ERIC Number: ED437822
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
International Turf Management Handbook.
Aldous, D. E., Ed.
Complete coverage on the establishment, maintenance, and management of natural turfgrass sports surfaces in Australia and overseas is provided. The book's 20 articles are divided into four sections covering: (1) the technical aspects of turfgrass growth and development; (2) business, administration, contract development and management; (3) the measurement of performance indicators in effectively managing different cultural systems such as lawn bowling greens, croquet lawns, lawn tennis courts, golf and resort courses, sport and athletic fields, cricket tables and wickets, and racecourses; and the (4) environmental issues facing the contemporary land manager, such as the use of scarce water resources, pesticide and fertilizer pollution, and the effects of golf course activities on people and wildlife. Topics also include how turfgrasses are identified and selected, how turfgrasses grow, how soils and drainage are significant and how grasses may be successfully established. Each article contains references . (GR)
Descriptors: Athletic Fields, Conservation (Environment), Facility Guidelines, Fertilizers, Foreign Countries, Turf Management
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Support Staff
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Identifiers - Location: Australia