The unit explores human population growth and the impending global food crisis by introducing agriculture as a managed ecosystem, from the earliest shifting cultivation systems to the most intensive systems currently practiced today. The ecological, economic and social sustainability of these systems is considered in relation to diversity, intensity of management and productivity. The unit includes field trips to contrasting agricultural production systems in the Hobart area to illustrate major sustainability concepts covered in the unit. Field trips are recorded and made available for flexible delivery to all students.
|Unit name||Sustainable Resource Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
A/Prof T Acuna
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,599.00||050199|
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2 lectures, 3 hrs tutorial/excursions weekly (13 wks)
2-hr exam (40%), continuous assessment (60%)
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