99 article titles

I’ve been writing a monthly article for ゴルフ場セミナー (Golf Course Seminar) magazine since May 2008. That’s 99 articles so far, and 118,518 words. The best of these will be published in English, sometime; for now they are only available in Japanese.

Starting in May 2008 (#1) and going up to July 2016 (#99), these are the article titles in English.

  1. What is Greenkeeping? The 6 Basic Principles
  2. Soil Water: How to Manage it in the Summer
  3. Fertilizer for Grass: Soil, Leaves, and Growth Potential
  4. 5 Maintenance Activities That May Increase Roots
  5. Coring: Do it Right, and Get Better Greens
  6. Simple is Better: An Amazing Experiment at Rothamsted
  7. Sand Topdressing by Numbers
  8. 2008 International Turfgrass Science Quiz
  9. Why is Grass Green?
  10. 2008 International Turfgrass Science Quiz – Answers & Discussion
  11. Golf Course Maintenance Expenditures in 2009
  12. Putting It All Together: summarizing the six points of greenkeeping
  13. The most important thing to know about creeping bentgrass
  14. The 2009 US Open, Bethpage Black, and Integrated Pest Management
  15. Effective spraying: nozzles, water volume, and droplet size
  16. The Critical Component of Putting Green Management
  17. The Critical Moisture Content of Soils
  18. Some New Turfgrass Research Results
  19. The Optimum Level of Plant Nutrients in the Soil
  20. A Christmas Gift List for the Turfgrass Scientist
  21. Two Equations for the New Year
  22. Old and New, from Scotland to China
  23. Roll Three Times a Week for Better Greens
  24. Turfgrass Maintenance by the Numbers
  25. Current Trends in GC Maintenance
  26. Thatch: Definition & Management
  27. Does Phosphorus Cause Algae on Putting Greens?
  28. Pebble Beach Putting Greens: Playing Condition vs. Appearance
  29. One Good Thing About the Summer
  30. The Foundation for a System of Golf Course Maintenance
  31. Practical Application of Turfgrass Science Principles
  32. Labor Analysis and Priority of Maintenance Work
  33. A Scientific Guide to Turfgrass Maintenance this Year: Part 1
  34. A Scientific Guide to Turfgrass Maintenance this Year: Part 2
  35. A Scientific Guide to Turfgrass Maintenance this Year: Part 3
  36. Data + Science + Technique = Better Grass Conditions
  37. How Poor Greens Became Excellent Greens at Vietnam: a case study
  38. Tublamu Navy Golf Course & the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
  39. Thai Country Club: Great greens with terrible water
  40. An Almost Insurmountable Problem: nematodes
  41. What’s in the irrigation water at the Home of Golf?
  42. Converting to Ultradwarf Bermudagrass: why and how
  43. Choosing Soil Moisture Meters
  44. Using Soil Moisture Meters
  45. Firm Putting Greens at Australia
  46. Fertilizing Greens in the West Coast Style
  47. Using Soil Test Data to Improve Turfgrass Conditions
  48. A Common Cause for Putting Green Problems
  49. Rolling Greens: What do the Data Show?
  50. Green Speed and the Brede Equation
  51. Cooling the Soil
  52. Soil Moisture Content of Putting Greens in Japan
  53. The Clegg Hammer and the “Hardness” of Putting Greens
  54. Cooling the Soil at Night
  55. Measuring Photosynthetically Active Radiation
  56. Green Speed Variability
  57. Green Hardness: Yamanaka Tester vs. Clegg Hammer
  58. The Surface and Soil Temperatures of Putting Greens
  59. The pH, N, P, and K of Putting Green Soils in 2012
  60. The Ca, Mg, S, and Micronutrients of Putting Green Soils in 2012
  61. Measuring the Reliability of Putting Greens
  62. Putting Green Soil Moisture Content and Management in Summer
  63. The Effect of Rolling on Green Speed and Green Hardness
  64. Putting green surface temperatures and syringing
  65. Fertilizer planning and nutrient mass balance
  66. Green Speed Summary
  67. Temperature-based growth potential: a study in 3 seasons
  68. What is the effect of day length on turfgrass growth and nitrogen requirement?
  69. Organic Matter Management in Putting Greens
  70. When is the best time to core aerify putting greens?
  71. A new way to look at turf nutrient requirements
  72. A Method to Predict the Optimum Time for Overseeding
  73. A counterintuitive approach to irrigation
  74. An important note on the timing of growth regulator and nitrogen applications
  75. Anthracnose and healthy greens in summer
  76. New research about management of thatch and organic matter on putting greens
  77. How many nutrient cations can a green hold?
  78. Fertilizer, leaching, and cation exchange capacity
  79. What do wetting agents really do?
  80. Nitrogen fertilizer — when it is used by the grass?
  81. Does nitrogen fertilizer increase or decrease roots?
  82. Temperature, humidity, and combining them for summertime heat indices
  83. Mowing and the 1/3 rule
  84. Timing of nitrogen application to greens
  85. Putting green performance tests: professional estimates
  86. A new summary of putting green stimpmeter, surface hardness, and soil water measurements
  87. Are summer nights getting hotter?
  88. Fine fescue putting greens and tournament golf
  89. Wind, tournament golf, and the 5 day Open Championship
  90. Some useful things to understand about light
  91. An analysis of three years of tournament green hardness data
  92. An analysis of three years of tournament green speed data
  93. What do P and K mean, exactly?
  94. Two methods for precision water management
  95. Course conditioning guidelines for PGA Tour tournaments
  96. How much does water use vary from green to green?
  97. The combination of temperature and sunshine to compare locations
  98. What’s the irrigation water requirement?
  99. Green speed, pace of play, and more green speed

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