turfgrass sod producers and lawn care operators."
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Fender, D. H. 1996. The real grass facts: Putting anti-grass claims into perspective. N.C. Turfgrass. 14(3):p. 10-12.
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