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Title Handbook of turfgrass management and physiology / edited by Mohammad Pessarakli
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (690 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Books in soils, plants, and the environment
Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
Contents Preference of golf-course operators for various turf varieties and their perceived importance of selected problems in turf maintenance / Wojciech J. Florkowski, Senhui He -- Carbon metabolism in turfgrasses / Alberto A. Iglesias, Florencio E. Podesta -- Warm-season turfgrass fertilization / George H. Snyder, John L. Cisar, Dara M. Park -- Growth responses of bermudagrass to various levels of nutrients in the culture medium / Mohammad Pessarakli -- Weed management in warm-season turfgrass / Baryy J. Brecke -- Weed management practices using ALS-inhibiting herbicides for successful overseeding and spring transition / Sowmya Mitra, Prasanta C. Bhowmik, Kai Umeda -- Management of tropical turfgrasses / Greg Wieko -- Turfgrass culture for sod production / Stephen T. Cockerham -- Culture of natural turf athletic fields / Stephen T. Cockerham -- Applied physiology of natural and synthetic plant growth regulators on turfgrasses / Erik H. Ervin, Xunzhong Zhang -- Breeding turfgrasses / Tim D. Phillips -- Nutritional disorders of turfgrasses / Asghar Heydari, Giorgio M. Balestra -- Biological control of turfgrass fungal diseases / Asghar Heydari -- Current understanding and management of rapid blight disease on turfgrasses / Paul D. Peterson, S. Bruce Martin, James J. Camberato -- A review of dead spot on creeping bentgrass and road map for future research / John E. Kaminski -- Herbicide formulation effects on efficacy and weed physiology / David S. Gardner, S. Gary Custis -- Techniques to formulate and deliver biological control agents to bentgrass greens / Kenneth E. Conway, Stacy R. Blazier -- Biological control of some insect pests of turfgrasses / J. Howard Frank -- Microbial control of turfgrass insects / Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer -- Biology and management of the annual bluegrass weevil, listronotus maculicolliss (coleopteran: curculionidae) / Benjamin A. Mcgraw, Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer -- Understanding and menaging plant-parasitic nematodes on turfgrasses / William T. Crow -- Acid soil and aluminum tolerance in turfgrasses / Haibo Liu, Christian M. Baldwin, Hong Lou -- Relative salinity tolerance of turggrass species and cultivars / Kenneth B. Marcum -- Physiological adaptations of turfgrasses to salinity stress / Kenneth B. Marcum -- Salinity issues associated with recycled wastewater irrigation of turfgrass landscapes / Yaling Qian, Ali Harvandi -- Turfgrass drought physiology and irrigation management / Stephen E. McCann, Bingru Huang -- Shade Stress and management / John Clinton Stier, Shui-zhang Fei -- Cold stess response of cool-season turfgrass: antioxidant mechanism / Prasanta C. Bhowmik, alidas Shetty, Dipayan Sarkar -- Responses of turfgrass to low-oxygen stress / Yiwei Jiang -- Identification of turfgrass stress utilizing spectral reflectance / Yiwei Jiang -- Enhancing turfgrass nitrogen use under stresses / Haibo Liu [and others] -- Saltgrass (distichlis spicata), a potential future turfgrass species with minimal maintenance/management practice requirements / Mohammad Pessarakli -- Native grasses on drought-tolerant turfgrasses of the future / Paul G. Johnson -- The history, role, and potential of optical sensing for practical requirements / Mohammad Pessarakli -- Native grasses as drought-tolerant turfgrasses of the future / Paul G. Johnson -- The history, role, and potential of optical sensing for practical turf management / Gregory E. Bell, Xi Xiong
Summary Increased demand for the use of turfgrass in recreational areas such as golf courses, athletic fields, and parklands has led to the creation of a multi-billion dollar industry and one of America's fastest growing agricultural businesses. This text provides a reference to the issues and concerns related to turfgrass management and physiology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Turf management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Turfgrasses -- Physiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
GARDENING -- Ornamental Plants.
GARDENING -- Climatic -- Temperate.
GARDENING -- Flowers -- General.
Turf management
Genre/Form Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Pessarakli, Mohammad, 1948-
ISBN 9781420006483
Other Titles Turfgrass management and physiology