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The Mathematics of Turfgrass Maintenance, 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-04845-0
176 pages
January 2008
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Loaded with helpful hints and easy-to-understand examples -- and now with 20 percent more content -- this book covers the type of mathematical problems that golf course superintendents face every day. You'll learn how to handle budgeting estimates and figure how much fertilizer or pesticide you should buy. You'll also find guidance on the ordering of topdressing, irrigation volume and coverage, area and volume calculations, and many other aspects of golf course operation that require a thorough understanding of basic mathematical principles. Whatever the management calculation may be, this book has the solution you need! Example problems and answers help you get the job done right.
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Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Area Measurement Calculations.

Chapter 3. Volume Calculations.

Chapter 4. Fertilizer Calculations.

Chapter 5. Pesticide Calculations.

Chapter 6. Spreader and Sprayer Calibration.

Chapter 7. Irrigation Calculations.

Chapter 8. Seeding Rate Calculations.

Chapter 9. Application of Small Amounts of Material to Greenhouse Pots and Small Field Plots.

Appendix A. Conversion Factors.

Appendix B. Answers to Problems.

Index.

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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.

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  • Covers the type of mathematical problems that face golf course superintendents every day - now 20% larger
  • New design allows students and self-learners to better follow instructions and examples
  • Features significantly increased coverage of irrigation calculations
  • Each chapter offers more examples and more problems for readers to solve
  • All answers are provided in an appendix with detailed explanations of the correct answer and the method used to arrive at the correct answer
  • Commonly used by superintendents studying for certification through GCSAA
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  • Covers the type of mathematical problems that face golf course superintendents every day - now 20% larger
  • New design allows students and self-learners to better follow instructions and examples
  • Features significantly increased coverage of irrigation calculations
  • Each chapter offers more examples and more problems for readers to solve
  • All answers are provided in an appendix with detailed explanations of the correct answer and the method used to arrive at the correct answer
  • Commonly used by superintendents studying for certification through GCSAA
See More
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