Golf Course Tree Management / Edition 1

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This the most useful information available to the golf coursesuperintendent, course architect, and manager! It is writtenspecifically for the golf industry, and gives you the tool you needto manage one of your course's most important assets—trees!
Golf Course Tree Management will teach you the basic science, alongwith real world techniques to assist your in-house tree careprogram, to guide you in the selection of a qualified arborist andin the writing of comprehensive maintenance specifications. Protectyour course's aesthetic beauty, quality of play, investment, andyour job—this book shows you how!

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Provides a wealth of much-needed current information on arboriculture on the golf green. Covers basic information on why trees are valuable in such a setting, how trees grow, competition between trees and turf, design and construction, planting and transplanting, tree health, maintenance, hazards and liabilities, training a crew, and hiring professional arborists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575041179
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/15/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 0.69 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Value and Importance of Trees on Golf Courses.

2. Understanding How Tree Grow.

3. Tree vs. Turf.

4. Design and Construction.

5. Planting and Transplanting.

6. Keeping Trees Healthy.

7. Tree Maintenance.

8. Tree Hazard and Liability Issues.

9. Training Your Own Crew.

10. Hiring a Professional Tree Care Company.



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