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Creeping Bentgrass Management, Second Edition

Peter H. Dernoeden
November 22, 2017

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...

Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition

Thomas L. Watschke, Peter H. Dernoeden, David J. Shetlar
November 22, 2017

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,...

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

Management of Turfgrass Diseases, Second Edition

Joseph M. Vargas
December 07, 1993

This Second Edition of Management of Turfgrass Diseases has been completely revised and updated to provide the latest information on maintaining a healthy turf and identifying turf diseases. Written by a leading international lecturer on turf grasses, the book covers cultural, genetic, biological,...

Golf Course Management & Construction: Environmental Issues

James C. Balogh, William J. Walker
June 03, 1992

Golf Course Management & Construction presents a comprehensive summary and assessment of technical and scientific research on the environmental effects of turfgrass system construction and maintenance. Although the book focuses on golf courses, it also discusses turfgrass systems for residential...