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Title:Managing turf in shade environments
Source:Turf Notes [New England]. Vol. 8, No. 1, January/February 1999, p. 5-7.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Worchester, MA: New England Cooperative Extension Systems
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Shade; Measurement; Symptoms; Shade resistance; Cultural methods; Choice of species; Environmental factors
Abstract/Contents:Gives suggestions for diagnosing and dealing with shade problems on turf. Lists problems and symptoms associated with shade. Defines shade levels, and details how to establish an area's average light intensity. Mentions ways to reduce shade in a shaded wooded site. Recommends cultural practices for shaded turf, including suggestions for lawn establishment, fertilization and pH, watering, traffic limits, compaction, and leaf removal. Provides names of shade-tolerant turfgrass cultivars, and suggests alternate ground covers for heavily shaded areas.
"Adapted from Edmond L. Marrotte, Consumer Horticulturist, University of Connecticut; University of Connecticut Integrated Pest Management Program Web Site http://www.lib.uconn.edu/CANR/ces/ipm/homegrnd/htms/23alaw< >ns.htm" (R=59806)
See Also:Other items relating to: SHADEC
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Anonymous. 1999. Managing turf in shade environments. Turf Notes [N. Eng.]. 8(1):p. 5-7.
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