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Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition

Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition

Thomas L. Watschke, Peter H. Dernoeden, David J. Shetlar

April 16, 2013

Written by three of the top professionals in the turfgrass field, Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition brings together hundreds of solutions and best practices to help you manage turfgrass weeds, diseases, and insects more effectively. Since the publication of the bestselling first edition,...

Creeping Bentgrass Management, Second Edition

Creeping Bentgrass Management, Second Edition

Peter H. Dernoeden

June 04, 2012

Creeping bentgrass is considered the premier turfgrass species grown on golf courses, and there is a growing demand for an understanding of its maintenance and management practices. Still the only comprehensive reference on the subject, Creeping Bentgrass Management, Second Edition helps you...

Best Management Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils: Assessment and Reclamation

Best Management Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils: Assessment and Reclamation

Robert N. Carrow, Ronny R. Duncan

September 12, 2011

The complex issues involved in the management of saline and sodic turfgrass soils are enough to perplex even the most experienced site manager — there is no "silver bullet" amendment, treatment, or grass for salinity management. Best Management Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils:...

Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management

Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management

Robert N. Carrow, Ronny R. Duncan, Michael T. Huck

December 17, 2008

With the increased use of alternative irrigation water sources on turfgrass and landscape sites, their management is becoming more complex and whole ecosystems-oriented. Yet few turfgrass managers have received formal training in the intricacies of irrigation water. Turfgrass and Landscape...

Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

Mohammad Pessarakli

October 09, 2007

A multibillion dollar industry that has tripled in the last ten years, turfgrass management plays an important role in landscaping, golf courses, and other sports surfaces. Proper management and cultural practices are crucial for the performance of these versatile grasses, creating a demand among...

CRC World Dictionary of Grasses: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set

CRC World Dictionary of Grasses: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set

Umberto Quattrocchi

April 26, 2006

2008 NOMINEE The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Award for a Significant Work in Botanical or Horticultural Literature “… now we have easier and better access to grass data than ever before in human history. That is a marked step forward. Congratulazioni Professor...

International Turf Management Handbook

International Turf Management Handbook

David Aldous

September 27, 1999

Grasslands take up approximately one-quarter of the world's vegetative cover. Turfgrasses protect the land from erosion, stabilize the soil, moderate the temperature and provide low cost safe surfacing for many sporting and leisure activities. Amenity grasslands - and turf in particular - do more...

USGA Restoration Handbook on CD-ROM

USGA Restoration Handbook on CD-ROM

Donald Harker, Kay Harker, Gary Libby, Sherry Evans, Marc Evans

August 16, 1999

All the techniques presented in the original reference work, now on CD-ROM.Five years after the first edition of Landscape Restoration Handbook was published, its natural landscaping and ecological restoration techniques have become standard and successful practice throughout the nation. They are...

Landscape Restoration Handbook, Second Edition

Landscape Restoration Handbook, Second Edition

Donald Harker

February 16, 1999

Five years after the first edition of Landscape Restoration Handbook was published, its natural landscaping and ecological restoration techniques have become standard-and successful-practice throughout the nation.Now, the Landscape Restoration Handbook: Second Edition substantially widens the scope...

Grass Varieties in the United States

Grass Varieties in the United States

U.S. Dept. of Agricu

May 19, 1995

This user-friendly handbook is a working guide to the status of named and experimental grasses available for use in the United States. It provides physical descriptions and status profiles of grass varieties, including turf grass varieties. The handbook also contains maps and descriptions of Land...

Subirrigation and Controlled Drainage

Subirrigation and Controlled Drainage

Frank M. D'Itri, Harold W. Belcher

December 28, 1994

Subirrigation and Controlled Drainage provides information by four subject groups: subirrigation/controlled drainage system planning and operation, economic/production impact, environmental impact, and barriers to further implementation of water table management systems. The chapter authors address...

Wastewater Reuse for Golf Course Irrigation

Wastewater Reuse for Golf Course Irrigation

Michael P. Kenna

February 03, 1994

Wastewater Reuse for Golf Course Irrigation, authored by leading researchers and practitioners, covers a wide range of technical and regulatory aspects of how and why to irrigate golf courses with reused wastewater. Water quality, water conservation, regulations, water rights, water delivery,...