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Material Type:Book
Monographic Author(s):Turgeon, Alfred J.
Author Affiliation:Professor, Agronomy, Pennsylvania State University
Monograph Title:Turfgrass Management, 1999.
Volume Editors:Harvey, Lori and Carnis, Mary
Publishing Information:Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., Simon & Schuster, Viacom Company
# of Pages:400
Collation:viii, 392 pp.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Turfgrasses; Maintenance; Career growth; Plant physiology; Adaptation; Choice of species; Environmental factors; Cultural methods; Pest control; Turfgrass establishment; Maintenance intensity
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Dedication; Preface; Introduction (Careers in Turf; Turf Quality; Turfgrass Management; and Questions); Growth and Development (The Grass Plant; Germination and Seedling Development; Leaf Formation; Turfgrass Stems; Tillering; Turfgrass Roots; Inflorescence; Seasonal Growth Variation; Bioenergetics and Metabolism; and Questions); Turfgrass Species (Turfgrass Climatic Adaptation; Characterization of Turfgrasses; Turfgrass Leaf Anatomy and Morphology; Criteria for Selecting Turfgrass Species; and Questions); The Turfgrass Environment (Atmospheric Environment; Edaphic Environment; The Biotic Environment; and Questions); Primary Cultural Practices (Mowing; Fertilization; Irrigation; and Questions); Supplementary Cultural Practices (Cultivation; Rolling; Topdressing; Matting; Wetting Agents; Turf Colorants; Plant Growth Regulation; and Questions); Pest Management (Pesticides; Weed Control; Disease Control; Nematode Control; Insect Control; Controlling Large-Animal Pests; and Questions); Propagation (Site Preparation; Turfgrass Selection; Planting Procedures; Postplanting Culture; Renovation; Temporary Winter Turfs; and Questions); Cultural Systems (Cultural Intensity; Growth Factors; Levels of Supply; Limiting Factors; Cultural Intensity Selection; and Questions); Glossary; Appendices (Conversion Tables; Calibration (Sprayer Calibration; and Spreader Calibration); and Common and Chemical Names of Pesticides Used in Turf); and Index.
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Subject Headings:
Turf management; Turfgrasses; Pelouses -- Entretien; Pelouses
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Note:Includes world map on front endpapers
Includes pictures, color on back endpapers
Line drawings
Pictures, color
Annotation from Turfgrass History and Literature: Lawns, Sports, and Golf, by James B Beard, Harriet J. Beard and James C Beard:"This revision has some changes and updates, with significantly more color photographs." p. 368
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. 1999. Turfgrass Management. Harvey, Lori and Carnis, Mary (eds.) Fifth. ed. viii, 392 pp. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., Simon & Schuster, Viacom Company.
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