Golf: the selection of turf grass species according to their water requirements


The role of water is essential to maintain the turf in good health. It constitutes more than 70 % of the plant tissue of the grasses; it ensures the rigidity of the leaves and the opening of the stomata; and it also helps with the gas exchange. Water, which is indispensable for microbial activity, facilitates the transportation and absorption of nutrients. 

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