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Author(s):Landry, Gil Jr.
Author Affiliation:University of Georgia
Title:Aeration strategies to reduce compaction
Source:Sports Turf Manager [STMA]. Vol. 16, No. 4, July/August 1998, p. 5, 14, 16.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Council Bluffs, IA: Sports Turf Managers Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Soil aeration; Compaction; Assessment; Application methods; Soil moisture; Application timing; Weather; Sand topdressings; Budgets
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the benefits of aeration: encouraging deep rooting, improving percolation and filtration, and increasing pore space, which helps the soil resist compaction. Provides tips on assessing soil compaction and on choosing the right aeration technique. Matching cultivation methods to the turf conditions and increasing aeration effectiveness are also discussed. Also describes ways to work within a budget, such as swapping or rotating equipment with other turf professionals.
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Landry, G. Jr. 1998. Aeration strategies to reduce compaction. Sports Turf Manager [STMA]. 16(4):p. 5, 14, 16.
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