Ecosystem services and environmental consequences of lawns and turfgrass management

DOUGLAS SOLDAT – Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison Author
05/26/2016 Added
172 Plays


Turfgrass is the predominant ground cover in urban land uses, covering approximately one-third of developed land in the US. Therefore it is important to understand the environmental consequences and the urban ecosystem services provided. This seminar will summarize the state of the science of turfgrass in the urban environment with respect to ecosystem services, soil quality and management and socioeconomic concerns of turfgrass management.

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