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Turfgrass Management

Offered Every semester including summer. This course in Individual Studies in Agronomy is for students who will be working on their capstone project with their adviser. It is based on creative projects, including non-thesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.

3 credit course. Offered Fall semester odd years. Lectures and exercises designed to develop student competency in plant selection to promote ecological diversity and genetically superior plants.

3 credit course. Offered Spring semester even years. Lectures, reading assignments, and problems designed to develop student competency in plant physiology as it relates to turfgrass management strategies.

3 credit course. Offered Spring semester odd years. Lectures and exercises designed to develop student competency in solving turfgrass pest problems, as well as disease resistance in turfgrass.

3 credit course. Offered Fall semester even years. This course will provide an introduction to literature search in turfgrass management, identification of most pertinent peer-reviewed journals for each area of interest/specialty in turfgrass management, and utilization of other resources.