Covers the basic mechanisms of plant function, from the molecular to the whole-plant level. The unit consists of several modules and covers cell physiology, whole-plant physiology, crop growth and development and crop adaptive responses to environment. These modules examine plant--water relations, photosynthetic performance, respiration and transport processes in terms of their effect on crop yield and performance in field conditions. Fundamental issues in plant physiology are studied in relation to principles of crop improvement and optimisation of crop performance.
|Unit name||Crop Physiology|
|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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PrerequisitesKPA161 or Admission into a Masters course
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:KLA433
26 lectures, 39 hrs practicals
3-hr theory exam (60%), laboratory reports and research essays (40%)
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