The Turfgrass Trio includes:
Destructive Turf Insects, 2nd Edition, by Harry D. Niemczyk, Ph.D. and David J. Shetlar, Ph.D., is the revised, definitive, practical guide to destructive turf insects for turfgrass owners, sports field managers, lawn service operators, golf course superintendents, students and others involved with turfgrass management. Written in easy-to-read language and filled with photos and illustrations, Destructive Turf Insects, 2nd Edition provides accurate biological information, aids for diagnosis and identification of cool and warm season turfgrass pests and offers multiple approaches for their control.
The book, based on 50 years of collective turf entomology experience, is complimented by 447 color photos and 116 line illustrations. Destructive Turf Insects, 2nd Edition is a thorough and complete resource for anyone involved in turfgrass management.
Lawn & Landscape Technician’s Handbook - This field guide to turf & ornamental insect identification & management provides lawn and landscape technicians with unequaled information on the biology, behavior and physical characteristics of more than 60 commonly encountered insect pests in both turfs and ornamentals. You’ll find pest identification tips and detailed individual pest profiles with accompanying illustrations, as well as a full-color photo identification section featuring more than 50 insects. Perfect for lawn care operators, training professionals, training directors, entomologists, regulatory officials, and technicians!
Turfgrass Ecology & Management - The mission of this book is to stimulate and encourage the development of a working philosophy of complete turfgrass management. This book explains why turf managers do what they do and provides a framework in which to judge and develop management programs. Ecology, as a structure for turf management, is a viable alternative in which to describe and justify management programs that have not been fully investigated.