This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
Introduces Master of Applied Science students to the principles and practices of management of plant diseases, pests and weeds. Modules of teaching within the unit will include: (1) Pest and Disease Monitoring and Decision Making, (2) Chemicals in Crop Protection, (3) Cultural Control and Host Plant Resistance, (4) Biological Control, and (5) Integrated Pest Management.
Students will also be expected to complete additional assignments/tutorials in selected research areas to enhance their depth of understanding in these areas.
In addition to general course content, students are expected to undertake prescribed reading at an advanced level on recent developments in crop protection and to incorporate this knowledge in their theory examination.
|Unit name||Crop Protection and Biosecurity|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Coordinator||Assoc Prof GR Allen|
Assoc Prof CR Wilson (coordinator), Dr KM Barry.
|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-hr theory exam (50%), assignments (50%)
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