Adding trees to irrigated turfgrass lawns may be a water-saving measure in semi-arid environments

Adding trees to irrigated turfgrass lawns may be a water-saving measure in semi-arid environments

Please Login to download this file

- Stars (0)

0 Downloads

Author: Chris Swann

Version: 1.0

Last Updated: 13-12-2017 15:46

Share

DescriptionPreviewVersions

Litvak, E., Bijoor, N., Pataki, D. 2014. Adding trees to irrigated turfgrass lawns may be a water-saving measure in semi-arid environments. Ecohydrology. Wiley Online Library. Volume 7. Pages 1314-1330

turfgrass, urban, Lawns, Trees, Evapotranspiration

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/eco.1458/abstract

This study quantifies the evapotranspiration of urban, turfgrass-only, unshaded lawns and of urban lawns with open-grown trees and turfgrass in Los Angeles, California. The results suggest that the added shade from low-density tree planting may save water in semi-arid irrigated environments.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *