Turfgrass Problems: Picture Clues and Management Options (NRAES 125 - FRONT MATTER ONLY)
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Insects, diseases, weeds, and other problems can wreak havoc on turfgrass. This pocket-guide describes 80 cool-season turfgrass problems, including damage, diseases, insects, and weeds. Each description includes color photos (130 total), conditions under which it tends to occur, and nonchemical management strategies. It also contains a glossary. Three symptom timelines help to determine a problem’s cause by indicating when diseases, insects, and weeds are most likely to cause problems. It will be useful to homeowners, IPM specialists, lawn care professionals, golf course superintendents, groundskeepers, agronomists, park managers, extension educators, and students. DUE TO OUSTANDING COPYRIGHT ISSUES OR CLEARLY IDENTIFIED OUT-OF-DATE PRACTICES (E.G. SAFETY CONCERNS), ONLY THE FRONT MATTER (E.G. COVER, ToC, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ETC) ARE PROVIDED HERE AT THIS TIME. Print copies of this item can be found at libraries listed here: www.worldcat.org/oclc/45500017
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This 210 page publication (NRAES-125) was originally published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES, previously known as the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES)
Turfgrasses; Disease and Pest Identification; Weeds; Turf Management; Garden and Landscape
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Gussack, E., and Rossi, F. S. (2001). Turfgrass problems: picture clues and management options. Ithaca, N.Y.: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service.