BLANEY-CRIDDLE COEFFICIENTS FOR WESTERN TURF GRASSES.

John Borrelli, Larry O. Pochop, William R. Kneebone, Ian L. Pepper, Robert E. Danielson, William E. Hart, Victor B. Youngner

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Abstract

Evapotranspiration rates were measured for several turf grasses in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Wyoming, and these data were used to calibrate the Blaney-Criddle method for estimating evapotranspiration rates. Warm-season grasses used less water than did cool-season grasses when grown in warm climates. However, Kentucky bluegrass did exhibit heat stress that reduced its evapotranspiration rates below what would be expected when soil temperatures exceed 25 degree C. The data were collected in urban areas and should be representative of city-wide water requirements for turfed areas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-88
Number of pages8
JournalTetsu-To-Hagane/Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan
Volume1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981
Externally publishedYes
EventUnknown conference - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Aug 10 1981Aug 14 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Borrelli, J., Pochop, L. O., Kneebone, W. R., Pepper, I. L., Danielson, R. E., Hart, W. E., & Youngner, V. B. (1981). BLANEY-CRIDDLE COEFFICIENTS FOR WESTERN TURF GRASSES. Tetsu-To-Hagane/Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan, 1, 81-88.