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Turfgrass (TURF)

TURF 425 Turfgrass Cultural Systems (3) A study of turfgrass maintenance practices and how their interrelationships can be utilized to develop meanagement systems.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: SOILS 101, TURF 235  

TURF 434 Turfgrass Edaphology (3) Characterization of soil physical properties for the establishment and maintenance of sports turf; includes root-zone construction.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: SOILS 101, TURF 235  

TURF 435 Turfgrass Nutrition (4) Study of turfgrass nutrition and growth; emphasizing constructed and mineral soil fertility, nutrient uptake and function, and fertilizer use efficiency.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: SOILS 101, TURF 235  

TURF 436W Case Studies in Turfgrass Management (3) Case study and discussion considering integrated management of selected turfgrass sites; emphasis on problem analysis, principle application, and decision making.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: TURF 238, TURF 425  

TURF 489 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3) Participate with instructors in teaching and undergraduate turfgrass course. Assist with teaching an evaluation and with development of instructional materials.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: TURF 235  

TURF 490 Colloquium (1) Oral presentations developed by students in consultation with the course instructor.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: seventh semester standing  

TURF 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

TURF 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013

TURF 497 Special Topics (2-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2015

TURF 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-8) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2014

TURF 850 Turfgrass Physiology (3) Lectures, reading assignments, and problems designed to develop student competency in plant physiology as it relates to turfgrass management strategies.
Effective: Summer 2013

TURF 852 Turfgrass Health Management (3) Lectures and exercises designed to develop student competency in solving turfgrass pest problems, as well as disease resistance in turfgrass.
Effective: Summer 2013

TURF 853 (PPATH 853) Interpreting Turfgrass Science Literature (3) Introduction to turfgrass research publications, interpretation of the data, and discussion of the significance of the results.
Effective: Summer 2013

Last Import from UCM: May 19, 2018 3:00 AM


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