Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management [Rental Edition]

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Edition: 5th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2019-07-18
Publisher(s): Wiley Rental
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Chapter 1 Benefits of Turf and Its Management 1

Part I Grasses 7

Chapter 2 Introduction to the Grasses 9

Chapter 3 Cool-Season Grasses 41

Chapter 4 Warm-Season Grasses 75

Chapter 5 Ornamental Grasses 97

Part II Turf Culture 109

Chapter 6 Establishment 111

Chapter 7 Soil Testing and Soil Amendments 147

Chapter 8 Turf Nutrition and Fertilization 171

Chapter 9 Mowing, Rolling, and Plant Growth Regulators 209

Chapter 10 Irrigation 225

Chapter 11 Thatch, Cultivation, and Topdressing 249

Chapter 12 Light Requirements and Shade Management 269

Part III Turf Pest Management 285

Chapter 13 Turf Weed Management 287

Chapter 14 Turf Insect Management 331

Chapter 15 Turf Disease Management 353

Part IV The Turf Industry 379

Chapter 16 Careers in the Turfgrass Industry 381

Chapter 17 Sports Turf Management 389

Chapter 18 Sod Production 407

Chapter 19 Professional Lawn Care 419

Chapter 20 Golf Course Maintenance 431

About the Authors 455

Index 457

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