This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
Examines the status of agronomy, including developments in breeding, physiology and management. Farming systems research is also examined through a study of topics such as seasonal forecasting and climate change, crop sequence, crop simulation modelling and precision farming. Practical work is mainly based on negotiated project work, undertaken in groups. In addition to general course content, students are expected to undertake prescribed reading at an advanced level on recent developments in agronomy and to incorporate this knowledge in their theory examination.
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
A/Prof T Acuna
Dr Beth Penrose
|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|
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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.
ILO1: Apply integrated scientific principles of agronomy to the management of crops, crop sequences and cropping scenarios to improve productivity and/or sustainability.
ILO2: Design and conduct experiments to address contemporary issues in agronomy
ILO3: Effectively communicate all aspects of a research project to industry and scientific audiences
ILO4: Work effectively, ethically and safely as an individual and in teams
|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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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
26 lectures, 13x3-hr practical classes
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