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Sports Turf and Amenity Grassland Management

By Stewart Brown

ISBN: 9781861267900
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 2005
PAGES: 200
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 235x165 mm
INSIDE: 80 b&w photos 28 drawings 20 col photos

Endorsed by The Institute of Groundsmanship

Turf and amenity grasslands in their multifarious form, including sport pitches, playing fields, golf courses, lawns, motorway embankments, roadside verges, urban parks and open spaces, have a significant impact on our everyday lives.

Each year central government, local authorities, sports clubs and other organizations spend large sums of money establishing, maintaining and managing such grasslands. It is essential that all these bodies meet proper standards of provision and manage their grassland efficiently and in an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way. This book will help them to achieve these objectives.

Topics covered: Grasses and their uses All aspects of mowing, including the effects on the grass plant and the machines that are available Irrigation Nutrition and fertilizer application Aeration, thatch control and top-dressing Pests, diseases and weeds Turf establishment and renovation Species-rich swards

RRP: £19.95

Site Price: £15.96

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