By Peter H. Dernoeden
Creeping bentgrass is taken into account the most popular turfgrass species grown on golfing classes, and there's a becoming call for for an knowing of its upkeep and administration practices. nonetheless the one entire reference at the topic, Creeping Bentgrass administration, moment Edition is helping you establish the standards that give a contribution to summer time bentgrass decline and publications you in choosing the right methods for tension and pest management.
This full-color publication delves into all facets of contemporary techniques to creeping bentgrass administration on golfing classes. It describes the character of mechanical, physiological, and environmental stresses and the way they effect development and administration of creeping bentgrass. The ebook covers the choice of creeping bentgrass cultivars; cultural practices, together with mowing, irrigation, and topdressing; the deleterious results of natural and inorganic layers in golfing vegetables; and how you can restrict damage because of mechanical or actual stresses. It additionally discusses fresh advances within the administration of chosen illnesses and soil-related maladies of creeping bentgrass—from Pythium-incited root disorder to greenback spot, yellow tuft, and blue-green algae. the focal point is on universal illness signs, predisposing stipulations, hosts, and cultural and chemical administration ideas. Advances in organic sickness keep watch over also are reviewed.
The e-book bargains useful assistance in making a choice on and utilizing fungicides, herbicides, and plant development regulators. It additionally discusses using non-selective herbicides and fumigants for the preservation of creeping bentgrass and descriptions innovations for facing chosen invertebrate pests. all through, colour images assist you determine illnesses and stresses which may be affecting your personal golfing course.
Fully revised and up-to-date, this moment variation of a bestseller good points 3 new chapters, new pictures, and multiplied information regarding illnesses. Drawing at the author’s greater than thirty years of expertise and examine, it brings jointly a wealth of data on the right way to optimize creeping bentgrass wellbeing and fitness and function.
What’s New during this Edition
- Three new chapters, protecting the character of fungicides, abiotic maladies, and chosen invertebrate pests
- An increased part on disease—double the size of the 1st edition
- Updated chapters that replicate the most recent advancements in creeping bentgrass management
- More broad dialogue of annual bluegrass difficulties and their management
- More than a hundred new photos
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