Publications

Published papers

The following list includes papers published in local and international journals:

2015

Planning to build a new pitch?  Pitchcare Journal, July 2015

2013

Why are there still failures in sports pitch drainage?  Pitchcare Journal, 26 April 2013.

Performance Quality StandardsPitchcare Journal, 20 September 2013.

2012

Appreciation of limitations in the condition of the sub-grade. European Turfgrass Society Conference. Oslo, Norway. May 2012.

Myths in sports pitch drainage.  SAPCA Technical meeting. Loughborough, 5 December 2012

2010

Assessing the merits of cambering a winter sports pitch in theUK. European Turfgrass Society Conference. Angers, France, April 2010

2008

Role of water run-off in sports pitch construction. European Turfgrass Society Conference. Pisa, Italy. May 2008

2006

Imminent water restrictions offer new challengesPitchcare Journal, July 2006.

Reconstruction of community sports pitches in Lewisham The Groundsman, November 2006.

2005

Restricting drainage outfall from reconstructed football pitches.Int. Turfgrass Soc. Res. Jnl 10

2001

An economic appraisal of methods to overcome surface drainage problems on the golf course.  Int. Turfgrass Soc. Res. Jnl 9

1993

Long-term improvement in drainage and aeration within impermeable golf greens.  Int. Turfgrass Soc. Res. Jnl. 7:426-429.

1980

An assessment of current methods for establishing steep cut slopes by establishing vegetation.  Proc. Grassld, Soc. sth. Afr. 15:105-109.

1978

Investigation into the need for turfgrass research in southern Africa Proc. Grassld.  Soc. sth. Afr. 13:84-88.

1975

Critical area planting in the United States of America,  Proc. Grassld. Soc. sth. Afr. 10:85-90.

1975

An appraisal of two qualitative field trials comparing methods of erosion control on earthen slopes (co-author D. Van Zyl).  6th Reg. Conf. for Africa: Soil Mech. and Found. Eng. Durban, South Africa.

1973

Treatments for stabilising steep slopes for grassing.  The Civil Engineer in South Africa 3:301-303.

1973

A further investigation into the treatments for adapting difficult slopes for grassing.  Proc. Grassld. Soc. sth. Afr. 8:97-100.

1972

The establishment of vegetation in civil engineering work.  Proc. Grassld. Soc. sth. Afr. 6:181-194.

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