Turf Management for Golf Courses

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By James B Beard 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 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 Appendices Glossary Index

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Dr. James B. Beard is one of the world's leading turfgrass agronomists, and has published several best-selling books on turfgrass culture and management. He spent the past 16 years compiling the countless changes that have occurred in the field of golf course maintenance and management to update the best-selling, practical book ever published for the golf industry and for golf course superintendents Turf Management for Golf Courses. He earned a BSc degree from Ohio State University in 1957 and both MSc and PhD degrees from Purdue University in 1959 and 1961, respectively. He has held research-teaching positions on the faculties at Michigan State University and Texas A&M University, and served as interim Heard of the Soil and Crop Science Department. He founded the International Sports Turf Institute, Inc. in 1992. Dr. Beard is an international advisor and lecturer on turfgrass issues. He has published over 260 scientific research papers and over 400 popular technical articles.

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Dr. James B Beard is one of the world's leading turfgrass agronomists, and has published several bestselling books on turfgrass culture and management. He spent the past sixteen years compiling the countless changes that have occurred in the field of golf course maintenance and management to update the best-selling, practical book ever published for the golf industry and for golf course superintendents--Turf Management for Golf Courses. This Second Edition is completely revised and boasts hundreds of new color photographs, color drawings, and useful tables to illustrate research-proven techniques. It is written in conjunction with the USGA Green Section agronomists and covers the practical and technical aspects of turfgrass culture, management, and operation of golf courses.

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