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Material Type:Booklet
Monographic Author(s):Beale, Reginald
Author Affiliation:F.L.S., Manager of Sports and Grass Department
Monograph Title:The Practical Greenkeeper, 191x.
Edition:3rd
# of Pages:103
Publishing Information:London, England: James Carter and Co.
Collation:103 pp.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Grasses; Site preparation; Seeding; Lawn maintenance; Manures; Sports turf; Drainage; Golf courses; Composts; Equipment
Abstract/Contents:Discusses methods for maintaining a lawn or sports turf. Includes information on: Grasses; How to make a new lawn; Seeding; Maintenance; Drainage; Manure; Compost; Lawn care equipment; Golf courses and other sports turf.
Language:English
References:0
See Also:See all records for known editions of The Practical Greenkeeper, search as MCODE=PRACG to isolate as a set or see records related to PRACG
Note:Pictures, b/w
Figures
Tables
Includes index, p.
Includes advertisments, pp. 103
Includes "An Alphabetical Table of Contents", pp. 1
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"A very rare, revised, expanded manual on the establishment and culture of lawns, greens, cricket fields, croquet lawns, soccer fields, hockey fields, and tennis courts in England. It includes a preface by Horace G. Hutchinson and a section on manures and composts. It also includes a section by greenkeeper Peter W. Lees concerning worm control on greens. It contains listings of costs for products. The manual is well illustrated with representative photographs of the time." p. 160
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
Beard Rarity Statement:Very rare
Beard Special Note:Identified by James B Beard in Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf (2014) as being old and rare based on his experience.
See Also:Other items relating to: Classic Reads in Turf
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Beale, Reginald. 191x. The Practical Greenkeeper. 103 pp. London, England: James Carter and Co.
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