ERIC Number: ED437821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Turf Management Handbook. Good Turf for Lawns, Playing Fields and Parks. Fifth Edition.
Schroeder, Charles B.; Sprague, Howard B.
Practical guidelines for turf management are provided that explain the natural processes involved, specific materials and equipment, and procedures that have been found to produce desirable results with a minimum of effort and expense. The handbook starts with information on how grasses grow, then proceeds through various chapters on turfgrass characteristics for cooler and warmer regions, soil characteristics, practical use of fertilizers, new turf care, weed and insect control, irrigation, procedures on renovating poor turf, and seasonal schedules for management of turf areas. (GR)
Descriptors: Athletic Fields, Equipment, Fertilizers, Guidelines, Parks, Pests, Turf Management, Weeds
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff
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