Sports Turf and Amenity Grasses

A Manual for Use and Identification
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jun 13, 2002
Product Number: EB00771101
Released: Oct 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780643099609
Publisher: Landlinks Press
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Sports Turf and Amenity Grasses is a comprehensive reference for anyone involved with the selection and maintenance of grasses used in sports and amenity areas in all areas. It provides a means to identify these grasses through keys, descriptions and photographs, and also provides detailed information on sowing, oversowing, stolonising and mowing heights. The performance of each grass is assessed and detailed comments made on positive and negative aspects of its use. A grass's tolerance to high temperature, frost, drought, shade, wet soil, salinity, low soil fertility, wear and close mowing is given in a table with each aspect rated. Further comments are made on how well it combines with particular grasses and on issues such as seedling vigour and sowing times.