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Author(s):Street, John R.; Sherratt, Pam J.; Pound, William E.
Author Affiliation:Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University
Title:Soil testing & spring renovation
Section:Sports turf tips
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Source:OTF Turf News. Vol. 62, No. 2, 2000, p. 8-15.
# of Pages:8
Publishing Information:OH: Ohio Turfgrass Foundation
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Soil testing; Renovation; Seasonal maintenance; Costs; Overseeding; Seeding; Nutrients; Spring maintenance; Decision-making; Sports turf; Site preparation; Selective herbicides; Weed control; Dithiopyr; Quinclorac; Siduron; Bromoxynil; Fertilization; Seed germination; Spring; Seeding rate; Sod; Establishment
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the need for a soil test/analysis during the spring and a spring seeding/overseeding and pesticides program. Lists estimates costs of laboratory services for the turf professional, soil test designations for levels of macro- and micronutrients in turfgrass soils. Also provides guidelines for sports turf species selection in Ohio, and estimates costs of sod for athletic field use. Also lists selective herbicides for weed control in newly seeded sports turf, and presents waiting periods for seeding/reseeding after a preemergence herbicide application. Also discusses spring seeding, site preparation, and pre-seed or starter fertilizer applications. Lists ways to encourage seed germination and establishment. Also lists components of post seeding or sodding practices.
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Street, J. R., P. J. Sherratt, and W. E. Pound. 2000. Soil testing & spring renovation. OTF Turf News. 62(2):p. 8-15.
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