Courses & Units

Plant Pathology KLA612

Hobart

Note:

This unit is available in even years.

This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.

Introduction

This unit provides Master of Applied Science students with instruction on advanced topics of plant disease biology and management. Topics will be illustrated by diseases caused by viral and virus-like agents, phytopathogenic bacteria and fungi in agricultural and horticultural systems. Topics include infection biology, host resistance, disease transmission, disease epidemiology and detection of pathogens. This unit integrates plant pathology with other disciplines including crop physiology, production and protection. Practical sessions are project-based including group work and field trips. Students will undertake an advanced task to extend the understanding of plant disease management.

Summary

Unit name Plant Pathology
Unit code KLA612
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr K Barry, Assoc Prof C Wilson

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

Availability

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

Key

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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,783.00 050101

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.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

KLA346

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

6 lectures, 13x3-hr practical classes, 2x1 hr tutorials

Assessment

3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessments (50%)

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