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Author(s):Smith, Tom
Author Affiliation:Vice-President, Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
Title:Low input-high quality turf management
Source:Newsnotes (Michigan Turfgrass Foundation). Spring 2000, p. 20-21.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Lansing, MI [Saginaw, MI]: Michigan Turfgrass Foundation
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Quality; Lawn turf; Site factors; Site preparation; Establishment; Choice of species; Choice of cultivar; Seed mixtures; Blends; Cultural methods; Mowing; Irrigation; Fertilization; Aerification; Thatch control; Pest control; Reduced application rates
Abstract/Contents:States that "proper planning coupled with a thorough understanding of grass development and biology will allow turf managers to reduce input and still maintain high quality turf." Discusses several strategies that can be applied to factors affecting quality turf, including placement, site preparation and establishment, and cultural methods. Also includes a table outlining "turfgrass mixes and blends for low, medium and high input lawns."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Smith, T. 2000. Low input-high quality turf management. Newsnotes (Michigan Turfgrass Foundation). p. 20-21.
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