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Our Top Recommended Books on Turf Management

Looking to expand your turf management knowledge? We’ve read dozens of educational turf management books, and these are our current favourites.  Note: Buying a book through one of our links helps to support the free operation and services provided by International Greenkeepers For Hire. Affiliate commission is one of the ways in which IGFH is …

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Exciting Week at Wiltshire College & University Centre

🌱 Exciting Week at Wiltshire College & University Centre 🌿 This week, we had the privilege of conducting our first Masterclass for Level 2 Sports Turf Operative (Lantra) students at The Caversham – Home of Reading Golf Club. The day unfolded into a fantastic blend of education and hands-on experiences, providing invaluable insights for our …

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The involvement of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

Carbon is a raw material for photosynthesis, in the form of carbon dioxide. Green plants use it to make vital organic compounds. On the land, plants get the carbon they need as a gas from the air. In water, plants ranging from seaweeds to phytoplankton are supplied by dissolved carbon dioxide, CO2. In plants, carbon …

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The involvement of chlorophyll in the process of photosynthesis

Chlorophyll is a green pigment which is most closely associated with energy absorption in plants. A pigment is a molecule that has a particular color and can absorb light at different wavelengths, depending on the color. There are many different types of pigments in nature, but chlorophyll is unique in its ability to enable plants …

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The light spectrum range which influences photosynthesis

This article was written by Jerry Spencer – Gilba Solutions PTY LTD Not all of the sun’s radiance is light, the term ‘light’ refers to the radiance we can see. As humans we can only see a limited amount of the sun’s radiance, which isn’t a lot at all. However plants that photosynthesis have a …

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