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Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity By William Adams

Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity
by William Adams

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This book describes our 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 and more.
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Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity: Science and Practice by William Adams

This book describes our 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.

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Table of Contents


1: Foreword, John Shildrick 2: Soil constituents and properties in turfgrass systems 3: Turfgrasses for sport and amenity use 4: Sportsturf drainage systems 5: Design criteria for sportsturf drainage installation 6: Principles of turfgrass establishment and maintenance 7: Soccer and rugby grounds 8: Golf courses and bowling greens 9: Cricket grounds and tennis courts 10: Horse racing tracks, T R O Field (DSIR, New Zealand) 11: Amenity grass for non-sport use, E J P Marshall (Long Ashton Research Station, UK) 12: Warm season turfgrasses, J R Watson (Toro Company, Minneapolis, USA)

Additional information

GOR005536895
Natural Turf for Sport and Amenity: Science and Practice by William Adams
William Adams
Used - Very Good
Paperback
CABI Publishing
1993-02-28
416
0851987206
9780851987200
N/A
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