TITLE

WINTERKILL: PREVENTING WINTER INJURY AND SPEEDING RECOVERY WHEN DAMAGE OCCURS

AUTHOR(S)
Zontek, Stanley J.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
International Turfgrass Bulletin;Oct2010, Issue 251, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the winterkill phenomenon experienced by the golf courses in the northern regions of the U.S. It says that winterkill is the worst problem of turfgrass that is unmanageable due to the effect of weather and the volume of ice and snow covering the plants. It states various types of ice like the granular which is less damaging than the thatch and soil that freeze grass plant. It also discusses ways to allow fast recovery of turf grass such as spot plugging and re-sodding.
ACCESSION #
55619250

 

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