Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology / Edition 1

Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology / Edition 1

by Jack Fry, Bingru Huang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471472700

ISBN-13: 9780471472704

Pub. Date: 08/05/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Based on the successful seminar offered through the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology cuts right to the authoritative information and know-how that will keep any turf area in optimal condition. Readers get an overview of turfgrasses, the characteristics of different varieties of turfgrasses; a look

Overview

Based on the successful seminar offered through the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology cuts right to the authoritative information and know-how that will keep any turf area in optimal condition. Readers get an overview of turfgrasses, the characteristics of different varieties of turfgrasses; a look at plant responses to drought, temperature extremes, and shade stresses; and a comprehensive review of the latest information on how irrigation, mowing, fertilization, cultivation, and plant growth regulators and bio-stimulants affect turfgrass response to stresses and pests. Case studies and more than 165 illustrations reinforce text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471472704
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/05/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Part I. Carbohydrate Metabolism and Turfgrasses.

Chapter 1. Carbohydrate Metabolism.

Chapter 2. Turfgrasses.

Part II. Environmental Stresses and Pests.

Chapter 3. Drought.

Chapter 4. Temperature Stresses.

Chapter 5. Shade.

Chapter 6. Pests.

Part III. Cultural Practices and Their Effects Upon Growth and Responses to Environmental Stresses and Pests.

Chapter 7. Irrigation.

Chapter 8. Mowing.

Chapter 9. Fertilization.

Chapter 10. Cultivation.

Chapter 11. Plant Growth Regulators and Biostimulants.

About the Authors.

Index.

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