Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity: Science and Practice

Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity: Science and Practice

by W. A. Adams, J. R. Gibbs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0851987206

ISBN-13: 9780851987200

Pub. Date: 03/01/1994

Publisher: CAB International North America

This book describes current knowledge of soils and turfgrass science as applied to the design, production and management of natural turf. The first five chapters cover general principles while further chapters apply these to specific contexts. These include golf courses and bowling greens, soccer and rugby grounds, cricket grounds, tennis courts, and horse racing

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This book describes current knowledge of soils and turfgrass science as applied to the design, production and management of natural turf. The first five chapters cover general principles while further chapters apply these to specific contexts. These include golf courses and bowling greens, soccer and rugby grounds, cricket grounds, tennis courts, and horse racing tracks. There are also chapters on amenity grass and warm season turfgrass. The book is aimed at students taking courses in turf science and sportsground management, amenity horticulture, and landscape and recreation provision and management. It will also be a standard reference work for practitioners working in sportsground management or landscape architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851987200
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
03/01/1994
Series:
CABI Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Soil Constituents and Properties in Turfgrass Systems1
2Turfgrasses for Sport and Amenity Use41
3Sportsturf Drainage Systems71
4Design Criteria and Sportsturf Drainage Installation102
5Principles of Turf Establishment and Maintenance159
6Soccer and Rugby Grounds208
7Golf Courses and Bowling Greens249
8Cricket Grounds and Tennis Courts295
9Horse Racing Tracks329
10Amenity Grass for Non-sport Use354
11Warm Season Turfgrasses377
Index397

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