430-402 (SPES-337P)

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Authored by David R. Chalmers, Emeritus Associate Professor and Extension Agronomist, Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech; Judy Booze-Daniels, former Research Associate, Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech; and Michael Goatley, Turfgrass Specialist, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

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Lawn turfgrasses provide many benefits to our immediate environment. Soil erosion control, improved protection of groundwater, improvement of the quality of life through noise and dust abatement, improvements of air quality, and aesthetic and recreational contributions are some of the assets provided by turfgrasses.

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Publication Date

July 8, 2021