This the most useful information available to the golf course superintendent, course architect, and manager! It is written specifically for the golf industry, and gives you the tool you need to manage one of your course's most important assets—trees! Golf Course Tree Management will teach you the basic science, along with real world techniques to assist your in-house tree care program, to guide you in the selection of a qualified arborist and in the writing of comprehensive maintenance specifications. Protect your course's aesthetic beauty, quality of play, investment, and your job—this book shows you how!
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 (booknews.com)