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Author(s):Beard, James B
Author Affiliation:Editor, Turfax
Title:[Japanese turf observations]
Column Name:JB comments
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Source:TURFAX. Vol. 6, No. 6, November/December 1998, p. 7-8.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Ann Arbor, MI: Ann Arbor Press
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf industry trends; Golf green speed; Zoysia japonica; Take-all patch; Stadia; Construction; Design factors; Turf reinforcing systems; Sports turf; Maintenance; Color
Abstract/Contents:Presents recent changes observed on a trip to Japan. Discusses a 25 to 30% decrease in greens fees and faster green speeds at many Japanese golf courses. Discusses an increasing problem of disease on zoysiagrass turfs. Also discusses the Toyama Soga Athletic Park in western Japan and the construction of new stadia to host the World Cup of Soccer in 2002. Designs for the stadia include a traditional open stadium, a retractable dome stadium, and a domed stadium. The stadia will all have turfgrass fields.
Geographic Terms:Japan
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beard, J. B. 1998. [Japanese turf observations]. TURFAX. 6(6):p. 7-8.
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