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|
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26 lectures, 13x3-hr practical classes
3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessment - assignments (25%), research project report (15%), research seminar (10%)
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