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Nitrogen source in relation to turfgrass establishment in sand


K. D. Gowans
E. J. Johnson

Authors Affiliations

K. D. Gowans is Area Farm Advisor in Alameda, Contra Costa and Santa Clara counties; E. J. Johnson is Farm Advisor in San Mateo and Sun Francisco counties.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 27(8):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v027n08p9. August 1973.

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One application of plastic coated nitrate and ammoniacal nitrogen produced acceptable turfgrass for a nine-month period in these tests. This was comparable with turf produced by six low application rates of ammonium sulfate over the same period. One application of all other nitrogen sources produced acceptable turf for three to four months. Further work is needed with different grass genera and soil types.

Gowans K, Johnson E. 1973. Nitrogen source in relation to turfgrass establishment in sand. Hilgardia 27(8):9-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v027n08p9
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