Originally Posted by Smallaxe
Perhaps this one statement,,, copied from the article,,, as the first sentence of a paragraph,,, should have a thread of its own...
" The true advantage that late-season fertilization provides to turfgrass root growth is realized during the following spring. ...
but for now,,, let's contrast with another statement from the same article:
" The rapid decline occurs because carbohydrates are needed to support the increased shoot growth resulting from nitrogen applications made early in the season ..."
I didn't read the article, so I'm left wondering what they are referring to in the second sentence you quoted. The rapid decline of what?