Golf Course Management & Construction : Environmental Issues book cover
1st Edition

Golf Course Management & Construction
Environmental Issues

ISBN 9780873717427
Published June 3, 1992 by CRC Press
976 Pages

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Book Description

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

1. Background and Overview of Environmental Issues 2. Role and Conservation of Water Resources 3. Environmental Impacts of Turfgrass Fertilization 4. Environmental Impacts of Turfgrass Pesticides 5. Development of Integrated Management Systems for Turfgrass 6. Wildlife and Golf Courses 7. Wetlands and Golf Courses 8. Aquatic and Terrestrial Toxicity Tables

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Balogh\, James C.; Walker\, William J.