agro 302 test #1

agro 302 test #1 - Agro Test #1 Summary Intro to Turf Money...

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Agro Test #1 Summary Intro to Turf Money Most money spent overall: home lawns Maintenance: supplies and equipment Turf acres: single family households Turf labor: mowing Biggest challenge: water Turfgrass: tolerance to regular mowing The Plant Photosynthesis Occurs in the leaf Production of carbohydrates Inputs: CO2 water and light Respiration Breaking down of carbohydrates to produce energy Stems The major storage site for carbohydrates Tillers: stems in bunch type grasses Rhizomes: below ground secondary lateral stems Stolons: above ground secondary lateral stems Stomate: pore through which gaseous exchange occurs Growth: an irreversible increase in size Development: a change in form (vegetative to productive) Grasses have a fibrous root system Warm Season Grass Best time to plant in the spring St. Augustine NOT normally established with seed Raleigh Most widely sold
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