Irrigation protocols and overseeding rates and methods for pesticide- free soccer fields

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Project leaders:

Peter Purvis, University of Guelph
Pam Charbonneau, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Project Scope:

Turfgrass cultural practices, such as irrigation and overseeding have shown to improve sports playing fields. In this study, enhanced water conservation was investigated using a modified water budget based on evapotranspiration. The efficacy and justification of cost of split seeding was examined.

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