Crop and Pasture Production

Subject 212-821 (2009)

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Credit Points: 16.70
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures and 36 hours of practical work.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
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:

Subject Overview:

Microclimate and the exchange of energy and matter

between crops and the aerial and soil environment; water use

and water relationships; crop nutrition; phenological

development; assimilate relationships and the determination of

yield; adaptation to environmental stresses; the modelling of

crop and pasture production.

Practical Work: Glasshouse and laboratory exercise will

illustrate particular aspects of the lectures and familiarise

students with research techniques.

In addition to a three hour written examination at

the completion of the subject, written and practical tests may

be given throughout the course. Marks may also be given for

assignments and practical work. The timetable and the

weighting given to each component of assessment will be

published at the beginning of the subject.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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