Destructive Turfgrass Insects: Biology, Diagnosis, and Control by Daniel A. PotterDestructive Turfgrass Insects: Biology, Diagnosis, and Control by Daniel A. Potter

Destructive Turfgrass Insects: Biology, Diagnosis, and Control

byDaniel A. Potter

Hardcover | May 16, 1998

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"...the most useful, practical book I have seen on the management of turfgrass insect pests...mandatory reading for turfgrass managers in golf, lawns, and sports..." --Dr. James B. Beard, International Sports Turf Institute, Inc.

Written in clear, everyday language, Destructive Turfgrass Insects covers the biology, diagnosis, and control of virtually all the insects and mites that attack warm- and cool-season turfgrasses. No other source gives you as many practical and comprehensive management guidelines for use on golf courses, lawns, and sports fields.
Daniel A. Potter is a professor of entomology at the University of Kentucky, where he has taught courses and conducted research on turfgrass insects since 1979. He received his B.S. degree from Cornell University in 1974, and his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1978. Dr. Potter is a worldwide authority on insect pests of turf and w...
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Title:Destructive Turfgrass Insects: Biology, Diagnosis, and ControlFormat:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 10.3 × 7.37 × 1.1 inPublished:May 16, 1998Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:1575040239

ISBN - 13:9781575040233

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Table of Contents

1. Managing Turfgrass Insect Pests.

2. Insect Biology and Identification.

3. Detection and Monitoring of Insect Pests.

4. Insecticides--Types and Modes of Action.

5. Using Insecticides Safely.

6. Using Insecticide Effectively.

7. Safeguarding the Environment.

8. Root-Infesting Insect Pests.

9. Pests that Burrow in Stems or Damage Crowns.

10. Pests that Suck Juices and Discolor Leaves and Stems.

11. Insects That Chew Leaves and Stems.

12. Biting and Stinging Pests in the Turf Environment.

13. Nuisance Pests and Innocuous Invertebrates.

14. Beneficial Invertebrates: Predators, Parasitoids, and Thatch Busters.

15. Managing Nuisance Wildlife Problems in the Turfgrass Environment.

Appendix 1. Sources of Local Information.

Appendix 2. Reference Books and Periodicals.

Appendix 3. Sources of Pest Management Equipment.

Appendix 4. Weights and Measurements.

Glossary of Terms.

Index.

Editorial Reviews

"...the most useful, practical book I have seen on the management of turfgrass insect pests...mandatory reading for turfgrass managers in golf, lawns, and sports..." —Dr. james B. Beard, International Sports Turf Institute, Inc., College Station, Texas "...Finally a turf book that integrates entomology and agronomy, biological and pesticide control, and bad insects versus nuisance and beneficial insects...makes turf insect control and current public issues very understandable..." —Dr. A.J. Powell, Jr., Turfgrass Agronomist, University of Kentucky