This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
The unit provides Master of Applied Science 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. The practical component includes two experiments on seed germination and plant nutrition, plus a seminar. Students will also be expected to develop excellent laboratory record keeping and reporting skills.
In addition to general course content, students are expected to undertake prescribed reading at an advanced level on recent developments in crop production and to incorporate this knowledge in their theory examination.
|Unit name||Crop Production|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Prof S Shabala
|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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,599.00||050101|
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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, 13x3-hr practical classes
3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessment 1 practical report (20%), essay (20%), seminar (10%),
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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