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Monographic Author(s):Turgeon, Alfred J.
Author Affiliation:Resident Director and Professor, Research and Extension Center, Texas A & M University, Dallas, and Member, Educational Advisory Council, Golf Course Superintendents' Association of America
Monograph Title:Turfgrass Management, 1980.
Publishing Information:Reston, Virginia: Reston Publishing Company, Inc., Prentice-Hall Company
# of Pages:399
Collation:viii, 391 pp.
Related Web URL:https://books.google.com/books?id=LG4lAQAAMAAJ&hl=en
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Evaluative Review:Appears in Golf Course Management, 49(8) September 1981, p. 96
URL to Search Item:https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89000220145
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Keywords:TIC Keywords: Turfgrasses
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Preface; Introduction (Careers in Turf; Turf Quality; and Turfgrass Management); Growth and Development (The Grass Plant; Germination and Seedling Development; Leaf Formation; Turfgrass Stems; Tillering; Turfgrass Roots; The Inflorescence; and Metabolism); Turfgrass Species (Turfgrass Climatic Adaptation; Characterization of Turfgrasses; and Criteria for Selecting Turfgrass Species); The Turfgrass Environment (Atmospheric Environment; Edaphic Environment; and Biotic Environment); Primary Cultural Practices (Mowing; Fertilization; and Irrigation); Supplementary Cultural Practices (Cultivation; Rolling; Topdressing; Matting; Wetting Agents; and Turf Colorants); Pest Management (Pesticides; Weed Control; Disease Control; Nematode Control; Insect Control; and Controlling Large-Animal Pests); Propagation (Site Preparation; Turfgrass Selection; Planting Procedures; Post-Planting Culture; Renovation; and Temporary Winter Turfs); Cultural Systems (Cultural Intensity; Growth Factors; Levels of Supply; Limiting Factors; and Cultural Intensity Selection); Glossary; Appendices (Conversion Tables; Calibration; and Common and Chemical Names of Pesticides Used in Turf); and Index.
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Subject Headings:
Turf management; Turfgrasses; Grassen; Grasvelden; Onderhoud; Turf; Grassenfamilie; Gespa; Pelouses -- Entretien; Pelouses
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Note:"Illustrations by Floyd A. Giles"
Author affiliation used from book jacket cover
Includes world map on front endpapers
Includes pictures, color on back endpapers
Includes dust jacket
Line drawings
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"An introductory book on the construction, establishment, and culture of turfgrass areas. Emphasis is placed on basic principles for beginning students. Illustrations are mostly in the form of drawings by Floyd Giles; there are also color photographs of diseases. There is a glossary of selected terms in the back." p. 367
Beard Section Heading:Bibliography of books/monographs on turfgrass culture
Annotation from
Golf Course Design,
by Geoffrey S. Cornish and Michael J. Hurdzan:
"Constantly improved and updated through five editions, this extensive reference source covers every aspect of turfgrass science for beginning students at college level together with professionals in the field. It is known as an influential work." p. 125
Cornish & Hurdzan Ratings:M4
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Turgeon, Alfred J. 1980. Turfgrass Management. viii, 391 pp. Reston, Virginia: Reston Publishing Company, Inc., Prentice-Hall Company.
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