Master thesis L. Nachtergaele
Clubs that exercises sport on natural turf surfaces desire a high-quality playing surface. The quality of the pitch depends on the way it is constructed and maintained which in its turn depends on the allocated budget. Soil conditioners are often added to the top layer to increase certain soil physical, biological and/or chemical characteristics.
- To map a series of soil conditioners available on the market and to list their proclaimed benefits and respective cost prices.
- To study the effect of these soil conditioners on grass growth under greenhouse conditions.
- To link the observed benefits of the soil conditioners to their unit price, application rate and the total budget required during sports turf construction.
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