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TURF 201
Turfgrass Cultural Practices


Credits: 6
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60


Description
Introduction to turf grass cultural practices. Topics include turf grass types, turf grass uses, cultivars, selection of grasses, turf fertilization and fertilizer selection, water needs of the grass plant and irrigation, renovation practices, future trends, and turf grass assessment techniques.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Summarize the components of the different types of turf grass.
  • Identify the different types of turf grass.
  • Describe the selection criteria used to determine the different uses of turf grass.
  • Explain the varietal differences of turf grass.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of turf grass cultivars and seed selection.
  • Summarize the criteria used for turf grass fertilizer requirements and selection.
  • Describe the water requirements of turf grasses and irrigation of turf.
  • Identify future trends concerning turf grass.

  • Course Topics
  • Turfgrass identification
  • The turfgrass plant
  • The turfgrass plant's growing environment
  • Turfgrass uses
  • Selecting cultivars
  • Cultural factors affecting the turfgrass plant
  • Turfgrass pests
  • Future trends
  • Waste disposal methods

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TURF 201
    Spring 2013
    5032
    William Griffith
    TURF 201
    Fall 2012
    1216
    William Griffith
    TURF 201
    Fall 2012
    5032
    William Griffith
    TURF 201
    Spring 2012
    5032
    William Griffith
    TURF 201
    Fall 2011
    5032
    William Griffith


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
     
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.