Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management / Edition 4

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management / Edition 4

by Nick Christians
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470587318

ISBN-13: 9780470587317

Pub. Date: 07/12/2011

Publisher: Wiley

This revision of the bestselling Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management provides an introduction to the principles of turfgrass management by covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, career paths, and more. This Fourth Edition has been significantly updated to include the most current information on pesticides, weeds, turfgrass

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This revision of the bestselling Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management provides an introduction to the principles of turfgrass management by covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, career paths, and more. This Fourth Edition has been significantly updated to include the most current information on pesticides, weeds, turfgrass diseases, and insects to aid professionals in understanding the how to implement, maintain, and manage fields effectively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470587317
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/12/2011
Pages:
424
Sales rank:
288,966
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1. Careers in the Turfgrass Industry.

Chapter 2. Introduction to the Grasses.

Chapter 3. Cool-Season Grasses.

Chapter 4. Warm-Season Grasses.

Chapter 5. Ornamental Grasses.

Chapter 6. Establishment.

Chapter 7. Soil Testing and Soil Amendment.

Chapter 8. Fertilization.

Chapter 9. Mowing, Plant Growth Regulators, and Shade.

Chapter 10. Irrigation.

Chapter 11. Thatch, Cultivation, and Topdressing.

Chapter 12. Weed Control.

Chapter 13. Turf Insects.

Chapter 14. Turfgrass Diseases.

Chapter 15. Sports Field Management.

Chapter 16. Sod Production.

Chapter 17. Professional Lawn Care.

Chapter 18. Golf Course Maintenance.

About the Author.

Index. 

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