Greens Aeration

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These questions are given to check your understanding of the Greenside article by Eddie Connaughton 'Greens Aeration - It's More Important Than Ever' published in the December 2015 edition

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Question 1

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Name one objective that aeration of greens achieves
Answer
  • To annoy the golfer
  • Improves the rate water moves through the greens profile
  • Increases compaction

Question 2

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Name a non disruptive type of aeration
Answer
  • Micro-solid tining
  • verti-draining
  • ploughing

Question 3

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According to Dr. Carrow at what weight percentage of organic matter content should hollow coring be considered?
Answer
  • 3 - 4%
  • 15 - 30%
  • above 50%

Question 4

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How often should a full soil profile of a green be carried out
Answer
  • Every ten years
  • Never
  • Annually

Question 5

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What method can be used to remove thatch
Answer
  • More frequent mowing
  • Hollow coring
  • Reduce irrigation in summer