Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry / Edition 1

by L. B. McCarty, Ian R. Rodriguez, B. Todd Bunnell, F. Clint Waltz
     
 

The most up-to-date guide to chemistry used in turfgrass management

To keep the sophisticated turfgrasses and agricultural sites of today healthy and vibrant, professionals need an informative, user-friendly guide to the full range of chemical reactions that occur in daily turfgrass and agriculture management. Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry

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The most up-to-date guide to chemistry used in turfgrass management

To keep the sophisticated turfgrasses and agricultural sites of today healthy and vibrant, professionals need an informative, user-friendly guide to the full range of chemical reactions that occur in daily turfgrass and agriculture management. Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry offers the necessary tools to understand and tackle all types of chemical issues, with minimal or no chemistry background.

Succinct yet informative coverage addresses all aspects of how chemicals affect the environment. An easy-to-understand introduction to basic chemistry principles aptly prepares readers for the helpful synopses that explain more complex chemical concepts in such topics as plant biochemistry, soil chemistry properties, plant nutrition and turf fertilizers, plant tissue and soil testing, and pesticides.

Applicable guidance makes this an ideal hands-on reference for solving day-to-day problems. The diverse group of experienced authors support their combined expertise with material on the latest products, regulations, and management techniques to provide a source of real-world solutions to a wide range of questions.

Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry is the most complete, easy-to-use chemistry resource for golf course superintendents, assistants, club managers, greens committee members, agricultural managers, product salespersons, and regulatory agencies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471444114
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/09/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.12(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Authors.

Fundamentals of Chemistry.

Chemical Properties and Analysis of Water.

Organic Compounds and Their Chemistry.

Plant Biochemistry.

Soil Chemistry Properties.

Plant Nutrition and Turf Fertilizers.

Plant Tissue and Soil Testing.

Pesticide Chemistry and Fate in the Environment.

Appendix A: Electron (Orbital) Pairs.

Appendix B: Naming Inorganic Compounds.

Appendix C: The Metric System.

Appendix D: Unit Analysis.

Appendix E: Conjugate Acids and Bases.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

Periodic Table.

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