Best Golf Course Management Practices

ISBN-10: 0131397931

ISBN-13: 9780131397934

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: L. B. McCarty

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For courses in Turfgrass Management and Golf Course Management. This text provides up-to-date basic and applied information on new products, grasses, and techniques used to develop best management practices for golf courses. It covers grasses available, their selection and use, soils and soil amendments, pest management and IPM practices, and environmental concerns and strategies. The author and 27 acclaimed contributors share their expertise in areas ranging from turfgrass to environmental science. The most current and comprehensive publication on the market, Best Golf Course Management Practices provides the need-to-know information that leads to successful golf course construction and maintenance. Its in-depth, easy-to-read style is ideal for golf course superintendents, their staff, owners, club officials as well as students of 2- and 4-year schools.
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List price: $145.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/31/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 896
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Best Turfgrasses for Golf Courses
Turfgrass Physiology and Environmental Stress
Best Soil Management Practices
Soil Chemical Properties
Soil Mineral Properties and Drainage
Soil Oxygen and Temperature Properties
Soil Organisms
Best Golf Course Construction and Establishment Practices
Golf Course Construction and Renovation
Putting Green Construction
Turfgrass Establishment and ldquo;Grow-In
Best Turfgrass Fertilization Practices
Plant Nutrition and Turf Fertilizers
Developing Turf Fertilizer Programs
Fertilizer Calculations
Best Golf Course Irrigation Practices
Water Management in Turf
Irrigation Water Quality
Effluent Wastewater Use on Turf
Best Turfgrass Management Practices
Cultural Practices for Golf Courses
Management Practices Affecting Putting Speed
Managing Bentgrass Poa annua Golf Greens
Managing Bermudagrass Golf Greens
Best Pest Management and Control Practices
Integrated Pest Management
Turfgrass Diseases
Turfgrass Insects
Turfgrass Nematodes
Turfgrass Weeds
Turfgrass Plant Growth Regulators
Best Pesticide and Nutrient Management and Handling Practices
Effective, Safe, and Legal Use of Pesticides
Best Golf Course Environmental Protection Strategies
Sprayer and Spreader Calibration
Budgets and Personnel Management
Stoke's equation for Calculating the Velocity of Falling Particles and Darcy's Equation for Calculating Hydraulic Conductivity
Calculating Soil Porosity
Determining Surface Area
Calibration Formulas and Metric Conversion Tables
References and Additional Reading
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