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THATCH BIOLOGY: BALANCING GROWTH WITH DECOMPOSTION

@inproceedings{2015THATCHBB,
  title={THATCH BIOLOGY: BALANCING GROWTH WITH DECOMPOSTION},
  author={},
  year={2015}
}
  • Published 2015
Thatch is an important property of turfgrasses. The causes of thatch are easily listed, but the manner in which these causal factors operate is not well known. This article will concentrate upon recent results of research on thatch accumulation. Most definitions used to describe thatch agree that thatch is comprised of a layer of dead and living stems (tillers, stolons, and rhizomes) and roots that develop above the soil surface and below the leafy foliage. Leaf clippings are reported to… Expand

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