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Turfgrass Soil Fertility Chemical Problems

Turfgrass Soil Fertility   Chemical Problems Author Robert N. Carrow
ISBN-10 1575041537
Release 2001
Pages 400
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Turfgrass Soil Fertility and Chemical Problems is the best single-source, practical management tool that will help you overcome every fertility management challenge you face! Turfgrass Soil Fertility and Chemical problems will: * Help you pinpoint the effectiveness of fertilizer programs to ensure turfgrass quality, water quality, and environmental integrity * Help you understand a multitude of turfgrass species and cultivars and their complex nutrient responses or requirements * Explains site-specific fertilization, covering issues such as establishment on poor quality soils and the use of low-quality irrigation water * Show you how fertilization is important for environmental, traffic, and stress tolerance, as well as recovery * Show you how to apply the interpretation of soil, tissue, and water-quality test information in the development of fertilization regimes



Best Management Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils

Best Management Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils Author Robert N. Carrow
ISBN-10 9781439814741
Release 2011-09-12
Pages 480
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The complex issues involved in the management of saline and sodic turfgrass soils are enough to perplex even the most experienced site manager — there is no "silver bullet" amendment, treatment, or grass for salinity management. Best Management Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils: Assessment and Reclamation presents comprehensive scientific principles and detailed, practical management and assessment recommendations for turfgrass and landscape sites. The authors use the Best Management Practices (BMPs) concept, considered the gold-standard management approach for any individual environmental issue, since it is a whole ecosystem (holistic), science-based salinity management approach that allows all possible management options to be considered and implemented on a site-specific basis. They identify BMP strategies, including irrigation system design; irrigation scheduling and salinity leaching; chemical, physical, and biological amendments; cultivation; topdressing; soil modification; sand-capping; surface and subsurface drainage options; nutritional practices; additional cultural practices; and ongoing monitoring. The book presents emerging challenges, technology, and concepts that address integration of salinity management into comprehensive site environmental or sustainable management systems, use of halophytic turfgrasses for non-traditional purposes, integration of geospatial and geostatistical concepts and technology, and integration of new sensor technology into daily management paradigms. Outlining a holistic BMP approach, the book incorporates scientific principles and practical management recommendations and details specific salinity challenges and the logic behind each BMP strategy for salinity management, with an emphasis on actual field problems. The book is formatted for flexible use, with stand-alone chapters that include outlines for quick review of a topic for those requiring only a basic understanding as well as in-depth discussions of the science and practical aspects for those seeking a more rigorous treatment. It supplies a single source for all the information required to identify and manage diverse types of salinity stresses.



Turfgrass Physiology and Ecology

Turfgrass Physiology and Ecology Author Gregory E. Bell
ISBN-10 9781845936488
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 235
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In order to face new challenges and unique situations in turfgrass management, students need to understand why specific management practices work and how to adjust them based on plants' requirements. Explaining the physiological needs of turfgrass plants, this advanced textbook outlines the management techniques that help supply those needs. Chapters discuss a range of practices and methods to cope with stress under both normal and less than optimum conditions, providing the decision making tools for improvement based on changing environmental conditions. This book presents a unique perspective of both science and practical management principles that will be applicable to all turfgrass sectors.



Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality

Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality Author Robert N. Carrow
ISBN-10 9781420081947
Release 2008-12-17
Pages 494
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With the increased use of alternative irrigation water sources on turfgrass and landscape sites, their management is becoming more complex and whole ecosystems-oriented. Yet few turfgrass managers have received formal training in the intricacies of irrigation water. Turfgrass and Landscape Irrigation Water Quality: Assessment and Management provides a comprehensive, science-based review of irrigation water quality. The book examines field problems in a logical manner, provides clear scientific explanations, and offers detailed practical information for resolving each specific problem in an environmentally sustainable manner. Divided into four parts, the book begins with an overview of the assessment of irrigation water. It discusses factors that affect the quality of water, assists readers in understanding irrigation water quality tests, and examines field monitoring. The second part focuses on explaining scientific irrigation water quality situations or challenges associated with various water sources, including saline, seawater, and reclaimed irrigation water, as well as stormwater reuse. The next section explores management options for site-specific problems. The authors discuss irrigation system design when confronted with poor quality water, salt leaching, water acidification, and turfgrass nutritional considerations, and discusses lake, pond, and stream management and other water issues. Lastly, the text addresses potential environmental concerns related to irrigation water sources on the watershed/landscape level. The book contains several case studies which further clarify the material and provides a comprehensive appendix list of landscape plants and their relative salinity tolerances. The diversity and nature of various water quality related challenges are quite daunting, even for the most seasoned professional. This volume provides a foundation for understanding the complexities of water quality that is certain to lead to science-based management decisions that are environmentally friendly and sustainable for years to come.



Creeping Bentgrass Management Second Edition

Creeping Bentgrass Management  Second Edition Author Peter H. Dernoeden
ISBN-10 9781466509924
Release 2012-06-04
Pages 378
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Creeping bentgrass is considered the premier turfgrass species grown on golf courses, and there is a growing demand for an understanding of its maintenance and management practices. Still the only comprehensive reference on the subject, Creeping Bentgrass Management, Second Edition helps you identify the factors that contribute to summer bentgrass decline and guides you in selecting the best approaches for stress and pest management. This full-color book delves into all aspects of modern approaches to creeping bentgrass management on golf courses. It describes the nature of mechanical, physiological, and environmental stresses and how they influence growth and management of creeping bentgrass. The book covers the selection of creeping bentgrass cultivars; cultural practices, including mowing, irrigation, and topdressing; the deleterious effects of organic and inorganic layers in golf greens; and ways to limit injury due to mechanical or physical stresses. It also discusses recent advances in the management of selected diseases and soil-related maladies of creeping bentgrass—from Pythium-incited root dysfunction to dollar spot, yellow tuft, and blue-green algae. The focus is on common disease symptoms, predisposing conditions, hosts, and cultural and chemical management strategies. Advances in biological disease control are also reviewed. The book offers practical guidance in selecting and using fungicides, herbicides, and plant growth regulators. It also discusses the use of non-selective herbicides and fumigants for the renovation of creeping bentgrass and outlines strategies for dealing with selected invertebrate pests. Throughout, color photographs help you identify diseases and stresses that may be affecting your own golf course. Fully revised and updated, this second edition of a bestseller features three new chapters, new photographs, and expanded information about diseases. Drawing on the author’s more than thirty years of experience and research, it brings together a wealth of information on how to optimize creeping bentgrass health and performance. What’s New in This Edition Three new chapters, covering the nature of fungicides, abiotic maladies, and selected invertebrate pests An expanded section on disease—double the length of the first edition Updated chapters that reflect the latest developments in creeping bentgrass management More extensive discussion of annual bluegrass problems and their management More than 100 new photos Tips from Dr. Dernoeden Watch these videos to get Dr. Dernoeden’s tips on how to control dollar spot disease and crabgrass and how to identify fairy ring.



Golf Course Management

Golf Course Management Author
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924101508400
Release 2007
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Determining Nutrient and Irrigation Programs for Turfgrasses

Determining Nutrient and Irrigation Programs for Turfgrasses Author Sang-Kook Lee
ISBN-10 MSU:31293030632370
Release 2009
Pages 294
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Practical Drainage for Golf Sportsturf and Horticulture

Practical Drainage for Golf  Sportsturf and Horticulture Author Keith McIntyre
ISBN-10 1575041391
Release 2000-07-15
Pages 202
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Practical Drainage is easy to read and presented in a non-technical style generously supported with helpful illustrations. There are three key messages in this book: water moves sideways only slowly through soil--leading to a detailed description of how drains work; the how-and-why of perched water table methods of construction; and sands are different from one another--they must be tested before use in turf root zones. These key messages are preceded by detailed descriptions of how water moves into soils and the effects of compaction on that movement. The final chapters give step-by-step guidelines for calculating drain spacings and depths, based on measurements of the hydraulic conductivity of the soil and its various layers. There are also chapters about how to measure hydraulic conductivity and how to design and install sub-soil drainage systems.



Turfgrass

Turfgrass Author John Clinton Stier
ISBN-10 0891186131
Release 2013
Pages 1307
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Presents a comprehensive overview of current knowledge and issues in the field of turfgrass research and management, including the genetics and breeding, the diseases and pests, and the ecology of turfgrasses.



Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Turfgrass Management and Science for Sports Fields Athens Greece 2 7 June 2003

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Turfgrass Management and Science for Sports Fields   Athens  Greece  2 7 June  2003 Author P. A. Nektarios
ISBN-10 9066053062
Release 2004
Pages 578
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Soil test selection and calibration for turfgrass in Wisconsin

Soil test selection and calibration for turfgrass in Wisconsin Author Steven M. Houlihan
ISBN-10 WISC:89090072661
Release 2005
Pages 192
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Examining the Effects of Nitrogen on Seeded and Sodded Turfgrass

Examining the Effects of Nitrogen on Seeded and Sodded Turfgrass Author Melody Michelle Meyer
ISBN-10 UCAL:X68422
Release 2003
Pages 130
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The contribution of soil phosphorus to phosphorus in runoff from turfgrass

The contribution of soil phosphorus to phosphorus in runoff from turfgrass Author Douglas James Soldat
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924107280301
Release 2007
Pages 232
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Weed Technology

Weed Technology Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105123124724
Release 2009
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Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology

Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology Author Jack Fry
ISBN-10 0471472700
Release 2004-08-05
Pages 320
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Based on the successful seminar offered through the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Applied Turfgrass Science and Physiology cuts right to the authoritative information and know-how that will keep any turf area in optimal condition. Readers get an overview of turfgrasses, the characteristics of different varieties of turfgrasses; a look at plant responses to drought, temperature extremes, and shade stresses; and a comprehensive review of the latest information on how irrigation, mowing, fertilization, cultivation, and plant growth regulators and bio-stimulants affect turfgrass response to stresses and pests. Case studies and more than 165 illustrations reinforce text.



Proceedings of the International Symposium on Harnessing the Potential of Horticulture in the Asian Pacific Region

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Harnessing the Potential of Horticulture in the Asian Pacific Region Author Australian Society for Horticultural Science
ISBN-10 9066051272
Release 2005
Pages 472
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Quantification of the Effects of Cultural Practices on Turfgrass Wear Tolerance on Sand Based and Native Soil Athletic Fields

Quantification of the Effects of Cultural Practices on Turfgrass Wear Tolerance on Sand Based and Native Soil Athletic Fields Author Lisa Marie Lundberg
ISBN-10 MSU:31293025855721
Release 2002
Pages 238
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