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Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management

ISBN-10: 0471454788

ISBN-13: 9780471454786

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Nick Christians

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Turfgrass management is the science of maintaining high quality turfgrasses. In this large and growing industry today's managers require a background not only in botany and horticulture but also in business management This book provides the basic principles of turfgrass managment at a level that is accessible to students but which is also suitable for experienced professionals. Today in the US turfgrass is a $50 billion industry. * Covers basic turfgrass science, fertilisation, mowing and turfgrass diseases and also provides practice tools to enable the reader to make practical every day management decisions * This new edition offers expanded information on turfgrass nutrition, nitrogen sources, weeds, insects and disease identification and management * Colour photos of grasses, weeds and turfgrass diseases makes this an easy-to-use valuable resource for students
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/29/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Preface
Careers in the Turfgrass Industry
Introduction to the Grasses
Cool-Season Grasses
Warm-Season Grasses
Establishment
Soil Testing and Soil Amendment
Fertilization
Mowing
Irrigation
Thatch, Cultivation, and Topdressing
Weed Control
Turf Insects
Turfgrass Diseases
Sports Field Management
Sod Production
Professional Lawn Care
Golf Course Maintenance
About the Author
Index