Difference between revisions of "Thatch"

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Example of thatch buildup in a turf sample.
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Examples of thatch buildup in turf samples.<br>
  
Source: http://hflp.sdstate.edu
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Revision as of 20:27, 25 February 2006


1. an intertwined layer of dead and living roots, stems and blades of grass plants. It holds water, pesticides and fertilizer (fertilization) like a sponge, preventing them from reaching the roots.

turf%20with%20thatch2.jpg

thatch%20excess.jpg

Examples of thatch buildup in turf samples.

Source: http://hflp.sdstate.edu

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