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Invitation to Winter school of greenkeepers in Lednice, MENDEL University (Czech Republic)

Czech greenkeepers association

in co-operation with:

  • Department of animal nutrition and grassland science, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University in Brno,
  • Department of Planting Design and Maintenance, Faculty of Horticulture, and
  • Association for science and technology Faculty of AgriSciences of Mendel University in Brno


to “Winter school of greenkeepers” with a participation of specialists from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Czech Republic

Term:   30.11.- 1.12.2016 (Wednesday – Thursday)

Venue:  MENDEL University, Faculty of Horticulture in Lednice, Valtická 337 (coordinates 48.7965069N, 16.7995025E)


Attendants registration                          30.11.2016        8,00 a.m.

Beginning of the lectures:                      30.11.2016        9,00 a.m.

Expected end of the lectures:                1.12.2016 c.      2,00 p.m.


Accommodation:  every attendant orders on its own, student’s dormitory or hotels are available




Jerry Knox, Cranfield University, UK

Engineering better water management in golf: improving irrigation efficiency and reducing environmental impacts


Niels Dokkuma, Agronomist of Royal Netherlands Golf Federation, NL

Structural playing quality, Best practices in Integrated Turfgrass Management


Olaf Bos, Barenbrug, NL

What do we really know about our grasses


Bohumil Bradna, Planta Naturalis Markvartice u Sobotky, CZ

Establishment and management of species-rich, flowering turfgrasses not just at golf courses


Jan Mládek, Palacký University, Olomouc, CZ

Yellowrattles (Rhinanthus sp.)  as an instrument for biodiversity enhancement in extensively managed turfgrasses


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