HORTICUTLURE 451 OFFERED ONLINE IN SPRING 2015

January 5, 2015

The advanced turf course, Hort 451, will be offered online again this spring.  It is available in a web-based format that can be accessed from anywhere in world.  Those interested should go to:  
http://agonline.iastate.edu/e-course/professional-turfgrass-management
for more information.
It is available for both undergraduate and graduate credit.

(and NO, this is not my high school graduation picture)

Professional Turfgrass Management

Registration Information

Dept Affiliation: 

Horticulture

Credit Hours: 2

Semester: Spring

Start Date / End Date: 01/12/2015 to 05/08/2015

Prerequisites: Hort 351 or permission of instructor

Max Enrollment: 25

Course Materials: Mathematics of Turfgrass Maintenance, Nick Christians ISBN 9780470048450; 4th Ed, 2008 Wiley Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Nick Christians ISBN 9780470587317; 4th Ed, 2011 Wiley

HORT 451

Course Description: Turfgrass science including the study of (1) specific information on soil chemistry and soil modification as they relate to the development and maintenance of turfgrass areas, (2) specialized management practices used in athletic field care, professional lawn care, and golf course industries, and (3) construction methods for golf courses and sports fields. Nonmajor graduate credit.

Number of Credits: 2

Instructor Info

Instructor: Nick Christians

nchris@iastate.edu

Category: 
Author(s): 

Nick Christians Professor

Nick Christians, Ph.D. – University professor of turfgrass management, Iowa State University, Department of Horticulture, Ames, IA, and adjunct faculty, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Dr. Christians received his B.S. from the Colorado State University ...