International Turf Management Handbook

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Overview

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 specific playing surfaces


In its depth of coverage and detailed practical advice from around the world this comprehensive handbook is destined to become the standard reference work on the subject.

Audience: Suitable for students, sports club managers, racetrack managers, groundsmen, local councils, libraries.

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'This is a remarkably comprehensive book covering every aspect of turf management which will be invaluable to professionals looking to increase their knowledge. A must for every turf manager and educational establishment training in landscaping, groundsmanship or greenkeeping.

A wealth of material anf research from a wide variety of disciplines in the turfgrass industry and likely to become a much sought-after reference book in years to come'.

Mike Beardall, Editor of The Groundsman, Official Journal of The Institute of Groundsmanship
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Provides complete coverage on establishment, maintenance, and management of natural turfgrass sports surfaces in Australia and other countries. Sections cover technical aspects of turfgrass growth and development, business administration and contract development, the measurement of performance indicators in managing different types of lawns and greens, and environmental issues facing contemporary land managers. Useful for landscape managers, curators, greenkeepers, and environmental and agricultural scientists. Aldous teaches environmental horticulture and resource management at The University of Melbourne-Burnley College, Australia. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750689540
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Pages: 348

Table of Contents

Introduction, identification and selection, growth physiology and ecology, design and construction, establishment and revegetation, soils and related problems, nutrition and fertilizers, machinery and equipment., plant health and protection, workplace orientation and communication, health and safety, business and finance, contracts and specifications, playing quality and performance testing, workplace calculations, formulae and calibration, Surface Standards Development: Golf courses, bowling greens, sportsfield and arena management, racetrack management, cricket wicket management

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