Turfgrass Biology, Genetics, and Breeding

Turfgrass Biology, Genetics, and Breeding

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The cultivation of various turfgrasses has evolved into a dynamic, multi-billion dollar industry. Yet, there is still a real lack of information available for those seeking to understand the complex science behind its growth. This book, edited by two knowledgeable and highly respected experts, presents for the first time a comprehensive study of the various types of turfgrasses, their genetic and biological makeup, and the specifics of when, how, where and why each species was adapted for use. The only book that deals specifically with the science behind the major types of turfgrasses, Turfgrass Biology will prove to be an invaluable, time-saving reference and research tool for professionals interested or engaged in the genesis of turfgrasses.P. Riordan. 1994. Tridiscus sporoboli and Trionymus sp. (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae): Potential new mealybug pests of buffalograss turf. /. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 67:169-172. ... Coop. Ext., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. EC92- 1245-C. ... Manual of the Grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200.

Title:Turfgrass Biology, Genetics, and Breeding
Author:Michael D. Casler, Ronny R. Duncan
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2003-01-30


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