Full TGIF Record # 39104
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Material Type:CD-ROM
Content Type:Interactive Resource
Monographic Author(s):Schumann, G. L.; MacDonald, J. D.
Monograph Title:Turfgrass Diseases: Diagnosis and Management, [1996].
Publishing Information:St. Paul, MN: American Phytopathological Society
Evaluative Review:Appears in New Phytologist, 137(3) November 1997, p. 566, by David Hornby.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Diseases; Disease identification; Disease control
Abstract/Contents:"This CD-ROM is designed to help commercial turfgrass managers, scientists, and students find out what diseases affect their turfgrass and explains how to manage the problem. It features a number of interactive guides that direct users to key information on more than 65 turfgrass diseases and disease agents. Features include over 350 images, analysis and illustrations of disease cycles, illustrated pathogen genus index, a key to turfgrass species, detailed lists of management recommendations with specialized instructions for lawns or golf courses where appropriate, and a glossary. Interactive guides direct user to key information. These guides include: The Diagnostic Guide - conduct an investigation using step-by-step analysis with variables such as symptoms, temperature, microscopic signs, and environmental conditions to diagnose turfgrass diseases; The Image Browser - click on color images to match specific symptoms observed on the field with possible turfgrass diseases; Seasonal Calendars of Disease Occurrence - choose a specific species of turfgrass and click on diseases that are likely to occur during a particular season to get more information; Management Strategies - learn how to protect your turf with genetic resistance, environmental modification, biological control, pesticides, and soil sanitation; Pop-up Images - click on selected images to get a full-screen view."
See Also:See also related article, "New diagnostic software: "Turfgrass Diseases-Diagnosis and Management" on CD-ROM", Conference Proceedings of the 68th International Golf Course Conference & Show, 1997, p. 107, R=41032 R=41032
Note:Single user edition
Includes materials from Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases by R. W. Smiley, P. H. Dernoeden, and B. B. Clarke.
System Requirements: Windows - Windows 3.1 or Windows 95, 486/Mhz processor or higher, 8MB of RAM, SVGA monitor (256 colors), Double-speed CD-ROM drive, Works with most printers; Macintosh - System 7.0.1 or higher, 68030/25 Mhz processor or faster, 8MB of RAM, 256 color display, Double-speed CD-ROM drive, Works with most printers
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Schumann, G. L. [1996]. Turfgrass Diseases: Diagnosis and Management [CD-ROM]. St. Paul, MN: American Phytopathological Society
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