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Author(s):Shearman, Robert
Author Affiliation:Department of Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Title:Managing intensively used turfs
Source:Center for Grassland Studies Newsletter. Vol. 5, No. 3, Summer 1999, p. 1, 6.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:[Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources]
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Wear resistance; Compaction; Choice of species; Comparisons; Cultural methods; Traffic damage; Soil cultivation; Cultivation methods; Traffic control
Abstract/Contents:Discusses wear tolerance and compaction on high-use turfgrass sites, such as sports fields and golf courses. Compares various turfgrass species for wear and compaction stress tolerance. Also discusses potential methods to increase traffic stress tolerance, including a higher mowing height, soil cultivation, and traffic control. Lists the relative traffic stress tolerance for several turfgrass species, including bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, creeping bentgrass, hard fescue, creeping red fescue, Chewings fescue, annual bluegrass, and rough bluegrass.
Note:Reprint appears in The Keynoter, 27(4) September 1999, p. 5-6
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Shearman, R. 1999. Managing intensively used turfs. Center for Grassland Studies Newsletter. 5(3):p. 1, 6.
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