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Author Beehag, Gary W, author

Title Pest management of turfgrass for sport and recreation / Gary Beehag, Jyri Kaapro and Andrew Manners
Published Clayton, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Contents 1. Dynamic world of turfgrass pests -- 2. Insect and mite morphology and development -- 3. Monitoring for turfgrass pests -- 4. Turfgrass integrated pest management -- 5. Root-feeding insects -- 6. Stem-feeding pests -- 7. Foliage-feeding insects and mites -- 8. Modern turfgrass insecticides and miticides
Summary "This book provides an industry reference for the identification of pests affecting the roots, stems and leaves of turfgrass and control of these species through integrated pest management. It contains information on the distribution, ecology and biology of pests and how to monitor them. The integrated pest management approach outlined in the book includes natural environmental controls, beneficial and predatory species of arthropods, resistant cultivars and insecticidal and miticidal pesticides."--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Turfgrasses -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- Australia
Turf management -- Australia
GARDENING -- Essays.
GARDENING -- Reference.
GARDENING -- Vegetables.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Horticulture.
Turf management
Turfgrasses -- Diseases and pests -- Control
Form Electronic book
Author Kaapro, Jyri, author
Manners, Andrew, author
ISBN 9781486305759