Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management covers everything from basic turfgrass science to establishment, mowing, irrigation, topdressing, fertilization, pest management and much more. It explains the how-and-why so you can easily apply the fundamental concepts. Perfect as a textbook or as a practical reference for turfgrass practitioners. Essential reading for golf course superintendents, and also includes athletic fields, sod production, lawn care, and landscape management.
Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is currently a required textbook in the GCSAA certification program.
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"...plenty of readily available information packed into this book..."—Bob Labbance, TURF MagazineFrom the Back Cover:
The essential book on turfgrass management now revised and updated!
Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Fourth Edition introduces the principles of turfgrass manage-ment, covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, turfgrass diseases, irrigation topdressing, pest management, as well as career paths, and much more.
With an emphasis on explaining why certain management practices are handled as they are, this new edition:
Incorporates updates throughout with special emphasis on pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and soil testing
Contains expanded coverage of physiology, water quality and seed production, seed certification, and seed buying
Offers step-by-step advice on the selection and maintenance of turfgrasses
Includes the latest information on cutting-edge fertilization research, mowing techniques, and sports field management practices
Features a full-color identification guide that covers the most common grasses and weeds
Written on a level suitable for students, but with a wealth of information useful to experienced turfgrass managers, Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Fourth Edition provides a solid yet flexible grounding that readers can apply and adapt on the job to nearly any situation.
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Book Description Wiley, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111575040514
Book Description Wiley. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1575040514 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2132004
Book Description Wiley, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1575040514