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Hobart, Launceston


This unit examines agricultural production systems within the context of climate, landscapes and natural resources. Management of soil, land, water and vegetation resources on a catchment and property basis will be covered. Students will develop competency in the assessment of land resources including soil survey, land capability, biodiversity and suitability for agriculture and forestry. A group mapping project will form a major part of the assessment.

Summary 2020

Unit name Agricultural Landscape Systems
Unit code KLA381
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator  Dr R Doyle
Teaching staff

Dr M Hardie

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



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KLA213 or KEA101 or KEA102 or Admission into a Masters course

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Teaching Pattern

26 lectures, 13 x 3-hr practicals, several full-day field trips including on weekends


3-hr theory exam (40%), internal assessment - group mapping reports (45%), simulation report (5%), seminar (10%)

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