Recorded live in San Diego during one of our GIS seminar offerings, this segment features Nick Christians, Ph.D., who shares details regarding some of the elements of turfgrass identification. He reviews several of the common turf cultivars, their characteristics and growth habits. Christians further explains how this plays a role in other aspects of golf course management.
Original presentation date: Feb. 7, 2019 Education points: 0.15
About the Instructor
Nick Christians, Ph.D., is a professor of horticulture at Iowa State University. He earned his B.S. degree at Colorado State University and his master's and Ph.D. at The Ohio State University. Christians’ research focuses on turfgrass fertility, weed control, growth regulators and naturally occurring herbicides for the turf industry. His university appointment consists of a blend of teaching and research. His excellence in the turfgrass industry has been well-documented through the numerous awards, most recently the Meritorious Service Award from the Iowa Turfgrass Institute. In addition to his participation in many state and regional turfgrass conferences around the U.S., Christians has lectured on basic turfgrass management in Spain, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany and Japan. He has been a GCSAA faculty member since 1983.
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