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Author(s):Beard, James B.
Author Affiliation:Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M University, Texas
Title:Environmental benefits of turfgrass
Source:Sports Turf Manager [STA]. Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer 2004, p. 13.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Guelph, Ontario: The Sports Turf Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Aesthetic values; Environmental benefits; Turf values
Sports Turf Canada Keywords: General
Abstract/Contents:Suggests that "as well as being attractive, turfgrasses have numerous important functional purposes." Lists potential functional benefits of turfgrass, including "soil erosion control"; "dust stabilization"; "reduces percipitation run-off"; and "increases ground water recharge by water entrapment in dense canopy." Also lists potential recreation and aesthetic benefits, including that it "enhances physical health of participants including cardiovascular functions."
Language:English
References:0
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beard, J. B. 2004. Environmental benefits of turfgrass. Sports Turf Manager. 17(2):p. 13.
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