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Author(s):Snyder, George
Author Affiliation:Professor, Soil Chemistry, Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida/IFAS Everglades REC, Belle Glade, FL
Title:Sports turf needs a complete physical
Section:University research
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Source:Florida Turf Digest. Vol. 17, No. 1, January/February 2000, p. 25-28.
# of Pages:4
Publishing Information:Winter Haven, FL: Harvest Publishing Corp. for the Florida Turfgrass Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Physical properties of soil; Soil testing; Particle size; Organic matter; Hydraulic conductivity; Soil water retention; Porosity; Density; Soil analysis; Sports turf; USGA recommendations; Soil mixtures; Golf greens
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the benefits of a soil physical analysis, stating that "experienced managers can make rational decisions based on the results of these analyses." Describes the components of a physical analysis, including particle size, organic matter content, saturated hydraulic conductivity, water retention and pore-space quantity and distribution. Also describes the interpretation of an analysis.
Language:English
References:6
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Snyder, G. 2000. Sports turf needs a complete physical. Fla. Turf Dig. 17(1):p. 25-28.
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