Horticultural Practice II

Subject HORT10011 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Burnley - 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: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 36 hours of practical classes, 12 hours tutorials
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Recommended Background Knowledge: N/A
Non Allowed Subjects: N/A
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/


Mr Stuart Burns


MSLE Student Centre

Email: msle-ugrad@unimelb.edu.au

Phone: 8344 0276

Subject Overview:

This subject builds on the development of horticultural principles and practices in ornamental horticulture and nursery production. It includes methods for and systems of propagating plants by grafting and rootstock production, assessing critical environmental factors that influence the establishment and growth of plants in the planted landscapes and, turf and ornamental plant establishment and maintenance.

Objectives: Information Not Available

One final 2-hour written examination worth 30% of final marks, two 1-hour tests held during semester worth 20% of final marks and two written assessments equivalent to 2000 words each, worth 50% of final marks.

Prescribed Texts: Infomation Not Available
Recommended Texts:

  • Growing media for ornamental plants and turf (K Handreck & N Black), 3rd edn, NSW University Press, Kensington, 2002
  • Science and the Garden (D S Ingram, D Vince-Prue & P J Gregory), Blackwell Pub., Oxford, 2002
  • Burnley Plant Directory (Database) 2002 (NO_AUTHOR), version 2.16, Burnley College, University of Melbourne
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture

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