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Sports Turf

Science, construction and maintenance, 1st Edition

By V.I. Stewart

Routledge

304 pages

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Description

A detailed, practical guide (with the backing of the main UK authorities) to the construction and maintenance of sports grounds.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part One: General principles. Identifying the problems. Components of a drainage scheme - function and installation. Alternative layouts. Design criteria - theory and practice. Cost benefit implications. Inter-relationship of sward biology, construction, maintenance and use. Specification of materials - soils, sands and gravels. Machinery, special equipment and DIY drainage.

Part Two: Specific constructions. Preliminaries, construction options and consequent aftercare. Bowling greens and golf greens. Pitches for vigorous winter games - rugby, soccer, etc. Cricket squares - a separate and on-going study. Water-bound, hard porous pitches. Package deals, patents and trade names.

Part Three:Appendices. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC000000
ARCHITECTURE / General
SPO000000
SPORTS & RECREATION / General