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Old 07-01-2013, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Smallaxe View Post
I still haven't been told whether those "soil tests" address the 'free P' only,,, or if it can detect how much 'bound P' is actually in the soil... grass develops a mutual connection with fungi over time that 'mines' the boundup P from the soil...
That means,,, that if the test only reveals the 'free P', that it doesn't adequately show what is actually available to turf... I hear that 80% of P is boundup in the soil...
http://ohioline.osu.edu/agf-fact/pdf/Soil_Tests.pdf
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