Turf Management in the Transition Zone
The transition zone is the toughest area in which to maintain quality turf. It is a zone where temperature and precipitation vary greatly from season to season and where more intensive maintenance of seasonal grasses is required.This is the only book to cover the maintenance of intensive turfgrasses found in such zones. Easy to read and practical this book offers the superintendent or turf manager accessible information in a complex and difficult area.
* This is the only book to cover the maintenance of intensive turfgrasses found in the transition zones
* It addresses the basic science of growth cycles, nutrients and fertilisers, in an accessible way, so that that turf managers can easily locate and understand the information they need
* It covers all aspects of cultural practices including mowing and irrigation
* Features information on diseases and insects specific to the transition zone
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Growth Cycle Considerations
Mechanical Irrigation Systems
Determining the Need for Irrigation
Outlook for Moisture Management
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