The Mathematics of Turfgrass Maintenance

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/9/2008
  • Publisher: Wiley

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The Mathematics of Turfgrass Maintenance, Fourth Editioncovers every type of mathematical problem that faces the golf course superintendent. From how to handle budgeting estimates to determining how much fertilizer should be applied, this book shows how to work through the calculations and offers practice material and answers.Loaded with helpful hints and easy-to-understand examples, this one-of-a-kind reference covers mathematical problems that golf course superintendents face every day.

Author Biography

Nick E. Christians, PhD, is a professor of horticulture at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and is the recipient of numerous honors, includingthe Outstanding Educator Award from the American Society of Horticultural Sciences and?the Iowa Legislative Teaching Excellence Award. Michael L. Agnew, PhD, is a senior field technical manager at Syngenta Professional Products, Greensboro, North Carolina, and former associate professor and turfgrass extension specialist at Iowa State University.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Area Measurement Calculationsp. 7
Volume Calculationsp. 29
Fertilizer Calculationsp. 45
Pesticide Calculationsp. 65
Spreader and Sprayer Calibrationp. 79
Irrigation Calculationsp. 107
Seeding Rate Calculationsp. 115
Application of Small Amounts of Material to Greenhouse Pots and Small Field Plotsp. 123
Conversion Factorsp. 129
Answers to Problemsp. 131
Indexp. 159
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