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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE