Here's a roundup of turfgrass articles and links from the past month:
Paul Jansen with a top 100 list of courses you may not have heard of but must play:
Edwin Roald on seven health benefits of golf.
Photosynthetically active radiation for 365 days at Tokyo.
Handouts from the Northern Green Expo about turf nutrition, water, and light.
Zoysia tennis courts at Kawana:
Zoysia tenuifolia pic.twitter.com/t8wqtBNCRQ— natural golf design (@naturalgolf_D) January 6, 2016
Can one calculate how much water is required for a given area? Yes, here's how.
Growth potential (GP) and growing degree days (GDD): are they comparable?
Jason Haines with this report of 2015 pesticide use.
Breeden, Brosnan, and Vargas on how turfgrass herbicides work.
Haines on the best time to irrigate putting greens.
Course conditioning guidelines for PGA TOUR tournaments.
Albert Bancroft using a sandpro to help melt snow on greens:
Snow is packed a bit tight - so using S-pro to run over greens pic.twitter.com/WCwCDla4q1— Albert Bancroft (@alban3074) January 19, 2016
Water quality for irrigation, questions and answers.
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