Growth Effect and Nutrient Uptake by Application Interval of Developed Slurry Composting and Biofiltration (DSCB) Liquid Fertilizer on Kentucky Bluegrass

개량 가축분뇨발효액비의 시비주기에 따른 켄터키블루그래스의 생육효과 및 양분흡수

  • Received : 2014.11.10
  • Accepted : 2014.12.08
  • Published : 2014.12.31


A developed slurry composting and biofiltration (DSCB) liquid fertilizer could be used for eco-friendly turfgrass management in golf course. This study was conducted to evaluate the growth effect of application intervals of DSCB in Kentucky bluegrass based on turf color index, chlorophyll index, clipping yield and uptake and availability of nutrient. Treatments were designed as follows; non-fertilizer (NF), control (CF) and DSCB treatments which were applied a every 15 days (DSCB), every 30 days (2DSCB) and 60 days (4DSCB-1: April, June, August; 4DSCB-2: May, July, September). Turf color indexes of DSCB and 2DSCB were higher than CF, but these chlorophyll indexes similar to CF. The clipping yield and uptake and availability rate of nitrogen and potassium in turfgrass were increased in 2DSCB. These results suggested that application of DSCB improved turf quality and growth by prompting an uptake and availability of nutrients in Kentucky bluegrass and its application interval was 1time per month.


Developed slurry compostin and biofiltration (DSCB);Turf color;Clipping yield;Nutrient uptake


Supported by : Rural Development Administration


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