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University Research Project 5 – Literature Review: Essential Oils for Plant Wellbeing

By |2020-09-07T15:58:36+00:00July 16th, 2020|

University Project 5- Literature Review: Essential Oils for Plant Wellbeing Introduction  In the United Kingdom (UK), farmers, greenkeepers and turf managers are educated on utilising the best management practices that protects the well-being of the turfgrass whilst also ensuring that the environment is ecologically sustainable (Siems, 2007). This is done by following the Integrated Pest [...]

University Research Project 4 – An investigation into the effect of surface wetting and deep soil penetrating surfactants

By |2020-09-07T15:58:52+00:00July 16th, 2020|

University Research Project 4- An investigation into the effect of surface wetting and deep soil penetrating surfactants on populations of Poa annua L., Festuca rubra agg. and Agrostis spp. agg. in a fine turf sward. Summary: Both the aesthetic and playing qualities of golf greens, and the resistance of the sward to drought are determined [...]

University Research Project 3 – What are the principle Modes of Action of Wetting Agents

By |2020-09-07T15:58:56+00:00July 16th, 2020|

University Research Project 3- What are the Principle Modes of Action of Wetting Agents and How can they Aid Turfgrass Quality While Improving Water Conservation. Summary: Wetting agents are a class of surfactant - organic chemicals that reduce the surface tension between two materials. The sandy soils that many golf courses are constructed on can [...]

University Research Project 2 – Digital Image Analysis of Annual Meadow Grass Populations for Golf Greens and Football Pitches

By |2020-09-07T15:59:00+00:00July 16th, 2020|

University Research Project 2- Digital Image Analysis of Annual Meadow Grass Populations for Golf Greens and Football Pitches. The reduction of annual meadow grass in the sward is widely accepted as an important principle of good turf management practice. Annual meadow grass in golf greens has many disadvantages such as susceptibility to disease, its tendency [...]

University Research Project 1 – Turf Grass Agronomy App for Smartphones

By |2020-09-07T15:59:04+00:00July 16th, 2020|

University Research Project 1- Turf Grass Agronomy App for Smartphones. Smartphone technology is now reaching the turfgrass world and many greenkeepers and groundsmen now discuss the care of their turf surfaces with others using Internet based media such as Facebook and communicate using WhatsApp and Facetime. Information on common turf problems is readily available on [...]

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