Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Special Issue 2 (2021)
Grasses for sports grounds and its influence on playing quality: A review
Sithin Mathew, GK Seetharamu, M Dileepkumar and D Satish
Turf grasses are the crops which has huge economic value in outdoor sports and recreations. It is very unbearable to imagine many of the sports games without a green carpet of grasses. Many of the front-line sports like golf, football, cricket, rugby, baseball, tennis, hockey, lacrosse, croquet, lawn bowling etc. are played on grass courts. Grasses reduces the risk of injury, while playing by acting as a natural cushion. Grasses play a vital role in providing better locomotory movements to the players, and smooth ball role characteristics. The quality of the game is always influenced by the height, texture, firmness and growth habit of the grasses. Selection of grasses and its maintenance is of prime importance.
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Sithin Mathew, GK Seetharamu, M Dileepkumar and D Satish. Grasses for sports grounds and its influence on playing quality: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(2S):17-26.