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Author(s):Beard, James B.
Author Affiliation:President and Chief Scientist, International Sports Turf Institute and Professor Emeritus, Turfgrass Science, Texas A&M University
Title:The benefits of golf course turf: In the face of today's increased public scrutiny, this review summarizes the multifaceted benefits golf courses provided not only to wildlife and the environment, but to entire communities, as well
Source:Golf Course Management. Vol. 64, No. 3, March 1996, p. 57-61.
# of Pages:5
Publishing Information:Lawrence, KS: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Environmental benefits; Erosion control; Soil water relations; Soil conservation; Water conservation; Runoff water; Pest control; Wildlife
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the positive aspects of golf courses in the environment such as erosion control, surface water protection and groundwater recharge, biodegradation of organic chemicals, soil restoration and improvement, heat dissipation and temperature moderation, noise abatement and glare reduction, favorable wildlife habitat, and recreational and aesthetic benefits. Also covers the fact that golf courses reduce nuisance pests such as rodent mosquitoes, ticks and chiggers.
Language:English
References:46
Note:Reprinted in Golf Course Management, 6(3), March 1998, p . 190-192, 196-201
Includes sidebar, "Beard teaches regional seminar", p . 61
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Beard, J. B. 1996. The benefits of golf course turf: In the face of today's increased public scrutiny, this review summarizes the multifaceted benefits golf courses provided not only to wildlife and the environment, but to entire communities, as well. Golf Course Manage. 64(3):p. 57-61.
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