The unit provides students with an overview of intensive and extensive crop production and management. Study includes agro-ecological 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 crop regulation are examined.
|Unit name||Crop Production|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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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Describe the key processes and scientific thinking as it relates to crop production in Tasmania and Australia.
Analyse key challenges in crop production in Australian farming systems
Apply scientific skills to conduct glasshouse and laboratory experiments based on principles of crop production and management individually and in groups.
Compile crop management reports for a scientific audience.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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KLA115 or KPA161 or ZAB114
Hobart: All lectures delivered online. Tutorials, field trips and practical delivered face-to-face.
Launceston: All lectures and some tutorials delivered online. 4 x whole-day face-to-face workshops/field trip/practicals scheduled.
ATT1 - Three Online quizzes (15%)
ATT2 - Report 1 (25%)
ATT3 - Report 2 (25%)
ATT4 - Exam (35%)
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