Accession Number : AD0495991

Title :   Turf Evaluation, Section 6. Turf Runway Investigation, Fort Ruckman, Nahant, Massachusetts.

Corporate Author : ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MA

Report Date : MAR 1950

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This report presents the results of a turf evaluation study of Section 6, Turf Runway Test Section, Fort Ruckman, Nahant. Section 6 was constructed during the late summer of 1946. Three inches of imported topsoil were placed on the existing silty sand topsoil and eight different seed mixtures were sown along 20-foot-wide rows which were at right angles to sixteen 10-foot-wide rows, each of which had been treated with different rates of fertilization.

Descriptors :   (*RUNWAYS, GRASSES), SOIL MECHANICS, FERTILIZERS, SOILS, SEEDS, GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY), DENSITY, VISUAL INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, SAMPLING.

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE