Plant Biology

Turf Research Program

Current research

  1. Application of soil amendments to maintain turf quality on sandy soils under reduced irrigation.

Completed research

  1. Water use and drought tolerance in turf grasses
    Final report available on the HAI website Quote Project Code TU96002
  2. Fly ash amendments to improve water and nutrient management in turf
  3. Evaluation of a soil water sensor control system for improved water use efficiency and reduced nutrient leaching in turf
    Final report available on the HAI website Quote Project Code TU02006
  4. Development of nutrient management systems for the WA turf industry
    Final report available on the HAI websiteQuote Project Code TU00007
  5. Kikuyu research project
    Final report available on the HAI website
  6. Water repellency in turf grass grown in sandy soil
    Final report available on the HAI websiteQuote Project Code TU04001
  7. Water use by soft-leaf buffalo
    Final report available on the HAI websiteQuote Project Code TU07006
  8. Irrigation of turf grass with saline water
  9. Managing turf grass with saline water
  10. Final report available on the HAI websiteQuote Project Code TU11012

Steering Committee

UWA Turf Research newsletters

Factsheet

Managing Turfgrass on a Water Allocation

Minimising nitrogen leaching from warm-season turfgrass: Irrigation and fertiliser strategies

Scientific and industry publications are available for download: