Pearson Education International, 2010 - Lawns - 436 pages
For introductory courses in Turfgrass Management, Turfgrass Pest Management, and Turfgrass Cultural Systems.
Rich with illustrations, Turfgrass Management, 8e is regarded for its thorough coverage of turfgrass science and technology. While covering the important features of turfgrass systems, interactions, and management, this book attempts to unlock some of the mysteries of turf and establish the role of cultural interventions in achieving specific objectives. Among its many updates, this edition features an expanded treatment of turfgrass physiology and biochemistry; more on improving environmental stress tolerance; new methods for alleviating soil compaction and improving drainage; and a section on spring transitions.