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Old 06-22-2011, 08:13 AM
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Those types of dead spots are puddle areas caused by too much water... the slugs also indicate too much water...

What happens is: as time goes by these small irregularities caused by depressions from a foot fall, for exa., when the turf is wet puddles up with water and evaporates rather than soak in... next time it gets a little worse and the surface becomes a 'hardpan' with no structure at all... Plug those areas after a rain and see what it is like under the surface.

My guess is no soil structure at all...
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Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
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