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By Peter H. Dernoeden

Creeping bentgrass is taken into account the leading turfgrass species grown on golfing classes, and there's a transforming into 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 season bentgrass decline and publications you in choosing the right ways for pressure and pest management.


This full-color e-book delves into all points of contemporary ways 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 booklet 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 harm as a result of mechanical or actual stresses. It additionally discusses fresh advances within the administration of chosen ailments and soil-related maladies of creeping bentgrass—from Pythium-incited root disorder to buck spot, yellow tuft, and blue-green algae. the point of interest is on universal illness indicators, predisposing stipulations, hosts, and cultural and chemical administration options. Advances in organic illness regulate also are reviewed.


The ebook deals sensible information in determining and utilizing fungicides, herbicides, and plant progress regulators. It additionally discusses using non-selective herbicides and fumigants for the maintenance of creeping bentgrass and descriptions techniques for facing chosen invertebrate pests. all through, colour photos assist you establish illnesses and stresses which may be affecting your personal golfing course.


Fully revised and up to date, this moment version of a bestseller positive aspects 3 new chapters, new images, and elevated information regarding illnesses. Drawing at the author’s greater than thirty years of expertise and study, it brings jointly a wealth of data on easy methods to optimize creeping bentgrass healthiness and function.


What’s New during this Edition



  • Three new chapters, masking 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 newest advancements in creeping bentgrass management

  • More huge dialogue of annual bluegrass difficulties and their management

  • More than a hundred new photos

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