The physical and chemical properties of a soil directly affect plant growth. Review these topics to understand how to identify different soil properties and how those properties affect turfgrass growth.
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Soil texture can greatly affect nutrient and water availability, retention and movement within turfgrass systems.
Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is the ability of a given soil mass to hold positively charged ions, or cations.
Soil pH is the measurement of the acidity or alkalinity of soil.