Courses & Units

Crop Production KLA257

Hobart

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Introduction

The unit provides students with an overview of Australian horticultural and grain crop production and management. Study includes agroecological aspects of fruit, vegetable and grain crop production in Australia and the growth and development of the major crop species. Principles underlying canopy and nutrient management, flowering and fruit development, yield formation and post-harvest quality are examined.

Summary

Unit name Crop Production
Unit code KLA257
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Prof S Shabala

Teaching staff

A/Prof T Acuna , Dr A Gracie,  A/Prof Dugald Close

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,689.00 050101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

  • KLA115 or KPA161 or ZAB103 or Admission into a Masters course

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 lectures and 1 x 3 practical or tutorial class per week

Assessment

3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessment – two practical reports (40%), seminar (10%)

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Textbooks

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