This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
Introduces Master of Applied Science students to the most dominant life forms on earth via the disciplines of entomology and plant pathology. It explores the classification, diversity, structure, function and general biology of insects and examines the concepts of plant disease and diagnostic procedures for plant pathogens (including fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes). A collection of insects is a required component of the unit.
Students will also be expected to complete additional tests/assignments/tutorials in selected research areas to enhance their depth of understanding of these areas.
In addition to general course content, students are expected to undertake prescribed reading at an advanced level and to incorporate this knowledge in their theory examination.
|Unit name||Entomology and Plant Pathology|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Assoc Prof GR Allen (Coordinator), Assoc Prof CR Wilson (Coordinator)
|Available as student elective?||No|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
26 lectures and at least 39 hrs practicals/tutorials
3 hour theory exam (45%), assignments (55%)
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