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Material Type:Chapter
Author(s):Graves, Robert Muir; Cornish, Geoffrey; Foy, John H.; Moore, James Francis; Hummel, Norman Jr.
Author Affiliation:Foy: Director, Florida USGA Green Section; Moore: Director, Mid-Continent Region, USGA Green Section; and Hummel: Cornell University
Title:Grassing the golf course
Section:Construction and grow-in
Volume Editors:Graves, Robert Muir and Cornish, Geoffrey S.
Monographic Source:Golf Course Design, 1998, p. 247-276.
Publishing Information:New York: John Wiley & Sons
# of Pages:30
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Turfgrass establishment; Golf courses; Soil depth; Drainage; Uniformity; Soil properties; Nutrient availability; Fumigation; Mulching; Golf green construction; USGA recommendations; California specifications; Golf tees; Golf fairways; Golf rough; Bunkers; Construction; Cool season turfgrasses; Cynodon; Erosion control; Site preparation; Seeding rate; Techniques
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the construction of golf course greens, tees and fairways and the establishment of grass on newly constructed areas. Outlines the soil-related factors that affect turfgrass establishment and briefly discusses other establishment practices such as soil fumigation and mulching. Details the USGA and California methods of green construction as well as typical methods of fairway, tee, and bunker construction. Also details grow-in procedures for cool-season grasses on greens, tees and fairways; bermudagrass greens; and bermudagrass fairways. Includes draft specifications for USGA and California greens.
See Also:For more information about the book this record is from, R=56405
Note:Includes appendices, "Draft specification - USGA and similar greens"; pp. 271-273, and "Draft specification - California greens"; pp. 274-276
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Graves, R. M., G. Cornish, J. H. Foy, J. F. Moore, and N. Jr. Hummel. 1998. Grassing the golf course. In Graves, Robert Muir and Cornish, Geoffrey S. (eds.) Golf Course Design. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
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