Handbook of Integrated Pest Management for Turf and Ornamentals
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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Determining the Health of the Soil
Principles of Turfgrass Growth and Development
Integrated Management of Insects
Timing Controls for Insect Pests of Woody Ornamentals
Disease Management for WarmSeason Turfgrasses
An Inventory of New Generation Chemical Controls
Integrating Cultural and Pest Management Practices for Sod Production
Calibrating Turfgrass Chemical Application Equipment
Blemishes on the Perfect Landscape
Integrated Management of Weeds
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