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Material Type:Booklet
Monographic Author(s):Noer, O. J.
Monograph Title:The Role of Lime in Turf Management, 1955.
# of Pages:25
Publishing Information:Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Turf Service Bureau, Sewerage Commission, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Collation:25 pp.
Series:Bulletin No. 1
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Chemical properties of soil; Application rates; Golf greens; Golf fairways; Lime; Lawn turf; Liming; Soil acidity; Soil pH; Fertilizers; Soil amendments; Acid era
Business Name:Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Part I, Theory (Acid Era in Turf Management; Golf Clubs Were First to Put Acid Theory into Practice; The Acid Era Died with the Grass in 1928; The Rhode Island Turf Fertilizer Plats; Moss and Wet Location Not Sure Sign of Acid Soil; Active and Potential Acidity; The Effect of Reaction on Living Plants; Northern Grasses Vary in Ability to Withstand Acidity; Acid Soil Not Essential for Bent Grasses; Reaction Ranges for Southern Grasses; Theories Used to Explain Why Plants Are Sensitive to Reaction; Marked Acidity Discourages Deep Rooting; Acidity Accentuates Matting of Turf; Acidity Discourages Worms and Affects Micro-Organisms; Soil Granulation Depends Upon Soil Reaction; Phosphates Most Available in Very Slightly Acid Soil; Acidity Increases Solubility of Trace Elements; Acid Soils Occur in Humid Regions; Commercial Fertilizers Change Soil Reaction; Superphosphate Reduces Acidity; Potash Fertilizers Increase Active Acidity Temporarily; Gypsum and Lime are Soil Amendments; Gypsum Seldom Used; Kinds of Lime to Use; Stabilizing Action of Silt and Clay; and Humus has Beneficial Buffering Action); and Part II - Practice (Soil pH shows When Lime is Needed; Quick Tests are Good Enough; Type of Vegetation Suggests Reaction of the Soil; Spotty Growth One Sign of Incipient Acidity; Acidity Reduces Vigor of Turf So it is Less Able to Cope with Drought or Withstand the Shock of Chemical Treatments; Lime Counteracts Turf Disease; When Turf Does Not Respond to Ammonium Sulfate Need for Lime is Indicated; Lime is Not Compatible With Ammonia Fertilizer; Agricultural Lime; Limestone Rock Principal Source Agricultural Lime; Ground Limestone; Hydrated Lime; Mixture of Hydrate and Limestone; Lime for Fairways and Lawns; Soil Texture and Kind of Grass Affect Rate of Application on Fairways and Lawns; Rates for Applying Ground Limestone to Fairways and Lawns; When to Lime Fairways and Lawns; Lime on Greens; Rates for Applying Finely Ground Limestone to Greens; and Scalded Greens Need Hydrated lime).
See Also:See also eariler edition, 1947, R=71338. R=71338

See also later edition, 1958, R=71343. R=71343

See also later edition "The role of lime in turf management" Proceedings...1968 West Virginia Turfgrass Conference, 1968, p. 22-23, R=211738. R=211738

See also later edition, 1970, R=294403. R=294403
Note:"February 1, 1955" on foreword
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"Only slight revisions of this rare booklet." p. 301
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
Beard Rarity Statement:Rare
Beard Special Note:Identified by James B Beard in Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf (2014) as being old and rare based on his experience.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Noer, O. J. 1955. The Role of Lime in Turf Management. 25 pp. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Turf Service Bureau, Sewerage Commission, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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