Color Atlas of Turfgrass Weeds

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Weeds can cause many problems in turf situations. One of most undesirable characteristics of weed infestation is the disruption of turf uniformityso vital to the golf, sports field, and managed landscape industry. Weed clumps, color variation, and patches can drive turf managers crazy, and have a pronounced effect on the perceived quality of the maintenance program. Very often, weeds are the results of weakened turf and specific spoil problemsthe Color Atlas of Turfgrass Weeds ...
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Overview

Weeds can cause many problems in turf situations. One of most undesirable characteristics of weed infestation is the disruption of turf uniformityso vital to the golf, sports field, and managed landscape industry. Weed clumps, color variation, and patches can drive turf managers crazy, and have a pronounced effect on the perceived quality of the maintenance program. Very often, weeds are the results of weakened turf and specific spoil problemsthe Color Atlas of Turfgrass Weeds explains why, and helps you problem-solve for effective management.

Color Atlas of Turfgrass Weeds by L.B. McCarty, J.W. Everest, D.W. Hall, T.R. Murphy, and F. Yelverton is a volume in the series:Turfgrass Science and Practice, James B Beard, Editor

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A source of information on problem weeds in the turfgrass environment, oriented to the turfgrass manager's needs. Identification guidelines for grass and grass-like plants and broadleaf plants of turfgrasses in North America are described and illustrated by numerous color photos showing detailed plant features at different stages of development. Each weed is described along with its means of propagation, its distribution in North America, and control strategies, particularly the selection and use of herbicides. Includes tables on herbicide effectiveness, a list of herbicide common and trade names, and a glossary of taxonomic terminology. McCarty teaches horticulture at Clemson University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575041421
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/12/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

L. B. (Bert) McCarty, is a Professor of Horticulture at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

John W. Everest, is a Professor of Agronomy and Soils at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.

David W. Hall, David W. Hall Consultant, Inc., Gainesville, Fl. Formerly with KBN Engineering, Inc., Gainesville, Fl, and with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Florida Museum of Natural History.

Tim R. Murphy, is a Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences at The University of Georgia in Griffin.

Fred Yelverton, is an Associate Professor of Crop Science at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Authors.

Contributors.

Introduction.

Grass and Grass-Like Plants.

Broadleaf Plants.

Appendix.

Glossary of Taxonomic Technology.

Index to Common and Scientific Plant Names.

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