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Turfgrass water conservation

Stephen T. Cockerham

Turfgrass water conservation

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Published by University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Communication Services in Richmond, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant-water relationships,
  • Irrigation,
  • Congresses,
  • Water requirements,
  • Water conservation,
  • Turfgrasses,
  • Turf management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementtechnical editors, Stephen T. Cockerham, Bernd Leinauer
    SeriesUniversity of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources -- publication 3523
    ContributionsUniversity of California (System). Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB433 .T835 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25173411M
    ISBN 109781601076632
    LC Control Number2011925453

    Answer: The water requirements of most turfgrasses and other herbaceous plants used in New Mexico’s residential urban landscapes exceed natural rainfall amounts, and therefore supplemental irrigation is needed to keep them summer, outdoor watering accounts for up to 70% of urban domestic water use, and turfgrasses, which can make up a large portion of our landscapes, are identified.


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Attention is paid to water quality and turfgrass as a key part of the urban environment, how integrating turfgrass with other landscape uses of water can be part of a conservation plan, and how various water qualities, including reclaimed water, can be part of a management : S. Cockerham and B.

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