Register free!
Search
 
     

Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-17-2002, 09:39 PM
ant's Avatar
ant ant is online now
LawnSite Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: dirty jersey
Posts: 2,402
some things to do to increase cation exchange

what can be done to increase the cation exchange capacity?

WHAT IS A NORMAL RANGE

less then 10 more then 5

anthony
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-18-2002, 12:04 AM
heygrassman's Avatar
heygrassman heygrassman is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 509
ok.. i'll ask... what the heck is "cation exchange capacity"??
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-18-2002, 12:36 AM
Bob Minney's Avatar
Bob Minney Bob Minney is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: The Hottest driest city next to Hades - Denver Colorado
Posts: 1,094
Aerate & top dress with organic compost
__________________
If you want people to notice your faults, start giving advice.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-18-2002, 01:16 AM
Kent Lawns Kent Lawns is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Midwest
Posts: 870
Less than 10 is low
10-20 is okay
20-50 is good.

I think the measureable range goes up to 200 (muck/peat moss)

I know how to manage turf with various CEC, I never pursued altering it without a renovation.



Another GREAT question from ant.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-18-2002, 12:08 PM
KirbysLawn's Avatar
KirbysLawn KirbysLawn is offline
Millenium Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Just east of Charlotte, NC
Posts: 3,486
Start using organic fertilizers, use mushroom compost, any dark soil or or soil conditioner.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:58 AM.

Page generated in 0.06812 seconds with 7 queries