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.
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A principal introductory text for formal and informal instruction in turfgrass management, this generously illustrated book covers important features of turfgrass systems, interactions between system components, and principles of turfgrass management.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: Professionally and generously illustrated, this popular handbook covers important and basic features of turfgrass systems, interactions between system components, and principles of turfgrass management and turfgrass-related enterprises. Key Topics: Keeping scientific jargon to a minimum, Turgeon's book discusses topics clearly and understandably, organizing material in a logical fashion with sequentially dependent chapters that form an evolving foundation for learning successive subjects in a practical order. The Fourth Edition now features a more extensive use of illustrations to enhance readers' understanding of key concepts, processes and relationships, and incorporates new information on endophytes, plant-growth regulators, turfgrasses, pests, pesticides, fertilizers, and equipment. It also more precisely relates turfgrass adaptation and performance to specific climatic conditions in the Trewartha map by supplementing it with new climatic maps where boundaries are drawn using computerized meteorological data acquired from multiple sites around the world. Market: For managers of turf and turf-grass related businesses such as golf course enterprises and professional lawn care services.
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Book Description Pearson, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110137074352