So you're ready to spread some fertilizer or perhaps spray some pesticide. Are you using the right chemical for the job? Are you using it in the right way? Are you breaking any environmental regulations? The knowledge level required of turf and agricultural managers when applying chemicals to a variety of sites today is constantly rising. But this book can help you meet the challenge. Written in non-technical language for the practicing manager, it conveys a basic understanding and working knowledge of fundamental chemical properties that relate to daily turfgrass and agricultural management. It gives you the practical knowledge you need to successfully and safely tackle the problem at hand. Complete, up-to-date information provided by two experts in the field cover the subject from A to Z, including new products, regulations, and management techniques.
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The most up-to-date guide to chemistry used in turfgrass management
To keep the sophisticated turfgrasses and agricultural sites of today healthy and vibrant, professionals need an informative, user-friendly guide to the full range of chemical reactions that occur in daily turfgrass and agriculture management. Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry offers the necessary tools to understand and tackle all types of chemical issues, with minimal or no chemistry background.
Succinct yet informative coverage addresses all aspects of how chemicals affect the environment. An easy-to-understand introduction to basic chemistry principles aptly prepares readers for the helpful synopses that explain more complex chemical concepts in such topics as plant biochemistry, soil chemistry properties, plant nutrition and turf fertilizers, plant tissue and soil testing, and pesticides.
Applicable guidance makes this an ideal hands-on reference for solving day-to-day problems. The diverse group of experienced authors support their combined expertise with material on the latest products, regulations, and management techniques to provide a source of real-world solutions to a wide range of questions.
Fundamentals of Turfgrass and Agricultural Chemistry is the most complete, easy-to-use chemistry resource for golf course superintendents, assistants, club managers, greens committee members, agricultural managers, product salespersons, and regulatory agencies.About the Author:
L. B. McCARTY, PhD, is Professor of Horticulture specializing in turfgrass science and management at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. During his career, he oversaw the design and construction of "The Envirotron," the state-of-the-art research and education turfgrass facility at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he served as a turfgrass specialist. He has published more than 300 articles dealing with all phases of turfgrass management and has given more than 500 presentations on the subject.
IAN R. RODRIGUEZ is a PhD candidate in the Department of Horticulture at Clemson University.
B. TODD BUNNELL is a graduate research assistant pursuing a PhD in plant physiology (with turfgrass emphasis) at Clemson University. He has published numerous articles and presented research findings at conferences worldwide.
F. CLINT WALTZ is Assistant Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences at the University of Georgia in Griffin. He has worked in golf course maintenance for more than two years at the Augusta National Golf Club.
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