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Turfgrass Management, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

By A. J. Turgeon

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 3, 2011

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For introductory courses in Turfgrass Management, Turfgrass Pest Management, and Turfgrass Cultural Systems.

 

Highly regarded for its thorough coverage of turfgrass science and technology, Turfgrass Management, Ninth Edition, addresses the important features of turfgrass systems, interactions, and management. Rich with illustrations, this book unlocks the mysteries of turf and establishes the role of cultural interventions in achieving specific objectives. Among its many updates, this new edition features expanded coverage of history of turf, anatomy and morphology, climatic adaptation, and soil physics.

Table of Contents

1.      Introduction

2.      Growth and Development

3.      Turfgrass Species

4.      The Turfgrass Environment

5.      Primary Cultural Practices

6.      Supplementary Cultural Practices

7.      Pest Management

8.      Propagation

9.      Cultural Systems

Appendix 1: Conversion Tables

Appendix 2: Calibration

Appendix 3: Common and Chemical Names of Pesticides Used in Turf

References

Glossary

Index

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Turfgrass Management, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition
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$62.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-707439-6