Jan 06

Dr. Erik Ervin: Soil Surfactants and Amino Acids for Creeping Bentgrass Dehydration Avoidance

All golf courses with creeping bentgrass or bent/Poa mixed greens experience problems with drought, soil water repellency, and/or salt stress at one point or another.

In this 45-minute presentation, Dr. Erik Ervin, Professor of Turfgrass Culture and Physiology at Virginia Tech, explains how the plant responds to dehydration stresses and demonstrates how soil surfactants and amino acid fertilizers help to avoid putting green decline.

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About The Author

More than 60 years ago, Aquatrols introduced the world’s first commercially available soil wetting agent. Since creating an entirely new product category to address water management challenges and opportunities, the company has remained a top innovator and producer of high-performance soil surfactants and related technologies. Aquatrols’ advanced product suite optimizes soil-water-plant interactions in agricultural, professional turfgrass, and horticultural industries in more than 40 countries. Headquartered in southern New Jersey, Aquatrols also has offices in the United Kingdom and conducts business on six continents.