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Author(s):Beard, James B
Author Affiliation:International Sports Turf Institute Inc., College Station, TX
Title:[Spring seeding of cool-season turfgrasses]
Column Name:Ask Dr. Beard
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Source:TURFAX. Vol. 8, No. 2, March/April 2000, p. 8.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Chelsea, MI: Ann Arbor Press
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Seeding; Cool season turfgrasses; Soil temperature; Seeding time
Abstract/Contents:Addresses the question, "Is spring a good time for seeding turfgrasses in the northern contiguous United States?" States that "optimum temperatures for seed germination of most cool-season turfgrasses are at soil temperatures in the order of 86°F (30°C) during the daytime and 68°F (20°C) at night" Also reports that "the preferred time for seeding cool-season turfgrasses is late summer-early autumn, with spring being a distant second choice but better than the midsummer heat and drought stress season."
Language:English
References:0
Geographic Terms:Northern United States
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beard, J. B. 2000. [Spring seeding of cool-season turfgrasses]. TURFAX. 8(2):p. 8.
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