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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Fundamentals of Tropical Turf Management

Handbook / Manual
By: G Wiecko
208 pages, b&w illus
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Fundamentals of Tropical Turf Management
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  • Fundamentals of Tropical Turf Management ISBN: 9781845930301 Paperback Jun 2006 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
Price: £33.65
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Written in an easily-accessible style, this book provides a practical introduction to all aspects of tropical turf management. General topics covered include climate adaptation, the physiology and morphology of turf-grasses, an overview of the different turf-grass species, soil characteristics and testing, establishment techniques, cultivation, nutrition and fertilization, mowing procedures, irrigation requirements, compaction and thatch, and turf pests. It also discusses golf-course maintenance including the different methods needed for the tee, the fairway, the putting green and the rough. The book also looks at sports field management including rugby fields, tennis courts, football and hockey fields, bowling greens and croquet-courts, and playgrounds. Numerous line drawings and photographs are used to illustrate key concepts, processes and relationships.


Introduction to Turf Grasses; Turf-Grass Species; Soil; Turf-Grass Establishment; Turf Nutrition and Fertilization; Mowing; Irrigation; Turf Cultivation, Compaction, and Thatch; Golf-Course Maintenance; Sports Turl; Pests; Appendix.

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Handbook / Manual
By: G Wiecko
208 pages, b&w illus
Publisher: CABI Publishing
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