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Pest management of turfgrass for sport and recreation / Gary Beehag, Jyri Kaapro and Andrew Manners
Bib ID 6973869
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Beehag, Gary W, author
 
Description Clayton, South VIC : CSIRO Publishing, [2016] 
©2016 
xiv, 294 pages : illustrations, 1 map, charts ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9780643095144 (paperback)
Summary

This book provides an industry reference for the identification of pests affecting the roots, stems and leaves of turfgrass and control of these species through integrated pest management. It contains information on the distribution, ecology and biology of pests and how to monitor them. The integrated pest management approach outlined in the book includes natural environmental controls, beneficial and predatory species of arthropods, resistant cultivars and insecticidal and miticidal pesticides.

Full contents
  • 1. Dynamic world of turfgrass pests
  • 2. Insect and mite morphology and development
  • 3. Monitoring for turfgrass pests
  • 4. Turfgrass integrated pest management
  • 5. Root-feeding insects
  • 6. Stem-feeding pests
  • 7. Foliage-feeding insects and mites
  • 8. Modern turfgrass insecticides and miticides.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-275) and index.

Subjects Turfgrasses -- Diseases and pests -- Control -- Australia.  |  Turf management -- Australia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Kaapro, Jyri, author  |  Manners, Andrew, author

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