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Ice and snow not removed. Plot 3-1. Sampled 1-7-08 after 38 days under ice and snow. Samples beginning to grow no apparent injury . . Ice melted after 38 days.

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Ice and snow not removed

Ice and snow not removed.

Plot 3-1. Sampled 1-7-08 after 38 days under ice and snow. Samples beginning to grow no apparent injury.

Ice melted after 38 days.

Plot 2-2. Sampled 1-7-08 . Snow removed 12-14-07 but ice not removed. Ice completely melted by 1-7-08 after 38 days of ice cover. Samples beginning to grow no apparent injury.

Ice removed after 19 days

Plot 1-2. Sampled 1-7-08. Snow removed 12-14-07 and ice removed 12-19-07 after 19 days of ice cover. Picture taken 1-12-08. Samples beginning to grow no apparent injury.

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Plot 2-1. Sampled 12-19-07. Snow removed 12-14-07 but ice not removed. Picture taken 1-12-08. No injury

Ice removed after 19 days

Plot 1-1. Sampled 12-19-07. Snow removed 12-14-07 and ice removed 12-19-07 after 19 days of ice cover. Picture taken 1-12-08. No injury


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14 Dec 07. John Newton removing snow over 1 inch of ice with bobcat and brush.


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14 Dec 07. John Newton removing snow over 1 inch of ice with bobcat and brush.


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14 Dec 07. Notice how ice was thicker on green. It accumulated on the green first during the ice storm.


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14 Dec 07. Bobcat cracked ice but didn’t seem to harm the green using John Newton’s method.


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14 Dec 07. A smaller snow blower is less invasive but would have taken a long time to remove the snow.


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19 Dec 07. John Newton breaking up 1 inch ice using Toro solid tine aerifier while crew shovels broken ice with plastic scoops. Ground frozen under ice.


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19 Dec 07. Ice broken up by Toro solid tine aerifier and removed by hand with plastic scoops. Ground frozen under ice.


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14 Dec 07. Ryan Krull samples the green using a bulk density hammer (2-inch plugger)


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Plot 2-1. Snow removed 12-14-07 but ice left on plot.

Plot 1-1. Ice and snow removed 12-19-07


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Plot 1-1. Ice and snow removed 12-19-07

Plot 2-1. Snow removed 12-14-07 but ice left on plot.


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Plot 2-1. Snow removed 12-14-07 but ice left on plot.

20 Dec 07. Plot 1-1. Ice and snow removed 12-19-07


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Natural ice and snow on the green that will be removed in plots every 14 days.

Winter protection cover study.

Ice removed after 19 days

Plot 1-1. Sampled 12-19-07 and 1-7-08. Snow removed 12-14-07 and ice removed 12-19-07 after 19 days of ice cover. Picture taken 1-7-08. Notice how the leaves have turned tan after the ice was removed and the leaves were exposed to freezing temperatures. The samples in the greenhouse have recovered indicating no injury as of 1-7-07.

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Plot 2-1. Sampled 12-19-08. Snow removed 12-14-07 but ice not removed. Ice then melted between 3-7 Jan 08. Picture taken 1-7-08. Notice how the ice provided insulation and protection. Samples indicate no injury as of 1-7-07.


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7 Jan 08. Seems to be an air space between the grass surface and the bottom of the ice. Insulation and air space is good.


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20 Dec 07. Covers placed on 19 Dec 2008 the same day ice was removed.


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