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International Turf Management.

Author: David Aldous
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many leisure activities involve the use of turf as a surface. Grass surfaces on golf courses, bowling clubs, cricket pitches, racetracks, and parks all require maintenance by trained personnel. International Turf Management Handbook is written by a team of international experts. It covers all aspects of turf management and in particular* the selection and establishment of grass varieties* soils, irrigation and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aldous, David.
International Turf Management.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Aldous
ISBN: 9781317844914 1317844912
OCLC Number: 881571465
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; List of contributors; Preface; Turfgrass Growth and Development; Chapter 1 Introduction to turfgrass science and management; Chapter 2 Turfgrass identification and selection; Chapter 3 Turfgrass growth and physiology; Chapter 4 Turfgrass soils and drainage; Chapter 5 Turfgrass establishment, revegetation and renovation; Chapter 6 Turfgrass construction materials and methods; Chapter 7 Turfgrass irrigation; Chapter 8 Turfgrass nutrition and fertilisers; Chapter 9 Turfgrass machinery and equipment operation. Chapter 10 Turfgrass plant health and protectionBusiness and Administration, Contract Development and Management; Chapter 11 Turfgrass facility business and administration; Chapter 12 Contract establishment; Chapter 13 Contract management; The Measurement of Performance Indicators in Managing Different Cultural Systems; Chapter 14 The playing quality of turfgrass sports surfaces; Chapter 15 Prescription surface development: Golf course management; Chapter 16 Prescription surface development: Lawn bowling greens, croquet lawns and tennis courts. Chapter 17 Prescription surface development: Sportsfield and arena managementChapter 18 Prescription surface development: Racetrack management; Chapter 19 Prescription surface development: Cricket wicket management; Environmental Issues Facing the Contemporary Land Manager; Chapter 20 Environmental issues in turf management; Index.

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Many leisure activities involve the use of turf as a surface. Grass surfaces on golf courses, bowling clubs, cricket pitches, racetracks, and parks all require maintenance by trained personnel. International Turf Management Handbook is written by a team of international experts. It covers all aspects of turf management and in particular* the selection and establishment of grass varieties* soils, irrigation and drainage* performance testing and playing qualities* issues relating to sp.

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