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https://listings.lib.msu.edu/patch/1981nov.pdf#page=5
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Publication Type:
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Professional
Author(s):Watson, J. R.
Author Affiliation:Vice President, The Toro Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title:Economical uses of motorized equipment
Source:Quarterly News Bulletin of the Southern Turfgrass Association. Vol. 11, No. 3, August 1976, p. 8, 10-11.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:College Station, Texas: Southern Turfgrass Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Equipment; Turf maintenance; Economic impacts; Mowers; Engineering; Purchasing; Efficiency; Mower blades; Fuels; Costs; Reel mowers; Mowing quality; Rotary mowers; Flail mowers; Bedknife; Equipment maintenance; Mowing height; Employee relations; Maintenance guidelines; Turfgrass industry; Leasing; Labor
Abstract/Contents:Offers energy conservation suggestions to cope with economic demands. Recommends to "select the most efficient peice [piece] of equipment for each job"; "use...diesel fuel instead of gasoline"; "clean and properly [adjust] equipment"; and consider leasing equipment. States that "the second area that impacts energy conservation, efficiency of management and economical use of equipment is people, especially supervisory personnel and training or updating of skills." Offers suggestions to motivate crew members, including to "build employee job satisfaction"; "provide development and growth chances"; "and take personal interest in employees."
Language:English
References:0
Note:Reprint appears in The Bull Sheet, 33(2) July 1979, p. [16-17], with variant summary paragraph
Reprint appears in A Patch of Green, November 1981, p. 5, 12, 15-18 with variant summary paragraph
Reprint appears in Carolinas Newsletter, 18(3) May/June 1982, p. 25-28
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Watson, J. R. 1976. Economical uses of motorized equipment. South. Turfgrass. 11(3):p. 8, 10-11.
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https://archive.lib.msu.edu/tic/bulls/article/1979jul16.pdf
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    Notes: The Bull Sheet reprint; Variant summary paragraph
https://listings.lib.msu.edu/patch/1981nov.pdf#page=5
    Last checked: 08/01/2017
    Requires: PDF Reader
    Notes: Item is within a single large file; A Patch of Green reprint; Variant summary paragraph
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