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.
|Unit name||Agricultural Landscape Systems|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Coordinator||Dr R Doyle|
Dr M Hardie
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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KLA213 or KEA101 or KEA102 or Admission into a Masters course
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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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