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Author(s):Beard, James B
Author Affiliation:Editor, Turfax
Title:Mowing strategies
Source:TURFAX. Vol. 8, No. 3, May/June 2000, p. 4.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Chelsea, MI: Ann Arbor Press
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Mowing; Mowing height; Mowing frequency; Sports turf; Golf courses; Golf fairways; Lawn turf; Scalping; Mowing quality
Abstract/Contents:Provides tips for mowing, noting that "the primary criteria to be considered in selecting a cutting height for a given area include the (a) specific turfgrass species and cultivar involved, (b) effects on the physiological and morphological conditions of the turfgrass, and (c) purpose for which the turf is to be utilized." Also lists suggested mowing height and frequency for several species of turfgrass for sports fields, golf course fairways, and high-quality lawns. The species listed are annual bluegrasses, bentgrasses, bermudagrasses, fine-leaf fescues, Kentucky bluegrass, kikuyugrass, perennial ryegrass, seashore paspalum, tropical carpetgrass, and zoysiagrasses.
Note:Reprint appears in Kentuckiana Klippings, September 2000, p. 18
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beard, J. B. 2000. Mowing strategies. TURFAX. 8(3):p. 4.
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