Students undertaking this unit as part of an associate degree are requested to contact the degree co-ordinator for teaching patterns.
This unit introduces you to the most dominant life forms on earth via the disciplines of entomology and plant pathology. It explores the classification, diversity, structure, function and general biology of insects and examines the concepts of plant disease and diagnostic procedures for plant pathogens (including fungi, bacteria and viruses). A collection of insects is a required component of the unit.
|Unit name||Lower Life Forms: Insects and Plant Diseases|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Assoc Prof GR Allen (Coordinator), Assoc Prof CR Wilson (Coordinator), Dr KM Barry
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2019: $1,169.00||2019: $2,689.00||059901|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
26 lectures and 39 hrs practicals/tutorials
3-hr theory exam (46%), internal assessment (54%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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