Dr. James B Beard is the world’s leading authority on turfgrasses
and turfgrass science. He spent most of his career in
academia, first at Michigan State University, then at Texas A&M
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Beard’s Turfgrass Encyclopedia for Golf Courses – Grounds – Lawns – Sports Fields
Beard’s Turfgrass Encyclopedia is the latest body of work from
internationally renowned turfgrass agronomist James B Beard.
Containing the complete A-to-Z of turfgrass, this quintessential tome
encompasses both cultural practice from across a broad range of uses
(such as golf courses, lawns, parks, roadsides, and sports fields),
as well as the scientific aspects of turfgrasses and their culture
(as used by educators, researchers, and scholars). The format
provides a comprehensive reference in diagnosing and solving
practical problems in the "real world." The range of subjects
includes the spectrum of grass species and cultivars, ecology,
physiology, soils, microenvironments, cultural practices, entomology,
pathology, pest management, and equipment. Beard’s Turfgrass
Encyclopedia is applicable worldwide.
Profusely illustrated, foil-stamped cover
648 pp., 8.00" x 11.00", 2005