golf course cultivars

K N and P J Harris ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Sun Jan 14 10:03:50 EST 1996


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> Looking for help finding salinity resistant turfgrass cultivars 
suitable 
> for golf courses.  We are interested in conducting a pilot test to 
check 
> feasability of golf courses in our area which is arid, hot summers, 
> temperate winters and irrigation water is very saline.  How can I find 
> out which varieties / cultivars are grown in Souther California, 
> Arizona, New Mexico, Australia, etc?
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> Thanks for any pointers,
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> Alon Ben-Gal <uri at vms.huji.ac.il>
Hello Alon,
Suggest you try to contact the "Sports Turf Research Association", 
Bingley, Yorks, England. (That address should get them). We don't have 
Californian climate but DO have a lot of golf courses subject to sea 
spray.
Peter Harris,
Soil Science Dept.
Reading Uni. England.




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