Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 20 hours of practicals/seminars and 4 hour field trip |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements fo this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Denise Johnstone
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the care and management of trees in urban settings. The content will include tree anatomy and structure, tree growth and function, tree selection principles and examples, tree root systems, tree pathology and health, methods of tree assessment and evaluation, tree protection strategies, planning and management issues and case-studies (including surveys, location mapping, inventories and protection strategies) and an introduction to safe arboricultural work practices.
|Objectives:||On completion students should gain an appreciation of the complexities of tree management for urban sites. At the conclusion of the subject students should be able to demonstrate their understanding of tree assessment, tree valuation methods and a range of tree health problems and their management.|
One written assignment equivalent to 3000 words (50%) due mid-semester, a seminar presentation of 10 minutes duration due during the semester (20%), and two reports equivalent to 1000 words (30%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This course encompasses particular generic skills. On completion of the course students should:
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
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