Handbook of Integrated Pest Management for Turf and Ornamentals

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CRC Press, Jun 23, 1994 - Science - 672 pages
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This essential reference provides complete coverage of integrated pest management (IPM). With more than 40 recognized experts, the book thoroughly details the rationale and benefits of employing an IPM plan and provides technical information on each aspect from cultural practices to choosing when and how to use chemicals. It also brings together research work on pest problems with information on the practical implementation of the tools. Case studies of successful operations are provided as well.
  

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Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter 2
17
Chapter 13
35
Chapter 4
45
Chapter 6
59
Determining the Health of the Soil
73
Chapter 14
83
Principles of Turfgrass Growth and Development
91
Integrated Management of Insects
329
Chapter 31
345
Timing Controls for Insect Pests of Woody Ornamentals
361
Disease Management for WarmSeason Turfgrasses
387
An Inventory of New Generation Chemical Controls
394
Chapter 37
405
Chapter 39
429
Chapter 40
443

Integrating Cultural and Pest Management Practices for Sod Production
115
Calibrating Turfgrass Chemical Application Equipment
143
Chapter
163
Chapter 17
185
Blemishes on the Perfect Landscape
203
Chapter 21
219
Chapter 22
237
Integrated Management of Weeds
265
Weed Illustrations
281
Chapter 27
298
Chapter 28
315
Chapter 42
467
Chapter 44
491
Chapter 46
521
Botanical Insecticides and Insecticidal Soaps
541
Chapter 49
557
Putting It All Together
583
Chapter 52
597
Chapter 54
611
Index
627
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