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Author(s):Bigelow, Cale A.; Bowman, Dan C.
Author Affiliation:Crop Science Department, NCSU
Title:Soil modifications for the rootzone
Column Name:Cultural practices
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Source:North Carolina Turfgrass. Vol. 16, No. 6, October/November 1998, p. 34-37.
Publishing Information:Southern Pines, NC: The Turfgrass Council of North Carolina, Inc.
# of Pages:4
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Soil amendments; Root zone; Sand; Calcined clay; Shale; Zeolites; Soil modification
Abstract/Contents:Defines rootzone modification and describes the types of organic and inorganic materials that can be added to soil. Other amendment materials discussed include: calcined clays, diatomaceous earth products, expanded shales, and zeolites. Mentions research being conducted at North Carolina State University on utilizing inorganic materials as peat substitutes.
Note:Includes sidebar. "Ideal modified rootzone", pg. 34
Includes sidebar. "Amendment considerations", pg. 34
Includes sidebar, "Amendment materials", pg. 35
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bigelow, C. A., and D. C. Bowman. 1998. Soil modifications for the rootzone. N.C. Turfgrass. 16(6):p. 34-37.
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