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Last Updated: 13-12-2017 15:46
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
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.