Author(s): VARGAS JM
This revised and updated second edition provides the latest information on maintaining a healthy turf and identifying turf diseases. Written by an international lecturer on turf grasses, the book covers cultural, genetic, biological, and chemical approaches to turf management and provides practical solutions to everyday problems.
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"I use it all the time-it's comprehensible-a good book for practitioners in the golf course industry (superintendents)." -Pat Sanders, Penn State University "Management of Turfgrass Diseases, 2nd Edition is a completely revised and update version. It provides practical, easy-to-follow solutions to everyday problems." -T. McLeod, New Zealand Turf Culture Institute "Although this book has been written and published in the USA it provides examples from Europe, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and Japan, giving it an international scope that is useful to turf managers all over the world." -T. McLeod, New Zealand Turf Culture Institute "I was impressed by the practical nature of this book. It is a very handy field guide reference for the turf manager who wants a base understanding of the symptoms, control and management of turf diseases." -T. McLeod, New Zealand Turf Culture Institute
Introduction to Turfgrass Diseases. Fungus Diseases of Turfgrass, I: Diseases Primarily Occurring on Golf Course Turfs. Fungus Diseases of Turfgrass, II: Diseases Primarily of Home Lawn and General Turfs. Fungus Diseases of Turfgrass, III: Disease Complexes. Bacterial, Mycoplasmal, Nematode Diseases of Turfgrasses, and the Black Layer. Fungicides. Cultural Aspects of Turfgrass Disease Management. Using Disease Resistance in Turfgrass Management. The Cool-Season Grasses: A Plant Pathologist's Point of View. The Warm-Season Grasses: A Plant Pathologist's Point of View. Disease Management Strategies for Golf Courses. Disease Management Strategies for Home-Lawn Grasses. Appendix: Guide for the Control of Turfgrass Diseases. References. Index. 2-LEVEL