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Author(s):Beard, James B
Author Affiliation:Editor, Turfax; International Sports Turf Institute Inc., College Station, TX
Title:A global view of landscape use
Section:Feature Article
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Source:TURFAX. Vol. 9, No. 3, May/June 2001, p. 6, 7.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Chelsea, MI: Ann Arbor Press
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Water use; Landscape; Water resources; Water conservation; Native vegetation; Health; Turf values
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the extensive history of mankind's devotion of time and resources to the establishment and maintenance of turfgrasses. Describes Singapore and The Netherlands as two countries that utilize and encourage turfgrass as a necessity. Contrasts the laws enacted by the United States and Western Australia about turfgrass and water conservation. Discusses the increase in bacteria and viruses as a result of decreasing turfgrass in China. Emphasizes the `quality-of-life', protecting human health, and reducing air pollution as important values of turfgrass.
Geographic Terms:Australia; China
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beard, J. B. 2001. A global view of landscape use. TURFAX. 9(3):p. 6, 7.
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