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Author(s):Tompkins, D. K.; Ross, J. B.; Moroz, D. L.
Title:Effect of tire crumb rubber topdressing on athletic field turf
Section:Soil amendment studies
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Source:PTRC - Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre Annual Report 1997 [Alberta]. 1997, p. 20-22.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Olds, Alberta: Prairie Turfgrass Research Centre
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Rubber; Topdressings; Athletic fields; Resiliency; Turfgrass quality; Color; Shoot density; Percent living ground cover; Application rates
Abstract/Contents:Reports the results of a study done using crumb rubber as a topdressing on two high school athletic fields. Resiliency and wear tolerance were evaluated in the turf. The study showed that crumb rubber significantly improved turf resiliency and had no detrimental effects on turf quality. Wear tolernce had not yet been evaluated.
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 tire crumb rubber topdressing on athletic field turf. Prairie Turfgrass Res. Annu. Rep. p. 20-22.
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