Fundamentals of tropical turf management / G. Wiecko.

This book presents basic turf management subjects, applicable to tropical climates in a simple and direct way that can be easily understood by readers from diverse cultures. It is liberally illustrated with line drawings and photographs, to aid understanding of key concepts, processes and relationsh...

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Main Author: Wiecko, G. (Greg)
Language:English
Published: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., [2006], ©2006.
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Physical Description:vii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Format: Book
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This book presents basic turf management subjects, applicable to tropical climates in a simple and direct way that can be easily understood by readers from diverse cultures. It is liberally illustrated with line drawings and photographs, to aid understanding of key concepts, processes and relationships presented. The book covers all aspects of turf management through chapters on physiology and morphology of turfgrasses, different species, soils, establishment, nutrition and fertilization, mowing, irrigation, cultivation, compaction and thatch, golf-course maintenance, sports turf and pests. This book will be useful as a basic text for students in the fields of turfgrass management, horticulture, landscape architecture and agronomy.
Note:Includes index.
Call Number:SB433 .W48 2006
ISBN:1845930304 (alk. paper)