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Author(s):Tompkins, D. K.; Ross, J. B.; Moroz, D. L.
Title:Effect of incorporating tire crumb rubber and compost during the construction of athletic field turf
Section:Soil amendment studies
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Source:PTRC - Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre Annual Report 1997 [Alberta]. 1997, p. 17-19.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Olds, Alberta: Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Rubber; Composts; Athletic fields; Root zone; Resiliency; Turfgrass quality; Color; Shoot density; Application rates; Phytotoxicity; Percent living ground cover
Abstract/Contents:Reports a study using crumb rubber and compost during the construction of elementary school athletic fields in Edmonton. The study was done to test the resiliency and wear tolerance of the turf and the effect of crumb rubber on turf quality. Color and turf density showed positive effects from the compost and showed no phytotoxic effects in the turf. Wear tolerance was not yet rated in this study.
Language:English
References:0
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See Also:Other items relating to: Crumb rubber as a soil amendment
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Tompkins, D. K., J. B. Ross, and D. L. Moroz. 1997. Effect of incorporating tire crumb rubber and compost during the construction of athletic field turf. Prairie Turfgrass Res. Annu. Rep. p. 17-19.
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