One of the biggest headaches for a superintendent is managing divot recovery on practice tees, par 3 tees and fairways. Slow recovery of divots on practice tees can become an eyesore as well as a nuisance for players.
Maxand’s beneficial properties of nutrient retention and moisture management help to improve divot recovery time.
- Maxand’s cation and anion exchange sites enhance the retention and management of essential plant nutrients, making them more efficient and readily available to the plant.
- Maxand’s solid-state wetting agent properties help distribute soil water and nutrients uniformly throughout the root-zone.
- Results: Faster Divot Recovery: Recovery period is reduced by several days
Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter Florida
On May 23, 2014, Roger Dean Stadium personnel removed 3”W X 3”W X 2”D plugs.
- The plug on left was filled with quartz sand.
- The plug on right was filled with a blend of 80/20 Sand/Maxand.
- The following photo was taken 26 days after the plugs were established.
- The 20% Maxand plot has recovered much faster than the quartz sand alone.
Maxand’s moisture management and nutrient holding properties accelerate the recovery of the plug. Just as new greens grow-in much faster with sand amended with Maxand when compared with straight sand or sand amended with peat, a divot will recover much faster with a Maxand blend.
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