Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Effective Overseeding Methods for Heavily Trafficked Cool-Season Turf.

Pamela J. Sherratt, John Street, David Gardner, and Marcela Munoz. The Ohio State University, 216 Howlett Hall, 2001 Fyffe Court, Columbus, OH 43210

Broadcast versus slit seeding methods were evaluated during the fall using transitional and perennial ryegrass.  Broadcast seeding resulted in greater percent grass cover than slit seeding under heavy traffic stress. Slit seeding resulted in more physical damage to the existing grass.