1999, 488 pages, 72 color plates, 7 b/w photos, 76 drawings, 14 tables, 31 maps. Revised, expanded edition provides complete coverage of turfgrass pests in the continental U.S., Hawaii and southern Canada. It offers essential information on each major insect or insect group and other arthropods including taxonomy, importance, history, distribution, host plants and damage, life stages, habits and natural
enemies. It also provides an overview of detection and diagnosis of infestations, techniques for surveys, strategy and control principles, biological control, sampling techniques and integrated pest management. Identification of pests is greatly facilitated by 576 color photos of pests in all life stages, along with examples of the damage they cause. Hardcover; 7 x 10".