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Maintaining athletic fields

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by superintendent, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. david bailey

    david bailey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    is that a bermuda field?
  2. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
    Messages: 1,008

    nope sorry david

    i often forget the cool season grass i deal with is a lot different than warm season

    that was for cool season turf
  3. david bailey

    david bailey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    yeah,down here bermuda rules the roost during the hot season,rye when it cools down,altho this year I'm thinking paint
  4. Diamondpro

    Diamondpro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Something I've found when using PGR's. Yes, they may slow down overall growth slightly, but when used in tandem with a good fert. program they increase wear tolerance and turf density. The use of PGR's changed the plants verticle growth to horizontal growth, creating the turf I stated above. But I havent seen a PGR decrease the turfs recover-ability when used correctly.
    I'm specfically talking about a college football field, and cool season turf.
  5. david bailey

    david bailey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    I spray my football field with Primo(bermuda) and it really helps with the lateral growth. the turf is healthier and I mow 1 time less often

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