Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management: SecondEdition
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NICK CHRISTIANS, PhD, is Professor of Horticulture at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He is the coauthor of The Mathematics of Turfgrass Management and author of Scotts Lawns: Your Guide to a Beautiful Yard, as well as author of more than 730 technical papers, popular articles, book chapters, and abstracts.



Chapter 1. Careers in the Turfgrass Industry.

Chapter 2. Introduction to the Grasses.

Chapter 3. Cool-Season Grasses.

Chapter 4. Warm-Season Grasses.

Chapter 5. Establishment.

Chapter 6. Soil Testing and Soil Amendment.

Chapter 7. Fertilization.

Chapter 8. Mowing.

Chapter 9. Irrigation.

Chapter 10. Thatch, Cultivation, and Topdressing.

Chapter 11. Weed Control.

Chapter 12. Turf Insects.

Chapter 13. Turfgrass Diseases.

Chapter 14. Sports Field Management.

Chapter 15. Sod Production.

Chapter 16. Professional Lawn Care.

Chapter 17. Golf Course Maintenance.

About the Author.