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The Turfgrass Management Handbook

Henry Decker

The Turfgrass Management Handbook

A Guide to Professional Lawn Care

by Henry Decker

  • 109 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • General,
  • Turfgrass Management,
  • Gardening / Horticulture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10095189M
    ISBN 10013933128X
    ISBN 109780139331282
    OCLC/WorldCa233817238

    The University of Georgia does not guarantee nor warrant published standards on The Turfgrass Management Handbook book product mentioned; neither does the use of a trade or brand name imply approval of any product to the exclusion of others which may also be suitable. The final section looks at future and potential grasses requiring minimal maintenance and management. It provides extensive information on the physiological responses of turfgrass to acidic soil, salinized water, temperature, light, depleted oxygen, reactive nitrogen use, and other environmental stressors. The book reviews several methods of pest control using herbicides, as well as biological, and microbial control agents. The text highlights research in turfgrass pathology and disease including nutritional disorders, rapid blight, and fungal diseases. The second section reveals detailed accounts of turfgrass growth, management, and cultural practices such as carbon metabolism and overseeding.

    It provides extensive information on the physiological responses of turfgrass to acidic soil, salinized water, temperature, light, depleted oxygen, reactive nitrogen use, and other environmental stressors. The text highlights research in turfgrass pathology and disease including nutritional disorders, rapid blight, and fungal diseases. Turfgrasses protect the land from erosion, stabilize the soil, moderate the temperature and provide low cost safe surfacing for many sporting and leisure activities. The mounting collection of research into new species, modern cultivars, and stress tolerant genotypes requires a high-quality, accessible resource.

    Designed for either formal or informal instruction, it attempts to unlock some of the mysteries of turf and establish the role of cultural interventions for achieving specific objectives. It provides extensive information on the physiological responses of turfgrass to acidic soil, salinized water, temperature, light, depleted oxygen, reactive nitrogen use, and other environmental stressors. Recommendations are based on information on the manufacturer's label and on performance data from research and extension trials at the University of Georgia and sister institutions in surrounding states. The text highlights research in turfgrass pathology and disease including nutritional disorders, rapid blight, and fungal diseases. Trade and brand names are used only for information. PDF Downloads:


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The Turfgrass Management Handbook by Henry Decker Download PDF Ebook

This handbook is arranged in four sections. I recommend it highly to anybody wanting to learn about lawn care, especially homeowners looking to increase curb appeal. The book reviews several methods The Turfgrass Management Handbook book pest control using herbicides, as well as biological, and microbial control agents.

Pesticide Safety Education Program Topics include pest identification, storage and disposal, pesticide drift and runoff prevention, water quality protection, and food safety. The book reviews several methods of pest control using herbicides, as well as biological, and microbial control agents.

Additional information on control of insects, plant diseases, and weeds is available in bulletins and circulars published by UGA Extension. Divided into several sections, this all-inclusive volume begins with The Turfgrass Management Handbook book introductory chapter on turf related issues.

The second section reveals detailed accounts of turfgrass growth, management, and cultural practices such as carbon metabolism and overseeding. Subsequent sections cover sports turf management and growth regulating factors, as well as breeding, genetics, and biotechnology.

The University of Georgia does not guarantee nor warrant published standards on any product mentioned; neither does the use of a trade or brand name imply approval of any product to the exclusion of others which may also be suitable.

Trade and brand names are used only for information. The book reviews several methods of pest control using herbicides, as well as biological, and microbial control agents. The mounting collection of research into new species, modern cultivars, and stress tolerant genotypes requires a high-quality, accessible resource.

These were extensive and informative, though not exhaustive, and sometimes difficult, especially when confronted with a species not covered in the book. Divided into several sections, this all-inclusive volume begins with an introductory chapter on turf related issues.

Sports Turfgrass Management Certificate Up-to-date turfgrass management practices for the sports field industry. Standard introductory material is also included. The portions I found most useful were those dealing with grass and weed identification. Proper management and cultural practices are crucial for the performance of these versatile grasses, creating a demand among scientists, researchers, and industry professionals for better quality, hardier grasses.

Turfgrasses protect the land from erosion, stabilize the soil, moderate the temperature and provide low cost safe surfacing for many sporting and leisure activities.

Proper management and cultural practices are crucial for the performance of these versatile grasses, creating a demand among scientists, researchers, and industry professionals for better quality, hardier grasses.

Divided into several sections, this all-inclusive volume begins with an introductory chapter on turf related issues. What I really liked about this book was that it explains the why of lawn care, rather than simply what to do.

ISBN 13: 9780134492575

These publications are intended to be used only as guides. Filling a long-empty niche by compiling the most complete, up-to-date collection of contributions from internationally known specialists, Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology The Turfgrass Management Handbook book the only single source reference that covers every aspect of turfgrass maintenance and cultivation.

This generously-illustrated book covers important features of turfgrass systems, interactions between system components, and principles of turfgrass management. The text highlights research in turfgrass pathology and disease including nutritional disorders, rapid blight, and fungal diseases.

Additional information on control of insects, plant diseases, and weeds is available in bulletins The Turfgrass Management Handbook book circulars published by UGA Extension.The Georgia Pest Management Handbook gives current information on selection, application, and safe use of pest control chemicals.

Recommendations are based on information on the manufacturer's label and on performance data from research and extension trials at the University of Georgia and sister institutions in surrounding states.

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