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Save! Buy the two-book set at additional savings! This set provide a complete grass reference for the classroom, practitioners, crop and soil scientists, ornamental horticulturists, turf specialists, and conservationists.
An in-depth reference for the major cool-season forage grasses, this publication is unique in that it addresses such a large number of species in terms of their role in agriculture and conservation as well as their management. Educators and students, crop and soil scientists, ornamental horticulturists, turf specialists, and environmentalists and conservationists will find the book to be a valuable reference.
Beginning with a look at the turfgrass industry, introductory chapters cover historical aspects of research and education, current status of the industry, and artificial turf. A turfgrass physiology section focuses on ecological aspects, energy relations and carbohydrate partitioning, and stresses. The third section emphasizes soils and amendments, fertilization, and irrigation. A management section treats efficient maintenance, IPM, and plant ...