Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management

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ISBN-13: 9781119204633
ISBN-10: 1119204631
Edition: 5
Author: Nick Christians, Aaron Patton, Quincy Law
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: Wiley
Format: Hardcover 480 pages
Category: Management
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ISBN-13: 9781119204633
ISBN-10: 1119204631
Edition: 5
Author: Nick Christians, Aaron Patton, Quincy Law
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: Wiley
Format: Hardcover 480 pages
Category: Management

Summary

Acknowledged authors Nick Christians , Aaron Patton , Quincy Law wrote Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management comprising 480 pages back in 2016. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1119204631 and 9781119204633. Since then Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 25.33 or rent at the marketplace.

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The classic turfgrass management handbook, updated with new developments in the field

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling guide with expert coverage of basic turfgrass science and all aspects of practical care. Now in its fifth edition, this industry favorite offers the latest information on growth, nutrition, herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides, as well as new chapters discussing shade stress and light requirements and the benefits of turf. Though written at an introductory level, this book provides experienced turf managers with the most current thinking and new developments in wide range of topics, such as fertilization, grass selection, pest management, plant growth regulators, sports turf management practices, soil testing, and water quality. For students and experienced professionals alike, this book provides a thorough and well-rounded reference with everyday utility.

Today’s turf managers must have detailed knowledge of agronomy, botany, entomology, horticulture, pathology, and business management. This book brings these diverse fundamentals together into a single volume and will help you to:

  • Master the art and science of turfgrass care, cultivation, and management
  • Learn best practices for mowing, fertilizing, soil health, irrigation, and more
  • Identify, manage, and control insect, disease, and weed pests
  • Examine the professional management of sports turf, golf courses, lawns, and sod

Turf management is a $70 billion industry that reaches into sports, tourism, land management, real estate, and more. The care and maintenance of high quality turf requires careful consideration and monitoring of many variables, and both strategic planning and quick action are needed to stay ahead of threats from weather, pests, traffic, and more. Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management provides clear guidance and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the industry, with the latest information all turf managers need to know.

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