Sports Turf Management For The Transition Manual

Book Description:

Authored by turfgrass researchers and managers from Virginia, this high quality hardcover, full color book is a user-friendly guide to sports turf management for transition zone fields. Sports directors in the mid- Atlantic transition zone, with its highly variable climate, face unique challenges. This book assists in the care of multipurpose sports fields, whether for soccer, football, baseball, or any other sport, by addressing those challenges with great organization and clarity.

The programs and concepts featured have been developed from extensive turfgrass research as well as field experience by qualified sports turf managers.

This book meets the needs of sports turf managers at any level of expertise and experience in the development and maintenance of sports fields that meet public demand and expectations for safe, high quality playing surfaces.

Featured Content:

  • Principles in Design and Construction
  • Turfgrass Selections & Establishment
  • Winter Overseeding, Interseeding & Dormant Seeding
  • Management Programs for Established Athletic Fields
  • Basics of Skinned Area Management
  • Field Painting & Marking
  • Safety Considerations On & Off Field
  • Artificial Fields
  • General Maintenance Calendars
  • Color Photos and Plates Throughout
  • Principles in Design and Construction
  • Turfgrass Selections & Establishment
  • Winter Overseeding, Interseeding & Dormant Seeding
  • Management Programs for Established Athletic Fields
  • Basics of Skinned Area Management
  • Field Painting & Marking
  • Safety Considerations On & Off Field
  • Artificial Fields
  • General Maintenance Calendars
  • Color Photos and Plates Throughout
  • Hardcover with 180 pages.
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