A Guide for Roadside Vegetation Management

Implementing a comprehensive turf management program significantly reduces the overall cost of managing the vegetation along state roadways. This guide provides methods for efficiently and effectively managing the activities that will achieve and maintain a high level of turf quality. The information in this guide is presented in four sections: Section 1: Turf Management Resources defines terms, describes soil characteristics and identifies the different types of turfgrasses and desirable plants managed by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Section 2: Turf Management Procedures covers the methods and procedures used to manage turf including methods for successful establishment, and cultural practices necessary for maintaining the turf at a desired level of quality. Section 3: Operator Safety covers safe operation of mowing equipment. Section 4: Equipment Maintenance covers maintenance of mowing equipment.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 103p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01150746
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Contract Numbers: BDK75 977-11
  • Created Date: Feb 5 2010 1:58PM