Management of Turfgrass Diseases, 3rd Edition


A complete guide to managing turfgrass diseases

This newly revised and updated Third Edition of the successful Management of Turfgrass Diseases provides professionals the most current practical information for maintaining the best playable turfgrass on their courses.

Internationally respected expert J. M. Vargas Jr., uses the latest information to address major grasses, diseases, and management practices. Covering cultural, genetic, biological, and chemical approaches to turfgrass disease management, this Third Edition offers practical solutions
to everyday problems related to maintaining healthy turfgrass and identifying turf diseases before they do damage.

Management of Turfgrass Diseases, Third Edition also features:
* More than 70 color photos and over 100 figures that provide a rich visual resource
* Specific strategies that can be followed to prevent disease from occurring
* All new sections on fungicide resistance and disease management strategies
* Tips on irrigation, fertilization, and grass culture
* Coverage of cool- and warm-season grasses, growing conditions, new diseases, symptoms, and identification and management techniques
* Tips to help readers determine which grasses are resistant and which are susceptible to various diseases

Management of Turfgrass Diseases, Third Edition offers golf course superintendents, lawn care operators, and landscapers a comprehensive, decision-making tool.


Item #: 0471474111