Courses & Units

Agronomy KLA331

Hobart

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Agronomy
Unit code KLA331
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator

A/Prof T Acuna

Teaching staff

Dr Beth Penrose

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050301 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,783.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KPA161 or KLA115 or Admission into a Masters course

Mutual Exclusions

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

KLA606

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

26 lectures and 13x3-hr practicals

Assessment

3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessment - assignments (25%), research project report (15%), research seminar (10%)

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Textbooks

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