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

For more information write to: hejduk@mendelu.cz

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