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Golf Course Management & Construction

Environmental Issues, 1st Edition

By James C. Balogh, William J. Walker

CRC Press

976 pages

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Hardback: 9780873717427
pub: 1992-06-03

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Golf Course Management & Construction presents a comprehensive summary and assessment of technical and scientific research on the environmental effects of turfgrass system construction and maintenance. Although the book focuses on golf courses, it also discusses turfgrass systems for residential and commercial lawns, parks, and greenways. The book is an excellent introduction to the concepts of nonpoint source environmental impacts of turfgrass management for turfgrass scientists and specialists, landscape and golf course architects, turfgrass system and golf course developers, golf course superintendents, environmental scientists, and land-use regulators.

Table of Contents

Background and Overview of Environmental Issues (J.C. Balogh, V.A. Gibeault, W.J. Walker, M.P. Kenna, and J.T. Snow). Role and Conservation of Water Resources (J.C. Balogh and J.R. Watson, Jr.). Environmental Impacts of Turfgrass Fertilization (W.J. Walker and B. Branham). Environmental Impacts of Turfgrass Pesticides (J.C. Balogh and J.L. Anderson). Development of Integrated Management Systems for Turfgrass (J.C. Balogh, A.R. Leslie, W.J. Walker, and M.P. Kenna). Wildlife and Golf Courses (R.M. Tietge). Wetlands and Golf Courses (P.A. Kosian, M.E. Balogh, and R.M. Tietge). Aquatic and Terrestrial Toxicity Tables (S.R. Murphy). Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General