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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Doak, Samuel O.
URN etd-05182007-141203
Title Influence of nitrogen, reduced irradience and biostimulants on turfgrass growth, superoxide dismutase content and chlorphyll fluorescence
Degree Master of Science
Department Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Schmidt, Richard E. Committee Chair
Barden, John A. Committee Member
Chalmers, David R. Committee Member
  • Kentucky bluegrass
  • turfgrass
  • biostimulants
Date of Defense 1996-12-01
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Biostimulants (BIOS) are non-mineral substances that, when exogenously applied in very small quantities, stimulate the metabolic activity of plants.

Past research with biostimulants has not included differing levels of nitrogen fertility or shade as variables. The research presented was designed to explore some interactions between biostimulants and nitrogen fertility on turfgrass grown under several light conditions.

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