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Table 2 Responses of grade 11 students to the question “what makes a good sports field?”

From: The dandelion evolution outreach program: learning through inquiry-based community engagement

Abiotic Biotic
Adapts to weather Bathrooms Bleachers/stands Clean (no garbage) Climate Concession stands Compact/soft terrain Colour Drainage Even/Flat ground Fertiliser Free access Good weather Level Lights Lines and boundaries Location Maintenance/grooming Mowed (regularly) Multi-purpose Nets/Equipment No holes No obstacles No rocks Not gross Nutrients Shade Soil Spacious/Size Sun Stable environment Turf Water Water-balanced Grass (real grass) Only grass No competition with other species No species diversity No pests No trees No weeds or dandelions Seeding