Turf Management for Golf Courses by James B Beard

Turf Management for Golf Courses

byJames B Beard

Hardcover | October 15, 2001

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Commonly referred to as "Beard's Bible," after Dr. James B. Beard, the internationally recognized turfgrass agronomist who wrote it, the first edition of this essential work sold over 50,000. Since then, Dr. Beard has spent 16 years compiling his scientific research to update his original best-seller, which is written in conjunction with the entire USGA Green Section and covers every practical and technical aspect of turfgrass management, maintenance, and operation. This new edition also boasts hundreds of new color photographs, color drawings, and useful tables that illustrate Dr. Beard's research-proven techniques. Now you can put Dr. Beard's three-decades of experience, and the collective field experience of the USGA Green Section, on your desk in the most complete, most detailed, and most useful manual-of-practice ever published.

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James B Beard was born in Bradford, Ohio, in 1935, earned a BSc degree from Ohio State University in 1957, Summa cum laude, and both MSc and PhD degrees from Purdue University in 1959 and 1961, respectively. He subsequently was awarded a National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Life Science Department at the Universi...
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Title:Turf Management for Golf CoursesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 10.3 × 8.3 × 1.3 inPublished:October 15, 2001Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1575040921

ISBN - 13:9781575040929

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Table of Contents

Golf and Turfgrass

Designing and Building a Golf Course

The Putting Green

The Tee

The Fairway

The Rough

The Bunker

Golf Course Equipment and Facilities

The Irrigation System

Pests and Stresses

Golf Course Management

Other Golf Course Operations