Horticultural Plant Science

Subject 207-421 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 48 hours comprising lectures (24 hours), tutorials, practical sessions and field trips (24 hours).
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: Nil (subject is taken by students who have graduated from a non-cognate program).
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


James Will
Subject Overview:

The structure and function of plants and plant tissues, cell physiology, energy transformations, metabolism, photosynthesis, plant nutrition, water and nutrient uptake and transport, whole plant physiology.

By the conclusion of this subject the student should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the structure of plant cells and tissues, of the basic processes involved in the growth of plants and of the integration of these processes in the physiology of plant growth.

Assessment: A 60 minute examination 20% (due mid-semester), a 90 minute examination 40% (due end of semester) and two laboratory reports each equivalent to 1500 words 20% each (due during semester).
Prescribed Texts: A reading pack will be prepared for use in the subject.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Urban Horticulture

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