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Environmental Turf VP presents turf research at agronomy meeting

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Lee Berndt discusses computer modeling of thatch decay and effects of salinity on turf quality.

| December 10, 2010

LONG BEACH, Calif. – William L. (Lee) Berndt, vice president, research and development for Environmental Turf Inc., presented three research papers at the 2010 annual joint meetings of the American Society for Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, and Crop Science Society of America.

Berndt, who is also an adjunct professor teaching turfgrass management in the Professional Golf Management Program at Florida Gulf Coast University, made presentations on computer modeling of thatch decay and the effects of salinity on turf quality. The presentations were given to the C-5 Division of the Crop Science Society of America.

Links to the published abstracts of the presentations are as follows:
Four Parameter Double Exponential Model Describes Decay of Hybrid Bermudagrass Thatch.
Cellulase Accelerates Thatch-Mat Decay.
Salinity Impacts Vigor of SeaDwarf Seashore Paspalum.
 
Environmental Turf Inc., is an award-winning firm dedicated to the research, development, marketing and distribution of environmentally-friendly warm-season turfgrasses. Based in Avon Park, Florida, Environmental Turf licenses sod producers worldwide to grow its environmentally friendly turfgrasses.
 

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