Courses & Units

Crop Production KLA434

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This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Crop Production
Unit code KLA434
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator Professor Sergey Shabala
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

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Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge: Understand the key processes and modern scientific thinking as it relates to crop production in Tasmania and Australia.
  • Analysis: Analysis and evaluation of emerging issues in crop production in Australian farming systems.
  • Practical skills in crop production: Competency in appropriate scientific skills to conduct glasshouse and laboratory experiments based on principles of crop production and management.
  • Communication: Well-developed written and oral communication skills, both individually and in groups.
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 50 min lectures weekly; 1 x 3 h practical class or tutorial weekly

AssessmentOnline quizzes (10%)|Report 1 (20%)|Report 2 (20%)|Examination (50%)
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Textbooks

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